Address: Hisar, Haryana 125004
Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University popularly known as HAU, is one of Asia's biggest agricultural universities, located at Hisar in the Indian state of Haryana. It is named after India's seventh Prime Minister, Chaudhary Charan Singh. It is a leader in agricultural research in India and contributed significantly to Green Revolution and White Revolution in India in the 1960s and 70s. It has a very large campus and has several research centres throughout the state. It won the Indian Council of Agricultural Research's Award for the Best Institute in 1997. HAU was initially a campus of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. After the formation of Haryana in 1966, it became an autonomous institution on February 2, 1970 through a Presidential Ordinance, later ratified as Haryana and Punjab Agricultural Universities Act, 1970, passed by the Lok Sabha on March 29, 1970. A. L. Fletcher, the first Vice-Chancellor of the university, was instrumental in its initial growth.
The University has a Campus School catering to the basic educational requirements of the children of the University staff upto 12th standard, a well-equipped Campus Hospital having indoor and outdoor medical facilities. Beautifully planned shopping complex is another facility in the well-planned aesthetically designed building complexes of the University. Alongwith the official buildings, University has 1220 units of residential buildings (970 at Hisar and 242 at outstations) distributed into different categories.
Laboratories - The CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar has well equipped laboratories in each area of learning. Modern facilities like DNA Sequencer, UV-trans illuminator, PCR, FT-IR, Gene Gun, Gene Pulser, Electron Microscope, Submarine Electrophoresis Units, Inductivity coupled Plasma Spectrometer, X-ray differaction, HPLCs, GLCs etc. are presently available.
The university continued to focus its basic research efforts and therefore, in addition to required laboratory support, facilities of screen house, green house and transgenic green house are also available.
Experimental Farms - The CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar has a well developed experimental farm of 994 hectares at main campus, Hisar alongwith ten experimental farms, one with each regional research stations covering an area of 568 hectares. The farm roads are interconnected by subroads and provide access to each of the block. The irrigation system is well planned on scientific line. The experimental farms are having advantage of both canal as well as tubewell irrigation facilities. The canal and tubewell irrigation systems are well integrated in order to improve water quality and to avoid transmission losses thereby increasing water use efficiency.
Adequate number of farm machinery such as tractors, harrows, seed planters and harvesters are available for timely completion of farm operations. The farms are under direct control of the Director Research who is assisted by farm managers, technical staff and other farm related supporting staff. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing demand for quality seed, recently, the Government of Haryana has provided additional land of 1608 hectares to the University exclusively for seed production.
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