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Certificate Course in Organic Agriculture
In Joint Collaboration with JRNR Vidyapeeth - Deemed University

Duration: Total 6 Months,Three months classroom and three  months practical on the job training.

An Enterprise and Career Making Opportunity
For Candidates having completed Higher Secondary Qualification

M.R. Morarka- GDC Rural Research Foundation

Note:  Morarka Foundation being a not for profit voluntary organization has been promoting value addition in agriculture since 1993. From being a successful grass root level implementing agency, today it is also recognized as a leading resource organization offering solutions for sustainable agriculture in the world.

During its journey, it has created new employment opportunities for over 10,000 rural youths. for very long, the capacity building of the youths was being done through informal and in-house efforts. Subsequently, the methods developed for training were recognized by Academic Institutions as well as by the Agribusiness Industry.

In the Year 2003 JRNR Vidhypeeth, Udaipur, entered into a formal collaboration with Morarka Foundation to launch "Certificate Course in Organic Agriculture".

This course has not only provided formally trained human resource to Morarka Foundation, but has also become the only source of qualified manpower of over 50 Organic Agribusiness Organizations in India.

About the Course

The Certificate Course has been designed to develop basic technical and business skills of the candidates required for field level work. This course helps successful candidates in taking up Supervisory Positions in Agribusinesses. The classroom learning during this course includes:

1. Basic Courses
•  General Agriculture
•  Organic Agriculture
•  Organic Standards and Certification
•  Agriculture Produce and Products
•  Organic Food Production and Processing
•  Marketing of Organic Products
•  Communication Written & Spoken

The practical training for three months is provided in real life agribusiness environment. Candidates are placed during this training with private sector companies engaged in organic production, processing and marketing.


Candidates with Under Graduate or Equivalent to 12th Pass are eligible for this Course. Priority will be given to the candidates coming from Rural Areas and having direct hands-on experience in agriculture and related field.
Award of Certificate

The Certificate was awarded to successful candidates by Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidhyapeeth, Udaipur.

Course Fee

Rs. 35,000/- for 6 Months Course.

Excluding Boarding & Lodging (Assistance is provided in arranging suitable accommodation)

Number of Batches in an Year
Two Batches of "Certificate Course in Organic Agriculture" are conducted in an year.

Important Dates of Next Batch:

•  Availability or Prospectus from November 2006 for the New Batch Commencing from January 2007
•  Admission Test to be held in December 2006
•  Commencement of Classes from Mid January 2007