Agriculture a back bone of India and is the highest contributor for Indian Economy. Although in the last 6 decades of planned development era since India became a Republic, a tremendous changes have happened in the field of industries, yet agriculture and allied activities of agriculture still continues to provide employment for 56 per cent of the total workforce contributing to 16.4 per cent to GDP. Thus it is important to study agriculture economics in B.Sc., Agriculture.
Department of agriculture economics in ACAR provides knowledge on basic economics and economic viability of agriculture in Indian by providing following cources.
AEC 101 – Principles of Economics
AEC 201 – Production Economics and Farm Management
AEC 301 – Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Prices
AEC 401 – Agricultural Finance, Banking and Co-operation
which helps the students in finding out best agriculture systems and recomending them to farmers for benefit of agricultural society.