Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola

Department of Farm Structures


Department was established in the year 1982 under the faculty of Agricultural Enggineering and Technology with following objectives:

=> To provide the opportunities for education in Agricultural Engineering.
=> To provide opportunities for students to acquire practical skills, knowledge in the concerned subjects so as => to make them professionally competent.
=> To expose students to the rural situation so as to make them aware about needs of the rural people.
=> To create and establish sufficient infrastructure required for imparting education and practical skills in the subjects of Farm Structures.
=> To undertake and participate extension education programmes for transfer of technology.
=> To implement need based research interdisciplinary programme for development of suitable technologies to cater to the regional needs.
=> To form “Dr PDKV Greenhouse Farmers Club” at various district of vidarbha regions in collaboration with Horticulture and Plant Pathology Departments.

Courses Offered

=> Bachelor Of Technology (B.Tech.) Agricultural Engineering

Research & Development / Topic

Research Achivements

The Department of Farm Structures has conducted the experiments in farmers shadenethouse at Patur and Gaigaon.The technical guidance has been given to the farmers through “Dr PDKV Greenhouse Farmers club” and farmers are getting more returns.

Extension Activities and Achievements

=> No. of research papers/ articles published during last five years – 16
=> No. of papers presented in the seminars during last five years- 02
=> T.V. Talk on green house – 10 Nos.
=> Radio Talk – 08 No.
=> Popular articles – 5 Nos.


=> Engineering Mechanics laboratory
=> Material Testing Laboratory
=> Structural engineering Laboratory
=> Green House technology laboratory


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