Chapter 1 AGRICULTURE IN INDIA
Role of Agriculture in the Indian Economy, Agricultural Production in India, Horticulture Production in India, Animal Husbandry in India, India’s Position in World Agriculture (2016)
Chapter 2 INDIAN AGRICULTURE POLICY
National Agriculture Policy, National Seeds Policy, Agricultural Price Policy, National Food Processing Policy , The Foreign Trade Policy, Marine Fishing Policy, National Food and Biotechnology Policy, National Policy on Handling, Storage, And Transportation of Foodgrains, National Policy for Farmers, The Pesticide Management Bill, The Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) Policy, National Food Security Act, New Investment Policy in the Urea Sector , Direct Cash Transfer Policy , The National Livestock Policy, National Agro-Forestry Policy, National Food Security Mission (NFSM, Policy Shift in Agriculture
Chapter 3 AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Agribusiness, Agribusiness Network, Distinguishing Features of Agribusiness, Challenges in Agribusiness, Scope of Agribusiness, Forms of Organization, Agribusiness Management, Agribusiness Activities, Functional Management in Agribusiness, Agribusiness Economics, Setting up of an Agribusiness Enterprise, Change in Approach
Chapter 4 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
Production Systems, Natural Resource Management, Biodiversity, Land Use Management, Soil Management, Integrated Water Resources Management, Agricultural Water Strategy (AWS), Agricultural Water Use Efficiency, Agricultural Water Management, Irrigation Water-Use Efficiency, Integrated Irrigation Management, Water Productivity, Sustainable Agriculture , Regional Agro-Climatic Planning (RACP), Watershed Management, Organic Farming, Global Positioning Systems (GPS, Precision Farming , Climate Change and Agriculture
Chapter 5 INPUT MANAGEMENT
Fertilizer Marketing, Fertilizer Marketing Costs , Effective Nutrient Usage, Balanced Use Of Fertilizers, Seed System, Seed Production, Seed Marketing, Pesticides Marketing, Credit, Role of Financial Institutions, Infrastructure Management, Negotiable Warehouse Receipts (NWRS), National Food Security Act (NFSA), Agricultural Mechanisation Programme, Information, Technology, Biotechnology, Efficient Input Marketing System, Input Profitability Analysis
Chapter 6 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
Approaches to Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Marketing System, Marketing Costs , Marketing System Efficiency, Marketing Organization, Marketing Strategies, Market Information System, Agricultural Marketing In India, Agricultural Price Policy, Marketing Reforms, Contract Farming, The National Agricultural Market, Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC), Marketing Channels, Community Agricultural Enterprise
Chapter 7 AGRO- PROCESSING
Paddy Based Industry, Cotton Industry, Sugarcane Based Industry, Fisheries Industry, Dairy Industry, Horticulture Industry, Poultry Industry, Performance of Food Processing Sector in India, Challenges Faced by the Industry, Government Initiatives, Mega Food Parks Scheme, Scheme For Cold Chain, Value Addition and Preservation Infrastructure.
Chapter 8 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Business Processes in the Agribusiness Supply Chain, Integrated Supply Chains, Supply Networks, Contract Farming Models, Agribusiness Supply Chains In India, International Meat Supply Chains, Traceability, Advantages of Integratio.
Chapter 9 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Research Initiatives, Extension Initiatives, Agri-Clinics and Agri- Business Centres, Kisan Call Center (KCC) ,Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ,Networking through ICT , ICT Applications in Agriculture, ICT Applications n Agricultural in e-Commerce, ICT Implementation In Agriculture , Government Initiatives , Kisan Call Centers , Private ICT Initiatives
Chapter 10 RISK MANAGEMENT
Management of Risk, Vertical Integration, Crop Insurance, Risk Mitigation in India, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, Forward Contracts, Futures Markets, Futures Trading in India, Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1952, Organisation of Futures Trading, Forward Markets Commission, Futures Trading Terminology, Commodity Futures Market in India.