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ACHARYA N G RANGA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY (ANGRAU) , HYDERABAD  
 

The Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) (formerly Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University (APAU)) was established on June 12, 1964 at Hyderabad. Shri O.Pulla Reddy, I.C.S (Retired) was the first Vice-Chancellor of the University.

The University was formally inaugurated on March 20, 1965 by Late Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, the then Hon'ble Prime Minister of India. Another significant milestone was the inauguration of the building programme of the University by Late Smt Indira Gandhi, the then Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on June 23, 1966.

 

History

The Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, (APAU), also known as Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University, was established on June 12, 1964 at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The University was formally inaugurated on March 20, 1965 by Late Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, the then Hon'ble Prime Minister of India. Another significant milestone was the inauguration of the building programme of the University by Late Smt Indira Gandhi, the then Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on June 23, 1966. The University was renamed as Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University on November 7th 1996 in honour and memory of an outstanding Parliamentarian Acharya N.G. Ranga, who rendered remarkable selfless service for the cause of farmers and is regarded as an outstanding educationist, leader and freedom fighter.

 

Facilities

This University is considered as the largest in India with an infrastructure of 9 Colleges, 58 research stations distributed in 7 Agro-climatic zones of the State, 8 Agricultural Polytechnics, 1 Horticultural Polytechnic, 1 Multipurpose Polytechnic, 22 District Agricultural Advisory and Transfer of Technology Centres, 12 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (Farmer Science Centre), one Agricultural Technology and Information Centre and Electronic Media Wing apart from one Extension Education Institute and Agricultural Information and Communication Centre.

 

College

Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Home Science

 

Links

Website of Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University: Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University

http://www.angrau.net/

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