Directorate of Human Resource Development

Academic Staff College cum Distance Education Centre (ASC – DEC) was set up in the University in 1996 to strengthen teaching, research and extension education wings of the University. For making the sphere even more broader, this Centre was restructured in 2012 as Directorate of Human Resource Development (DHRD ).


  • Orientation programme for the newly recruited faculty.

  • Broadening the horizon of knowledge of existing faculty by offering refresher courses/ Winter Schools/ Summer Schools, Workshops and Seminars of national level.

  • Short training / lecture programmes for University teaching and other staff members.

  • Educational programmes for officers of the Deptt. of Agriculture, public & private agri-business personnel’s, unemployed graduates and persons from other educational institutions / organizations.

  • Learning programmes through distance education.

Building up of quality and excellence among teaching community in higher education through imparting knowledge, updating teaching skills/technology periodically, promoting critical and innovative thinking, application of ICT for updating curricular transactions in order to turn India into a global leader of the 21st Century in Higher Education.



Our mission is to impart required knowledge and skills to the newly recruited and in-service academicians and administrators associated with higher educational institutions to pursue activities with new emphasis related to quality of education, organizational development, community and societal service, as well as basic and applied research endeavours.


  • To inculcate right kind of values and societal responses in student community to make them knowledgeable citizens

  • To impart new teaching skills/tools and teaching technology and values of education to the newly recruited colleges’/universities’ teachers

  • To update knowledge in cutting edge areas of research of in-service academicians associated with higher educational institutions.

  • To impart ICT and information resources in teaching and learning processes.

  • To maintain and improve professional competence and to enhance career progression.

  • To help the faculties to attain their full potential as critical thinkers, effective communicators, leaders, and committed life-long learners by providing integrated learning educational experience.

  • To keep/provide abreast knowledge, in cutting edge research and technology developments in various subjects by interacting with erudite scholars and eminent academicians.

  • To develop distinctive, innovative, educational opportunities including regional and global partnerships that lead to student success, sustainable communities and higher ranking of universities.

  • To create a student-centered environment that is characterized by academic excellence, inspiring and preparing students to serve as ethical, informed citizens and leaders in an increasingly complex, diverse and global environment.

  • To impart training in ICT and internet usages for collection, collation and dissemination of information.

 Ongoing Certificate Courses at DHRD, SKRAU, Bikaner: 05 (2022-23)

Fee structure of each certificate course is Rs.1500

  1. Jal BachatKheti
  2. Jaivik Krishi

  3. Mushroom Ki Unnat Kheti
  4. Poultry farming
  5. Value Added Products from Harvested Fruits & Vegetables.

                                                                              Organized Training


Name & Department


  1. Entrepreneurship Development through Sheep and Goat Farming

Dr. N. S. Dahiya Prof. and HOD, LPM, COA Bikaner

7 days

  1. Techniques in Mushroom Cultivation

Dr. Data Ram, Prof & Head, Plant Pathology, COA, Bikaner

7 days

  1. Production & Marketing Strategy of Organic Agri- Products

Dr. Shirish Sharma, Asstt. Prof. Agril. Economic. COA Bikaner

3 days

  1. Effective strategies for Modern Plant Disease Management

Dr Data Ram, Prof & Head, Plant Pathology, COA, Bikaner

21Days (Winter school)

  1. Capacity building on advances seed production technology

Dr. P.C. Gupta Prof. & HOD, GPB, COA, Bikaner


  1. Strengthen the Millet based Ecosystem to Cater Food Security Challenges

Dr. Vimala Dunkwal, Dean, College of community science

21 Days(Winter school)

  1. Mushroom cultivation & Value Addition

Dr. Data Ram, Prof & Head, Plant Pathology, COA, Bikaner


  1. Professional & Personal development

Dr. A.K. Sharma

Director, DHRD

2 days

  1. Value addition of fruits

Dr P. K. Yadav, Prof & Head, Horticulture, COA, Bikaner

1 Days

Bee keeping

Dr. H L Deshwal, Prof & Head,Agricultural Entomology, COA, SKRAU, Bikaner

7 days

Organic farming

Dr S R Bhunia, Prof & Head, Agronomy, COA, SKRAU, Bikaner

7 days

Poultry production and management

Dr N S Dhaiya, Prof & Head, LPM, COA, Bikaner

7 days

Soil and water testing and instrumentation

Dr. Yogesh Sharma, Prof & Head, Soil Science, COA, SKRAU, Bikaner

7 days

Nursery management

Dr. P K Yadav, Prof & Head, Horticulture

7 days

Efficient irrigation management and enhancement of water use efficiency

Dr S R Bhunia,Prof.& Head, Agronomy, COA, SKRAU, Bikaner

7 days




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