The Department of Soil Science was
initiated in 1982 in the Faculty of Agriculture,
University, D. I.
Khan. It was renamed as Department of Soil and
Sciences (SES) in 2009 after approval from the relevant bodies.
The Department comprises of expert professionals in research,
extension of soil and environmental sciences with
focus on the following vision:
Teaching, conducting research
and running extension/training/workshops/awareness programs to
address the food and fiber needs of the society, water
natural resource management, and environmental remediation in
the changing world climate.
Highly qualified faculty,
expert staff and students fulltime engaged to address the
emerging soil, water, crops and environmental issues of local to
significance, including climate change, contaminant
remediation, and the sustainable management of land and water
Department of Soil and Environmental
sciences is working as one of the major specialization of
Agriculture with the mission to educate students, train
and carry out research on soil and environment, being the most
precious natural resources. The Department provides
opportunities to the graduate
and post graduate students to work
in the field and laboratory to address the various problems
related to soil, water,
crops and environment and also to
explore various options used for their conservation and
efficient use for the betterment of society.
Objectives of Program
To create an environment conducive for learning
and students oriented.
To divert the expertise and research efforts
towards solving the soil, water and environment problems of the
To work for conservation of the existing soil &
water resources and find new ones.
To popularize the new idea of climate smart
agriculture, efficient use of inputs and crops diversification
among the farmers of the area.
To establish national & international linkages
with the departments of other universities.
To equip the students and the faculty with the
latest techniques in Soil Science and Environmental Science by
national and international level courses.
To arrange Seminars, Conferences, Trainings and
Workshops to provide a forum of discussion and exchange of ideas
by the students, faculty, other
stake holders and experts in the
To carry out research onsoil problems,
productivity, nutrients, use of waste water, sludge, industrial
and organic wastes in agriculture, food chain contamination,
heavy metal contamination and their phytoremediation etc.
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