Shaheed Gundadhur College of Agriculture and Research Centre (SGCARC), Jagdalpur
The foundation stone of the campus was laid as Zonal Agricultural Research Station on 1st December 1979 with the establishment of 20 scientist and 31 supporting staff. Considering the research possibilities in the zone, Government of India approved three All India Crop Research Projects during seventh five year plan. Later in 1999, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India approved the Agro-meteorological Advisory Scheme at the centre. To promote the agriculture education in the state, the Zonal Agricultural Research Station was converted to College of Agriculture on 20th September, 2001 and named as Shaheed Gundadhoor College of Agriculture and Research Station. Presently, eight AICRP project are running in the college besides many ad-hoc projects from outside agencies. The campus has released varieties in small millets, rapeseed-mustard, horse gram and on coconut and many scientific recommendations for farmers regarding choice of crop varieties, package of practice of crops etc. are made available routinely. Apart from research, teaching is also an integral part of the campus in compliance with extracurricular activities like cultural, sports, NCC, NSS etc. Till date approximate 250 students have passed out and working as assets for educational and working fields.
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