G.B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology

G.B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology

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After independence, development of the rural sector was considered the primary concern of the Government of India. In 1949, with the appointment of the Radhakrishnan University Education Commission, imparting of agricultural education through the setting up of rural universities became the focal point. Later, in 1954 an Indo-American team led by Dr. K.R. Damle, the Vice-President of ICAR, was constituted that arrived at the idea of establishing a �Rural University� on the land-grant pattern of USA. As a consequence a contract between the Government of India, the Technical Cooperation Mission and some land-grant universities of USA, was signed to promote agricultural education in the country. The US universities included the universities of Tennessee, the Ohio State University, the Kansas State University, The University of Illinois, the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Missouri. The task of assisting Uttar Pradesh in establishing an agricultural university was assigned to the University of Illinois which signed a contract in 1959 to establish an agricultural University in the State. Dean, H.W. Hannah, of the University of Illinois prepared a blueprint for a Rural University to be set up at the Tarai State Farm in the district Nainital, UP. In the initial stage the University of Illinois also offered the services of its scientists and teachers. Thus, in 1960, the first agricultural university of India, UP Agricultural University, came into being by an A

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History

G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology is the first State Agriculture University of the country, which was the dream of many visionaries. Foundation stone of the University was laid by the first Prime Minister of India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on November 17, 1960. This University has now become a lead Institution for agricultural education, research, and extension in the country. Being the first Agricultural University of the country established on the Land Grant Pattern of U.S.A., it has always occupied an eminent place amongst the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) of India for the last five decades. At the time of food crisis in the country, the University played a pivotal role in ushering the green revolution.It is gratifying that the University has taken rapid strides to address the emerging challenges for the benefit of the farming community. Recognizing its contributions, the University has been adjudged the best university in the country and conferred with the "Sardar Patel Outstanding Agricultural Institution Award" for the year 2005 and 2007.