Bihar Agricultural University

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Bihar Agricultural University

Bihar Agricultural University is an autonomous institute under Bihar state government established in 2010 under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) situated at Sabour, Bhagalpur district of Bihar. Historically, Bihar State is endowed with soil and water resources as well as climatic amplitudes having vast potential of agricultural production of varied nature. The university's area of operation will comprise 25 districts of Bihar, namely Araria, Arwal, Aurangabad, Banka, Bhabhua, Bhagalpur, Bhojpur, Buxar, Gaya, Jamui, Jehanabad, Katihar, Kishanganj, Khagaria, Lakhisarai, Madhepura, Munger, Nalanda, Nawada, Patna, Purnia, Rohtas, Saharsa, Sheikhpura, Khagaria and Supaul districts. It is to cater to the specific needs of this potential grain bowl of the state. The headquarters would be located at present Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour Campus, the oldest and agricultural college of the state, engaged in imparting education, conducting researches on farmers problems and transfer of technology under its extension mandate.

Agriculture Knowledge Dissemination System[edit]

Bihar Agriculture University is engaged in Research and Extension activities in the field of agriculture. In order to extend the research done in the University to farmers of Bihar, it signed an agreement with World Development Foundation, New Delhi to implement a project of "Agriculture Knowledge Dissemination System".[1] The project basically involved educating the farmers using ICT and video conferencing system for improved agriculture and livestock production.

Colleges[edit]

  • Bihar Agricultural College
  • Madan Bharti Agricultural College
  • Bihar Veterinary College
  • Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology
  • College of Horticulture
  • College of Agriculture
  • Bhola Paswan Shastri Agriculture College

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "BAU and WDF sign MOU for agriculture project in Bihar". Bihar Foundation. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 

Coordinates: 25°14′19″N 87°03′03″E / 25.2386°N 87.0509°E / 25.2386; 87.0509