Course details

Course fee of Rs 100/- will be charged for students and Rs 200/- for general public.

July-20-2020 to October-26-2020
Day of week


  • Priyadarsini Hills P.O., Kottayam – 686 560

  • Contact

  • Dr Girish Kumar R
  • Director (Hon.) BIIC,
  • Joint director IUCOFSA Mahatma Gandhi University
  • E mail :
  • Ph no: 9447090000.

  • Application status

  • In progress - still open to new applications

Jaiva Krishi: Arivum Padanavum


This online course is to encourage the youngsters to understand and conceive an organic way of life with a strong message “back to nature”. This will ensure to achieve a global perception of sustainable agriculture and will be in consonance with the objectives of state government’s noble mission “Haritha Keralam”.

Programme details

Term Starts: 20th July 2020      

  • It’s a fourteen-week program.
  • This includes an examination consisting of 100 objective type questions of 2 hours duration for students.
  • For general public, the course ends with an assignment of not more than 500 words.
  • Participants need to upload two assignments for evaluation.


  • The course is fee for students is 100.
  • The general public will be charged Rs 200/- .
  • Course Director

    Dr Girish Kumar R

  • Course coordinator
  • Mahatma Gandhi University International and political science
  • Mahatma Gandhi University and Joint Director
  • Tutor

    Dr. Jish M.S

  • Director, National Institute of plat science technology
  • Professor, School of Bio Science
  • Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Smitha Vijayan

  • Assistant coordinator (for students)
  • Research Associate (formerly research scholar, School of Bioscience), BIIC
  • Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Course Objectives:

    • To achieve the mission of sustainable organic farming.

    • To promote organic farming among the public especially to students.

    • To promote the value of “Haritha Keralam” mission of Kerala government..

    Teaching methods

    The course will follow the quadrant approach, which includes video lecturers, notes, scanned copy of relevant text books, uploaded doc files, web resources, and objective question and answer sessions.

    Learning outcomes

    As a result of attending the course, students will:

    • The student will be familiar with organic farming and equipped with the the procedures for organic farming and related transition.; 

    Assessment methods

    The course will be adapting two approaches for evaluation a) for students –Objective types questions only for evaluation. b) for general public- Objective and descriptive .

    How to Apply

    Students and General Public can enroll into the course by registering into the site and paying the prescribed fee through online payment.

    Level and demands

    It is proposed to offer the course to third semester B.Sc, BA and B.Com as mandatory to incorporate the state government objective of making the values of organic way of living. The students will be given with four credits on successful completion of 14 weeks course.