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Information Technology Center,
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The Anand Agricultural University came into existence from the 1st May, 2004 by enactment of Gujarat Agricultural University Act, 2004 (Gujarat Act., No.5 of 2004).Even before the idea of rural university was mooted by the Radha Krishnan Commission the foundation of a rural education and research institute for training of farmers' sons was laid in Anand by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India far back as in 1936. His dream later on took a shape in 1940 as the Institute of Agriculture, Anand with active cooperation of Dr. K. M. Munshi, the co-author of the Indian Constitution....
Junagadh Agricultural University offers education in agriculture and allied sciences i.e., Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandary and Agri Business Management. The teaching set up in the university consists of five faculties viz., agriculture, agricultural engineering, fisheries, veterinary science & animal husbandary and post graduate studies. The post graduate level studies are also offered in agriculture and agricultural engineering according to the intake capacity of the various faculties. The College of Agriculture was established in 1960 and the College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology at Junagadh was established in 1984 at the Junagadh. Whereas the College of Fisheries Science was started in 1991 at Veraval.
Government of Gujarat repealed Gujarat Agricultural University act 1969(Gujarat Act.No.13 of 1969)and promulgated Gujarat Agricultural Universities Act,2004(Guj.Act No.5 of 2004). Accordingly four Agricultural Universities have been carved out from erstwhile Gujarat Agricultural University with effect from 1st May 2004 SDAU. The Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University is devoted for location specific agricultural research. As such the mandate of the SDAU , Sardarkrushinagar is confined to six districts viz., Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Patan, Sabarkantha, Banaskantha and Kutch of North Gujarat predominantly encompassing arid and semi arid climate....
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.
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