Foundation stone for Haryana’s first Horticulture University laid in Karnal
Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singhlaid the foundation stone of Haryana State University of Horticultural Sciences at Karnal.
It is the first Horticulture University in the state that will cater the needs to support the gap between research, teaching and extension activities in the state.
- The Horticulture University will be built on 118 acres to disseminate latest technology and horticulture education to the young generation.
- It will help in improving productivity levels by promoting adaptation of appropriate crop diversification to suit the agro climatic conditions of the region.
- It will also act as a skill development centre in order to cater the larger demand for skilled (trained) manpower in the production, post-harvest and processing industries.