What is the News?
NITI Aayog and the Indian Institute of Sustainability of Gujarat University have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to launch an MBA programme in agripreneurship and value chain management.
About MBA Programme in Agripreneurship and Value Chain Management
It is a uniquely designed course that will provide global exposure to students in understanding the agriculture ecosystem.
The Programme will be offered by the Indian Institute of Sustainability(IIS) of Gujarat University.
What is Agripreneurship and Value Chain Management?
Agripreneurship is a combination of Agriculture and Entrepreneurship. It is a process which takes up new methods & techniques in agriculture or allied sectors for better output. It includes agriculture, animal husbandry, agro-based industries, agribusiness, agro-based enterprises, rural & allied sectors as well as agriculture exports.
Value Chain Management is about the farm to market supply chain system, which includes growing, buying, selling, processing, transporting, storing, checking, and packaging of agricultural goods.
Source: This post is based on the article “Niti Aayog Launches India’s First MBA Programme in Agripreneurship” published in PIB on 7th September 2021.