Fifth Deans’ Committee recommendations have been adopted and implemented.
Innovations in instructional technology have been promoted through e-classrooms and videoconferencing.
Initiated teaching, research and extension in newly established colleges of Agriculture, Dairy and Fisheries.
Experiential Learning Programmes (ELP) have been redesigned with inclusion of more farmer- oriented activities.
Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities have been intensified and new activities have been added.
Research has been initiated on hybrid technology, precision farming and climate resilient agriculture.
BAU released two new varieties of linseed viz. Divya (BAU-06-03) and Priyam (BAU-2012-1).
Proposal for release of one variety of Marua (Birsa Marua-J) and two varieties of Soybean (Birsa Soybea-3 & Birsa Soybean-4) submitted and one variety each of Soy bean (Birsa Safed Soybaean-2) and Groundnut (Birsa Groundnut-d) were proposed for notification.
Jharsuk breed of Pig has been developed which has become popular in eastern and north- eastern India.
Scientists of the University brought out 135 research publications, 02 books, 08 technical bulletins, 01 training manuals and 16 folders.
The KVKs organized 1718 training courses for practicing farmers & farm women, 607 for rural youth and 212 training courses for extension functionaries. Altogether, 78,966 farmers and farm women and 8316 extension functionaries were trained.
Scientists of the University delivered 39 Radio and 44 T.Y. talks.
Directorate of Seeds and Farms produced 9029.79 quintals foundation seed of different crops and supply 45000 quality planting materials.
Altogether 1,31,537 pkts. (lOO gm each) of Biofertilizers and 71.97 quintals of vermi compost were produced and distributed.
A total of 3,856 soil samples were tested and advisory was provided.
Altogether 951 farmers benefitted from Veterinary advisory services, 2,547 cases were treated and 1,068 diagnostic test services were provided to farmers.
ATIC sold 4565 number of priced publications and distributed 5000 number of publications and 25 CDs of cost to the farmers.
Altogether, 2,583 farmers were benefitted from various technological services by ATIC.
IT infrastructure has been strengthened through OFC cabling and wi-fi system in faculties.