The National Information System on Agricultural Education Network in India (NISAGENET) portal is being maintained at the Central Server of IASRI, New Delhi to provide Country/State/University/College level reporting on agricultural education in India.
On recommendations of the National Statistical Commission (NSC) and the Department of Secondary & Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) approved NISAGENET project under its AP Cess Fund Scheme for a period of three years (01-01-2005 to 31-12-2007). With the support and supervision of the Education Division of ICAR, New Delhi, this project is being executed by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI), New Delhi as Lead Center having collaboration with universities involved in imparting higher agricultural education in India. In view of the importance of NISAGENET, ICAR has given approval for its execution and to maintain it as a regular ongoing activity of the council and it is mandatory for all the SAUs, AUs, Central Universities and Deemed Universities of ICAR to participate and provide the data as per requirements of this system. The major activities and the technical programme of the project are as follows:
and compilation of data on Agricultural Education|
Designing, Development and Implementation of NISAGENET software on the Internet|
Country/State/University/College level reporting|
To add and include newly established and left over agricultural universities|
The NISAGENET lays emphasis on providing a unified information base for collection, compilation and analysis of information about the activities of the agricultural education system in India. Under NISAGENET broadly the information on Academic, Infrastructural facilities, Budget provision, Manpower and Research & Development activities of all the AU’s and Deemed universities of ICAR along with their constituent/affiliated colleges would be collected, compiled and integrated at the country level.