Considering the importance of agriculture in ensuring food and nutritional security, Agricultural Engineering department had been incepted at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 1952 according to the recommendation of the Dhar committee appointed by the Board of Governors. Subsequently, with upgradation of its academic programmes, the department was re-christened as Agricultural & Food En ... Read More
Prof. Madan Kumar Jha
Head of the Department
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Everything else can wait, agriculture can't
- Norman Borlaug
Agriculture is the numero uno for Indian economy. The Agricultural and Food Engineering Dep ... Read More
Faculty has published more than 2200 research findings with an h-index of 60 and i10-index of 505. In addition, 34 books, 64 patents and 16 copyrights related to agricultural production, processing and management technologies are credited as faculty academic contributions.
Faculty and students have received several awards like Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, Jawahar Lal Nehru Award to name a few.