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Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Information

Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya ( now Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya ) was established on 1st November, 1978.

The College of Agriculture ( established in May, 1966 ) formed the nucleus of new farm University. It is an ISO 9001 : 2008 certified institution.

Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh has been given the mandate for making provision for imparting education in agriculture and other allied branches of learning, furthering the advancement of learning and prosecution of research and undertaking extension of such sciences, especially to the rural people of Himachal Pradesh.

Over the years, Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh University has contributed significantly in transforming the farm scenario of Himachal Pradesh. Today, the State has earned its name for hill agricultural diversification and the farming community has imposed its faith in Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh.

Academic Programs

Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh University has four constituent colleges. The College of Agriculture has 13 departments, Dr.G.C.Negi College of Veterinary & Animal Science has 17 departments, the College of Home Science has five departments and the College of Basic Sciences has four departments.

These colleges offer five Bachelor Degree programs and the Dean, Post Graduate Studies offers 30 Masters Degree & 17 Doctoral Degree programs. At present 1076 students are on roll and 4842 students have passed out from the University since its inception.

Research Activities

The Directorate of Research coordinates research in the field of agriculture, veterinary and animal sciences, home science and basic sciences. It has been giving priority to location specific, need based and problem oriented research with multi disciplinary approach at main campus Palampur, 3 Regional Research Stations ( Bajaura, Dhaulakuan & Kukumseri ) and 10 Research Sub – stations ( Kangra, Malan, Nagrota, Salooni, Akrot, Berthin Sundernagar, Sangla, Leo & Lari ) spread over in all districts of the state ( except Solan and Shimla ).

Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh University has developed need – based technology for the different regions of the State and has released 134 improved varieties of different crops. Around 600 quintal breeder seed of different crop varieties is produced and supplied to the State Department of Agriculture for further multiplication and making it available among the farming community, every year.

Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh has released 10 improved agricultural tools to reduce drudgery in farming. Over 90 farm technologies have been recommended to the farmers. Recently, two patents have been granted to the University by the Patent Office, Government of India.

Successful research work has been done on natural resources management, animal diseases control, animal breeding, etc. and perfect technology has been developed for different regions of the State to enhance crop and animal production. Despite constant decrease in area under farming, crop yields have increased.

Extension Education

The Directorate of Extension Education shares the responsibility for planning, implementation and coordination of various extension education programs of all the departments of four constituent colleges and research stations in close collaboration with the State Departments of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and other concerned departments and institutions.

It conducts a large number of trainings for farmers, livestock keepers, farm ladies, rural youth, etc. at main campus and at its eight Krishi Vigyan Kendras ( Farm Science Centres ) at Bajaura, Dhaulakuan, Hamirpur, Una, Mandi, Kangra, Berthin and Kukumseri. Agricultural Technology Information Center is serving as single window service to the farmers.

Due to the arduous hard work during the past thirty two years in Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh University, the State has traversed new paths of progress in the area of farming and it has become almost self sufficient on the food front. Harvests have become plentiful and the socio – economic status of the farming community has undergone a sea change.

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Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Departments :

College of Agriculture

  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Economics, Extension Education & Rural Sociology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agronomy, Forage & Grassland Management
  • Crop Improvement
  • Entomology
  • Horticulture
  • Organic Agriculture
  • Plant Pathology, Mushroom Centre
  • Seed Science & Technology
  • Soil Science
  • Tea Husbandry & Agro forestry
  • Vegetable Science & Floriculture

College of Basic Sciences

  • Education
  • Biology & Environmental Sciences
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Geoinformatics Research & Training
  • Microbiology
  • Physical Sciences & Languages
  • Research & Extension

Dean Post Graduate Studies

  • PG Research Topics
  • Students’ Yellow Form

College of Home Science

  • Family Resource Management
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Home Science Education & Extension
  • Human Development
  • Textile & Apparel Designing

College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

  • Animal Genetics & Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Fisheries
  • Livestock Farm
  • Livestock Production Management
  • Livestock Products Technology
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Veterinary Gynae. & Obstetrics
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Veterinary Parasitology
  • Veterinary Pathology
  • Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Veterinary Surgery & Radiology

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Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Address :

Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalaya,
Palampur,
Himachal Pradesh – 176 062,
Telephone No. : 1894 – 230465,
Fax : 1894 – 230511,
Email :
vc@hillagric.org / reg@hillagric.org.

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