Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology
The Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur is recognized today as the premier institution of agricultural research and education in India. It dates back to 1893 when a small school was started to impart training to revenue officers. It rose step by step to the full-fledged Government Agriculture College (1906). The U.P. Institute of Agricultural Sciences (1969) and finally to the C.S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology in 1975. The University was created with the merger of its two constituent colleges, the erstwhile Government Agriculture College, Kanpur and U.P. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mathura.
The present status of the University was attained through phases of growth of its constituent colleges. At present, there are eight college in the University, viz., College of Agriculture ,College of Forestry, College of Horticulture and Home Science at Kanpur and College Engineering & Technology,College of Dairy Technology and College of Fishries at Etawah,College of Agriculture at Lakheempur. The University caters to the needs of the farming community spread over 29 districts of six divisions of Uttar Pradesh.
• Mission & Mandate
• Making provision for the education of rural people of Uttar Pradesh in different branches of agriculture, including rural industry and business other allied subjects.
• Furthering the prosecution of research in agriculture and allied sciences.
• Undertaking field and extension programmes.
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
M.Sc.Ag. (15 discipline)
MBA (Agri-business Mgt.)
Ph.D. (13 disciplines)
This Library is very old by its foundation. It was initially established as the College of Agriculture Library in 1907. It was later renamed as the Institute of Agriculture Library in 1967. Lastly in the year 1975, it was finally established as the University Central Library of Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur.
The library has a good collection of literature, comprising 64300 books, 4481 research periodicals, 474 Ph.D. thesis, 1903 Post Graduate dissertations and other reference materials. Presently we are providing reading facilities to approximately 3,000 readers including students, teachers/scientist, staff, visitors and outsiders etc. It is in the process of modernization, computerization and sophistication. The library has already purchased and installed computers with printers, photocopying machine and air conditioners etc. It is going to start abstracting search services and content page service through the electronic media. AKMU has also provided Internet connectivity to the Library through V-SAT.
University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur 208002