About Directorate

About Directorate

The Directorate of Agribusiness Development (DABD) was established in 2007 with the major mandate of supporting startup companies in agriculture and also commercializing the technologies developed by the University. The DABD strives to serve as a one stop solution to all the business needs of agribusiness firms and entrepreneurs who are interested in agriculture and allied activities.


Establish a sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem for agriculture through agribusiness incubation, technology commercialization, capacity building and outreach programmes, for developing original solutions for challenging issues, growth of start-ups and inventions in agricultural inputs, products and managerial practices for the benefit of various stakeholders in agribusiness.


To be a forerunner in supporting innovation and incubation in agribusiness with global outlook in order to promote employability and entrepreneurship.


Encouraging students, faculty, rural youth, farmers, FPOs and MSMEs to innovate and establish start ups to capitalize various challenges and opportunities in agriculture, by effectively using university resources and external support.