B.Voc Green House Management

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Brief Description of Department

Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College with almost eight decades of experience in higher education and training and with the strong industry-academia linkages. It is the first college in the city of Mumbai to be granted permission by UGC to start a KAUSHAL Centre in August 2015.

B.Voc. Green House Management is recognized by the University of Mumbai as well as by the UGC. The course is introduced under the flagship of DeenDayal Upadhyay KAUSHAL Kendra, National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF, level 5-7). The aim is to ensure that the Higher Education system incorporate the requirements of various Industries in an innovative and flexible manner, to ensure that the graduates have adequate knowledge and skills for Employment and Entrepreneurship.

The students are assessed by the Agriculture Skill Council, Govt. of India on regular basis and are awarded certificates accordingly.



The course has been designed with the purpose to bridge the skill gap between the curriculum and Industry requirements thus increasing the scope of employability. The course is carried out in consultation with Industry partners who are involved in curriculum designing, expert lectures, providing trainings and internships.

This course offers multiple exit points as well as entry points at different levels –

  • Diploma (1 Year)
  • Advanced Diploma (2 Years)
  • B.Voc Degree in Green House Management (3 years)

Eligibility being 12th pass or equivalent from any discipline with no age bar. It is possible to take direct admission to the Advance Diploma level if the candidate has completed Diploma in Horticulture/ Agriculture

Explicit Training

Compulsory Internship at alternate semesters

Campus placement

Multiple exit points

  • No age bar
  • Dual examinations at University as well as National level
  • Credit based Grading system to emphasize skilling in three academic years
  • Application - based Skill component in sync with theory - based General component
  • Field and Industry Visits
  • Workshops (both encouraging students to participate and volunteer)
  • Participation in different Competitions, Seminars, Conferences
  • Stress on soft skill development

The department is equipped with appropriate facilities to conduct such a course.

  • One Polyhouse
  • Three Shadenethouses
  • Five different types of Hydroponics systems
  • One Wet Laboratory
  • Smart Board
  • Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory
  • Regular laboratory Instruments like weighing balance, pH meter, EC meter, Spectrophotometer and so on.
  • Good collection of books in departmental library

Scope

  • Jobs at different levels in different greenhouses across the globe
  • Jobs at various hydroponics farms both National and International
  • Consultancy for growing crops/erection of greenhouses/hydroponics/organic cultivation
  • Jobs in post- harvest and packaging sector
  • Export houses
Diploma
Programme Name Diploma Green House Management
Degree/Diploma/Certificate Diploma
Aided/Self-Financed Self-Financed
Year of Starting 2014
Intake Capacity 50 students


Advanced Diplomat
Programme Name Advance Diploma Green House Management
Degree/Diploma/Certificate Advance Diploma
Aided/Self-Financed Self-Financed
Year of Starting 2015
Intake Capacity 50 students


Vocational
Programme Name B.Voc Green House Management
Degree/Diploma/Certificate Degree
Aided/Self-Financed Self-Financed
Year of Starting 2016
Intake Capacity 50 students
FACULTY NAME DESIGNATION QUALIFICATIONS SUBJECT EXPERTISE
Dr. Sanchita Chaudhuri Assistant Professor, Head Ph.D (Botany) Plant Tissue Culture & Horticulture 17 years of teaching experience with training in the field of Horticulture, Protected Cultivation and allied fields.
Dr. Chanda Maurya Assistant Professor Ph.D (Botany) Nanotechnology, Plant Tissue Culture training in the field of Mushroom cultivation , Protected Cultivation and allied fields
Mr. Ajay Takke
Greenhouse Care Taker
Mr. Subash Paste
Peon

Guest Lectures

  • Dr. Rajendra Deshmukh
  • Dr. Nagesh Tekale
  • Ltd.Cdr. C.V. Prakash

Workshops Organized

  • One day workshop in 'basics of Hydroponics' (2)
  • One day workshop in 'Organic Kitchen Gardening'
  • One day workshop in 'Terrarium'
  • One day workshop in 'Basics of Organic Gardening and Greenhouse Technology' (For Charitable trust – ASHA)

Certificate Course Organised

  • Certificate course in 'Organic Gardening' – 30 contact hrs.
  • One day visit to National Institute of Post-Harvest Technology, Talegaon
  • One day visit to Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga
  • One day visit to Professional Agrotech, Talegaon
  • Three days visit to Professional Agro Farms, Baramati
  • Visit to Rastriya Chemical Fertilizers (RCF)
  • Visit to Hiranandani Estate Landscape gardens, Composting unit and Sewage treatment plant
  • Visit to Yashwant Krishi Paryatan Kendra
YEAR STUDENT NAME ACHIEVEMENTS ORGANIZED BY
2015-16 Mrs. Neeta Banait First, Rare Bonsai Friends of Trees
Mrs. Rashmi Patil Second, Collection of ferns and bonsai
Mr. Pankaj Shinde First, Collection of Orchids
2016-17 Mr. Vishwesh Naik & Mr. Akshay Kokate First, Terrarium
Mr. Vinita Khope & Vaibhav Chavan Third, Terrarium
Ms. Anagha Gaikwad & Ms. PrajaktaBhosale Second, Floral Rangoli
Mrs. Neeta Banait First, Collection of Bonsai
Mrs. Rashmi Patil Second, Landscape Bonsai
Mrs. Neeta Banait Third, Landscape Bonsai
Mrs. Rashmi Patil Second, Uncommon species
Mrs. Neeta Banait & Mrs. Rashmi Patil Second, Flower Arrangement
Ms. Sneha Gaikwad Second, Bio - jewellary making Saptarangi - Mithibai College
2017-18 Mrs. Ankita Rasalkar Second, Flower Arrangement Friends of Trees
Academic Year Student Name Companies
2015-16 Mr. Akash Wadkar Ferntastica
2016-17 Ms. VanitaSalunke Green Palms
Mr. Vishwesh Naik Urban Farms
2017-18 Mr. Omkar Parab Aries Agro Ltd
Ms. Gazala Mulla
Ms. Sneha Gaikwad CRAFT
Ms. Anagha Gaikwad Growtopia
Ms. Shravani Gawande
Ms. Prajakta Bhosle UFarms
Ms. Shreya Raghunathan
Mr. Akshay Kokate Urban Farms
Ms. Vinita Khope BLOOMS Horticulture Consultancy
Mr. Rahul Anubhule CRAFT
Academic Year Student Name Companies
2016-17 Mr. Vilas Parab Land Development
2017-18 Mr. Akash Wadkar, Mr. Gaurav Jangle Unified Multi -Services Ltd.
Mr. Sachin Rane along with partners Naturalis Foundation
Mrs. Neeta Banait Neeta Bonsai
Mrs. Rashmi Patil Nalini Bonsai
Mrs. Shubada Save Save Farms
Mr. Priyank Mehta Landscape design
Ms. Shriya Subramaniam Developing her own farm
Mr. Vaibhav Chavan & Ms. Aishwarya Kharde Marketing of Terrarium bowls