Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh, on 6 April 2016 laid the foundation stone of Haryana State University of Horticultural Sciences at Karnal, Haryana.
The establishment of a fully fledged horticultural university will cater the needs to support the gap between teaching, research and extension activities in the state.
Key highlights of Haryana State University of Horticultural Sciences
• The university will be built on 118 acres. It will meet the demand of skilled human resources.
• The varsity will establish the convergence and synergy to disseminate latest technology and horticulture education to the young generation.
• The university is expected to help in improving productivity levels and to adopt appropriate crop diversification to suit the agro climatic conditions of the region.
• It will also act as a skill development centre to cater the larger demand for trained manpower in the production, post harvest and processing industries.
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What: Foundation stone laid
When: 6 April 2016