Centre for Crop Protection

Center for Social Sciences

The Center for Social Sciences deals with the transfer of technologies, value chain analysis, production and marketing efficiency of agricultural and horticultural crops. This center includes

  1. Agricultural Extension
  2. Agricultural Economics
  3. Agricultural and Rural management
  4. Agricultural Statistics
  5. Computer science
  6. Tamil and English
  7. Mathematics
  8. YOGA
  9. Physical education
  10. Library

Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education. The field of 'extension' now encompasses a wider range of communication and learning activities organized for rural people by educators from different disciplines, including agriculture, agricultural marketing, health, and business studies.

Agricultural economics is a study of the allocation, distribution, and utilization of the resources used, along with the commodities produced, by farming. Agricultural economics plays a role in the economics of development, for a continuous level of farm surplus is one of the wellsprings of technological and commercial growth.

The structural changes in the economy have resulted in major shifts in Indian agricultural scenario. The transformation of subsistence orientation to commercialization necessitates opening up vast opportunities for value addition , package and exports of agricultural production with high value technologies. The policies of privatization and globalization opened these opportunities, which demand for managerial skills in various agribusiness sectors.

Agricultural statistics is the branch of economics, that deals with agriculture and, as such, is an important tool for state management and planned guidance of socialist agricultural enterprises.

Computer science is the study of algorithmic processes and computational machines. As a discipline, computer science spans a range of topics from theoretical studies of algorithms, computation and information to the practical issues of implementing computing systems in hardware and software. Computer science addresses any computational problems, especially information processes, such as control, communication, perception, learning, and intelligence.