University of Agricultura Sciences, Dharwad
Dharwad - 580 005.
: + 91 - 836 - 2447 422
: + 91 - 836 - 2745 276
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The University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad was established on October 1, 1986. The objectives of the University as defined in the Act are as follows.
- Making provision for imparting education in different branches of study, particularly agriculture, horticulture, veterinary and animal sciences, forestry, fisheries, agricultural engineering, home economics and other allied sciences.
- The advancement of learning and research, particularly in agriculture and other allied sciences.
- Undertaking the extension of such sciences to the rural people of the State.
- Such other purposes as the State Government may specify, by notification in the official Gazette.
The newly formed University has 8 Colleges, 36 Research Stations, 9 Extension Education Units, 10 Krishi Vigyan Kendras and ATIC. The University has its jurisdiction over 12 districts namely Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Haveri, Koppal, Raichur and Uttar Kannada in northern Karnataka. The University caters to the needs of the farming community spread over 56 per cent of the geographical area and 64 per cent of the total cultivated area of the State. Six out of 10 agro-climatic zones of Karnataka fall in this area. Greater diversity exists in soil types, climate, topography cropping and farming situations. The jurisdiction includes dry-farming to heavy rainfall and irrigated area. Important crops of the region include sorghum, cotton, rice, pulses, chilli, sugarcane, groundnut, sunflower, wheat, safflower etc. The region is also known for many horticultural crops.
The growth and development of this University has been possible due to the foresight and dedication of the Vice-chancellors and their contribution during their tenure.
University of Agricultural Sciences
Dharwad - 580 005
: + 91 - 836 - 244 7422
: + 91 - 836 - 274 5276
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