UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, DHARWAD (UASD), Knowledge Partner for NaaViC, ICAR-NIVEDI
A leader in the field of Agricultural Education, the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (UASD) is among India's most respected names in Agricultural Education, Research and Extension. An ICAR accredited (grade A) University, UAS, Dharwad offers quality Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Diploma programs with constantly updated syllabi to meet the ever expanding needs of the various stake holders. The University has 5 Colleges, 30 Research Stations, 6 Extension Education Units, 6 Krishi Vigyan Kendra and an ATIC.
The University has jurisdiction over 7 districts of North Karnataka accounting for 28% of geographical area, 27% of total cultivated area and 14% of the irrigated area in the state. Great diversity in soil types, climate, topography and farming situations ranging from dry-farming, heavy rainfall and irrigated areas provides for diverse research opportunities. Important crops of the region include sorghum, cotton, rice, pulses, chilli, sugarcane, groundnut, sunflower, wheat, safflower etc., apart from an array of horticultural crops.
UAS Dharwad is knowledge partner to NaaViC Agri-Business Incubation Centre, ICAR-NIVEDI, Bengaluru.