|Smt. Laxmitai Ashokraoji Deshmukh||Late Prof .Shri. Ashokraoji Anandrao Deshmukh|
Shri. Raviraj Ashokraoji Deshmukh
JEEVAN JYOT CHARITABLE TRUST'S
RAJIV GANDHI COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, PARBHANI.
Jeevan Jyot Charitable Trust, Parbhani
Jeevan Jyot Charitable Trust, Parbhani had been established in 1991 under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 by Late Prof. Ashokraoji Deshmukh Member of Parliament from Parbhani constituency. The trust is dedicated for educational, social and economical development of farming community by its different activities undertaken through various institutes viz.
- Rajiv Gandhi College of Agriculture, Parbhani.
- Rajiv Gandhi College of Food Technology, Parbhani.
- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Parbhani.
- Anganwadi Workers Training Center, Parbhani
- Bio-fertilizer Production Unit
- Bio-pesticide Production Unit
- Nursery Unit
- Vermicompost Production Unit.
- Organic Farming Center.
- Y.C.M.O.U. Nashik (B.Sc.(Agri.)/ B.Sc(Hort.) Diploma & Degree Courses)
Rajiv Gandhi College of Agriculture, Parbhani
Rajiv Gandhi College of Agriculture has been started in 2002 under Jeevan Jyot Charitable Trust, Parbhani to implement Bachelors Degree Programme in Agriculture. The college is elder-one among the non-grant colleges affiliated to Marathwada Krishi Vidhyapeeth, Parbhani. Senior faculty members who are having experience of post graduate teaching are accommodated in teaching staff of college. Large college farm with irrigation facilities, well equipped laboratories and infrastructure has been created to run the college smoothly. Rajiv Gandhi College of Agriculture is having its own discipline and conduct rules, Students Council and Hostel Management Rules to maintain the academic atmosphere in the college premises.
Two units of fifty students of National Service Scheme in operation to extend the social and technical services for the people. Well equipped gymnasium and play grounds are provided to improve the health of the student. The recruitment of academic staff members has been made by the selection committee having representatives from Marathwada Krishi Vidhyapeeth, Parbhani and pay scales are awarded to the eligible candidates. The service rules are framed for welfare of the employees. As a result the academic staff members are building up their bio-data and students are going through their over all development confirmed by the result in examination, awards and prices in games at University level.