Navsari Agricultural University

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Coordinates: 20°55′38″N 72°53′54″E / 20.92722°N 72.89833°E / 20.92722; 72.89833

Navsari Agricultural University
Established 2004
Type Public
Chancellor Dr. Shrimati Kamla
Vice-Chancellor Dr.A.R.Pathak
Location Navsari, Gujarat, India, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.nau.in

Navsari Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Navsari in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was part of Gujarat Agricultural University until May 2004.

Colleges[edit]

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Horticulture & Forestry
  • Faculty of Veterinary
  • Faculty of Agri-Business Management

The university has specialization in providing higher education specifically in the fields of Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Veterinary and Fisheries. It aims to provide higher education to people and to impart technical knowledge in them. Navsari Agricultural university Commencing with a college of agriculture established in 1965 on a sprawling farm land of 400 hectares located on the historic road of Dandi March around 3 km from Navsari railway station and 8 km from the National Highway No. 8, the Navsari campus gained the status of a separate agricultural university with effect from May 1, 2004.

The university caters to the needs of the farmers of the plantation crops in the heartland of Gujarat; the Kanam zone of cotton, sorghum and pigeon pea and hill millets of tribal belt. Besides the above, this area is also well known for its forest tree species like teak, Khair, Kalam and bamboo. To provide technological backup for the agricultural development in its domain (Map of Districts Covered) the Navsari Agricultural University has four fully developed faculties of agriculture, horticulture, forestry and Veterinary, 2 Zonal Research Stations (Navsari and Bharuch), three main crop based research station (cotton, sorghum and mango), 3 regional research station (Waghai, Vyara and Gandevi) and 6 verification/testing centers.

The extension component includes three Krushi Vigyan Kendras (Waghai, Vyara and Navsari), one Sardar Smruti Kendra (Navsari), and a T & V scheme. This university also offers vocational courses in horticulture at Navsari, home science at Vyara, agriculture at Waghai and Bharuch as well as Livestock Management, Bakery and Mali and extension education trainings at Navsari.

Education

  • N. M. College of Agriculture
  • ASPEE College of Horticulture and Forestry
  • College of Forestry
  • ASPEE Institute of Agribusiness Management
  • Vanbandhu College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry
  • College of Agriculture, Waghai (Dangs)
  • College of Agriculture, Bharuch
  • Gujarat Agricultural BioTech Institute, Surat
  • Polytechnic in Agriculture Maktampur, Bharuch
  • Polytechnic in Agriculture Vyara, Tapi
  • Polytechnic Agriculture Engineering Dediapada, Narmada
  • Agriculture Cooperation, Banking & Marketing Polytechnic, Waghai (Dangs)
  • Polytechnic in Horticulture, NAU, Paria (Valsad)

Research Center

  • Soil-Science Department,NAU,Navsari
  • Agricultural Experimental Station,NAU,Paria
  • Wheat Research Station,NAU,Bardoli
  • Cotton Wilt Research Sub Station,NAU,Hansot
  • Regional Rice Research Station, NAU, Vyara
  • Soil and Water Management Research Unit
  • Fruit Research Station, Gandevi
  • Hill Millet Research Station,Waghai (Dangs)
  • Main Cotton Research Station, Surat
  • National Agricultural Research Project, Bharuch
  • Agricultural Research Station, Tanchha (Bharuch)
  • Regional Sugarcan Research Station, Navsari
  • Agricultural Research Station, Achhalia
  • Mega Seed, Pulses and Castor Research Unit, Navsari
  • Regional Cotton Research Station, NAU, Maktampura, Bharuch
  • Food Quality Testing Laboratory, Navsari
  • Main Sorghum Research Station, Athwa
  • Livestock Research Station, Navsari
  • Center of Excellence on Post Harvest Technology

Extension centres

  • Sardar Smruti Kendra: Navsari
  • Training and Visit System: Navsari
  • Farm Advisory Service: Navsari
  • Extension Wing: Navsari
  • Advanced Training Centre for Soil and Water Management: Navsari
  • Vegetable and Fruit Demonstration Scheme for Tribal Upliftment: Pariya
  • Demonstration-cum-Training Centre for Inland Fisheries
  • Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC): Navsari
  • Krushi Vigyan Kendra: Vyara
  • Krushi Vigyan Kendra: Waghai
  • Krushi Vigyan Kendra: Navsari
  • Krushi Vigyan Kendra: Dediyapada
  • Krushi Vigyan Kendra: Surat
  • Bakery Training Unit: Navsari
  • Landscaping and Gardening Training Programme: Navsari

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