Farm Machinery & Power Engineering

To offer Post Graduate (PG) degree programmes in the field of Farm Machinery and Power Engineering.  The Division also offers courses to the other UG and PG degree programmes of  SKUAST-K. To conduct research and development on farm implements and machinery, prototype production, feasibility testing and promotion of manufacturing through industrial extension and introduction and popularization of improved farm equipment’s with the specific objectives of:

  • Pursue excellence in teaching for the UG and PG.
  • Identification of mechanization gaps for future research
  • Develop and adopt farm implements and machines suitable for the region.
  • Conducting prototype manufacturing and feasibility testing
  • Educating farmers on the use and maintenance of implements
  • Training the rural youth on the fabrication and maintenance of farm equipments
  • Assist local manufacturers in providing technical knowhow.