- FROM THE DEAN’S DESK
Warm Greetings from CAU-CAEPHT, Ranipool. This college has the mandate of developing trained human resources in the disciplines of agricultural engineering and post harvest technology besides addressing the issues of conducting need based location specific R&D activities and extension education activities to promote farm mechanization, rain water harvesting and micro-irrigation, scientific post harvest management, processing and value addition keeping in view the objectives of natural resource management and agro-industrial expansion in NEH region.
During last 11 years since the college was established, 149 students have passed out of which 18 qualified for ICAR Junior Research Fellowship, 23 GATE scholarship and 16 students qualified for NET examinations. As far as placement is concerned, 5 students have so far joined as Agricultural Scientists in Agricultural Research Service (ARS), 3 as faculty in Universities/Colleges, 16 in Banking Services, 3 in Private and 5 in Public Sectors. Out of remaining students, 68 are pursuing higher studies in National and International institutions. The College has developed excellent infrastructure with 25 laboratories and 15 pilot plants. The college has also developed more than 37 technologies and established Agricultural Technologies Information Centre and Farmers Produce Processing-cum-Skill Development Centre and is recognized by Department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India as Business Incubator. Farm Equipment Testing and Food Quality Testing Centres have been approved by Govt. of India and are in process of being established.
Under the able and visionary guidance of Dr. M. Premjit Singh, the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, the college is marching ahead to fulfill its mandates and missions with clear cut and well defined objectives. I, on behalf of all faculty, non-teaching staff and students of CAEPHT, Ranipool, Gangtok sincerely acknowledge and express our deep gratitude to our respected Vice-Chancellor for his full support and needed guidance. The support of Director of Instruction, Director of Research, Registrar, Comptroller and other officers at University Headquarters is duly acknowledged. I am thankful to my colleagues in college including faculty and non-teaching staff for their valuable contribution in overall development of college. Last but not least, I extend warm welcome to new students who will be joining the college in July-2016. Similarly, our best wishes are for successful career to our dear students who will be passing out this summer.