College of Agricultural Engineering Technology, Mungeli
This college has started since academic session 2007-08 with the admission of
the PET qualified students, through counseling conducted in Indira Gandhi Krishi
Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur for B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) four year degree
Initially the name of the college was “College of Agricultural Engineering,
IGKV, Mungeli. After completion of all the formalities of donation of 30.00 acre
land and cash amount of Rs. 60.00 lacs as (Rs. 20 lacs have been received as per
agreement between trust and VV), by Bhawani Sao Ramlal Sao Dharmada trust,
Mungeli the college has been renamed as “Bhawani Sao Ramlal Sao Memorial College
of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, IGKV, Mungeli” on 31.03.2008.
The qualification for the admission in the college is as per the norms mentioned
on Pre Engineering Test rule book published by state Government. After
assessment of the availability of the infrastructure and initial facility at
Mungeli town, finally it was decided that from academic session 2007-2008 the
college may be started at Faculty of Agricultural Engineering Building at IGKV
Raipur. It was further decided that as soon as the minimum facilities are
created or an alternative arrangement is made, the college will be shifted to
Mungeli town. Accordingly, the first batch of 23 students (19 nos. boys & 04
nos. girls) for the degree program of B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) was
admitted in this college on 25.09.2007 (Date of Counseling: 10-11 August 07 &
Date of Registration: 25.09.2007). During academic session 2008-09 total 42 nos.
students have been admitted at state/VV level and 02 students have joined after
their selection through ICAR.
The University has appointed to Dr. Vinay K. Pandey as Dean of this college on
11.07.08. Prior to this Dr. Pandey has served this college as OSD/ Nodal Officer
from 11.07.07 to 13.07.08. The university has provided 18 Nos. of non teaching
staff to the college.
The orientation programme of the first year students was organized on 23.10.07.
Hon’ble Vice chancellor, IGKV was the chief guest of the function. Director
research, Director Extension, Dean Students welfare, Director Instruction, Dean
Faculty of Agricultural, Dean faculty of Agricultural engineering, Dean College
of Dairy Technology, All HODS and faculty members were present during the
function. The students were briefed about the degree programme and other
activities of the college.
All other activities pertaining to the students i.e. sports, cultural, NSS etc.
are also being carried out smoothly according to the availability of the
resources. The examinations of both semesters of first year students have been
arranged smoothly. In university level meeting after a long discussion it is
decided to run all courses recommended by fourth dean’s committee. As an
alternative system a committee of I.G.K.V, Raipur marked some buildings for
college and hostel. The efforts are going on with collector, Bilaspur, SDM,
Mungeli and officers of the concern departments to take these buildings on rent.
The Dean has regular meet with Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Registrar, comptroller
and relating officer about budget, requisition of different posts and progress
of the work to take necessary decision. The Tenders have been invited for the
procurements equipments. The counseling held for the new session 2008-09 first
semester and admission process has been completed. College has organized
orientation programme for the 1st year Students. In academic council meeting
held at university different academic activities related the college have been
discussed. University level committee meeting has been held on account of
academic regulation. The Dean of the college has discussed on different aspect
and took necessary decisions. The books of various subject pertaining to
B.Tech.(Agril. Engg.) degree has been bought for the library.
The setup for the college was received on 20.05.08 from the Government of
Chhattisgarh and accordingly the same was notified by the IGKV, on 01.07.08. The
inaugural and laying down the foundation stone function of the College was
organized on April 09, 2008 at Mungeli. The Chief Minister of the Chhattisgarh
Government was the Chief Guest of the function. During the inaugural function,
Chief Minister has announced to provide another 45 acre Govt. land available
adjoining to the land already donated by the B.R. Sao trust Mungeli to this
college. The processes for transfer of this land to the IGKV is in progress.