Agriculture and plantation jobs in India involve production of fiber, feed, food and the other goods. This is usually done by synthetic growing or harvesting of animals and plants and other forms of life. This field is also known as “Agricultural Sciences” or “Agronomy”.
Planting a crop on a very large scale is called Plantation.
Plantation and Agriculture Job Vacancy
Students graduating in agriculture learn better methods in growing cash crops like sugar cane, tea, jute, and tobacco. Qualified agriculturists are provided good opportunities in rubber plantations, tea gardens, fruit orchards and organized vegetable farms. Their services are extremely helpful in producing these cash or high value crops as they are exported for revenue. They can go on to become farm managers.
Careers in plantation and agriculture also exist in laboratories, research institutes, and soil conservation bodies.
Plantation and agriculture professionals are also required for Industrial plantations. An example of such production is producing very high amount of wood within a certain period for wood or paper industries, state forestry or even private land owners. They are also recruited to facilitate environmental plantations. This is done for soil protection.
Graduates or post graduates of Agriculture and allied sciences have career options and opportunities in teaching, transfer-of-technology streams and research in SAU, and non government industry or organizations. Qualified candidates can avail bank loans and credits for the agri-based projects and other areas of competence. With each passing year plantation and agriculture are providing excellent employment opportunity for the educated as well as uneducated class.
Agricultural Courses in India
Courses train students in farming techniques, plantation techniques, crop protection, soil conservation, multiple cropping etc Institutes which offer undergraduate and post graduate degrees in agriculture are
- Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia
- Chandrasekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur
- Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030, Andhra Pradesh;