Entrepreneurship is an emerging issue in the field of agriculture. Since this is new subject in agriculture, availability of the standard reading material in this subject is lacking. This book is designed to cater the needs of the students of the Agri -Business management of various universities and institutes like IIM, MANAGE, NIAM, NIRD etc. Entrepreneurship is also taught as a part of the syllabus of the post graduate and Ph.D. students of extension and economics of the different agriculture universities. This book covers all the concepts and issues related to Entrepreneurship in agriculture in their full depth. This book will also serve as the reference book for the preparation of the NET/ARS and other competitive examinations like state and union public service commissions.
Dr. Dileep Kumar, born in 1980 in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan did his B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) and M.Sc. (Ag.) Extension from S.K.R.A.U. Bikaner (Rajasthan), India, in the year 2001 and 2004 respectively. His area of research during Masters Degree in the University was on Adoption of sprinkler system of irrigation in the Jhunjhunu District of Rajasthan. He pursued his Ph.D. degree from N.D.R.I. Karnal, (Haryana), on Critical Analysis of Dairy Co-operatives and Private Dairies in Rajasthan in 2012. Throughout his study, he secured I Position in all examinations and was awarded Merit Scholarships for under graduate and Post graduate programmes. He is closely associated with many national and international Professional Societies of Extension Education and published many research and popular articles. He remained meritorious student during his academics. He is also pursuing PGJMC (Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication) from IGNOU, New Delhi. Dr. Dileep Kumar started his career as scientist (Agricultural extension) in ICAR at ICAR RC for NEH Meghalaya in 2013. He is the Life Member of number of Professional Bodies of Academic Organisations and Institutions. He has authored three books, and written more than 10 research papers published in Indian and Foreign journals.