National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology (CAAST)
Centre for Agricultural Market Intelligence
NAHEP - CAAST
Anand Agricultural University has bagged an ICAR-World Bank funded project to establish Centre for Agricultural Market Intelligence at its campus. Total fund sanctioned under the project is Rs. 16.89 crore. The project duration is three years and it has multidisciplinary team covering crops, dairy, food processing, poultry and fisheries. The Project has been sanctioned under National Agricultural Higher Education Project of the Indian Council of Agriculture Research.
The project has a total strength of 31 staff members of which 25 have been recruited.
Experts from country's premium institutes including IIM-Ahmedabad, Institute of Rural Management (IRMA),
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Junagadh Agricultural University, The National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India (NCDFI)
apart from three foreign universities including Australia's Western Sydney University and The Papua New Guinea University of Technology
and US Texas Tech University are involved in the project.
The major objectives of this project includes price forecasting and behaviors, export competitiveness, evaluation of e-National Agriculture Market (eNAM), market institutions and capacity building of faculty, students, farmers and other stake holders.
Dr. R. C. Agrawal
National Director - NAHEP
Dr. P. K. Ghosh
National Coordinator - CAAST
Dr. Prabhat Kumar
National Coordinator (M&E)
Dr. R. V. Vyas
Dr. Y. C. Zala
Principal & Dean, IABMI
Dr. R. S. Pundir
Survey design and instrument standardization
Data collection for crops, livestock, dairy, poultry, and fisheries from different ources, including satellite imageries for crop area