Gurugram, August 8, 2023: The School of Agricultural Sciences at GD Goenka University is proud to announce its recent achievement of being awarded the highly esteemed Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) accreditation. This accreditation serves as a remarkable testament to the institution’s dedication to excellence in agricultural education and research within India. The ICAR accreditation is a significant recognition of the institution’s commitment to shaping the nation’s agricultural landscape through innovation, technological advancements, and sustainable farming practices.
The university celebrates this achievement as being the only private university in the Delhi NCR region to have secured the ICAR accreditation. This milestone ensures that GD Goenka University’s bachelor’s programme in agriculture consistently upholds the highest standards of education and industry relevance.
Moreover, the School is also awarding a PG programme in Agronomy, Soil Science, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture, Extension Education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, and Ph.D. in all the above-mentioned courses.
Nipun Goenka, Managing Director, GD Goenka Group, expressed his enthusiasm regarding this remarkable achievement, stating, “We are thrilled to have received the prestigious ICAR accreditation for our School of Agricultural Sciences. This recognition reaffirms our commitment to delivering excellence in agricultural education and research. We are coming up with a state-of the-art-hydroponic facility which will enable students to get hands-on training with the latest technology in the agriculture sector. GD Goenka University is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of agricultural leaders who will drive innovation, sustainability, and positive change in the industry.”
The recognition is a reflection of the institution’s dedication to fostering knowledge, innovation, and sustainable practices that will contribute to the growth and advancement of the agricultural sector in India and beyond.