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Agricultural Research Station, Dahod

Hill Millet Research Station, Muvaliya Farm, Dahod

Hill Millet Research Station, Anand Agricultural University, Muvaliya Farm, Dahod-389151       

 

   

Hill Millet Research Station, Dahod was started in 1977 with objectives to cater basic needs of local tribal farmers. This Agricultural Research station is popularly known as “MUVALIYA FARM” in this area. The station is located on 20º 50' North latitude and 75º 18' East altitude, near to Ahmedabad –Indore national highway No.59 and 5 km away from Dahod railway station & bus station. Total area of the Muvaliya farm is 46.70 hectares. Out of this, 14.70 hectares is under various offices comprising of Hill Millet Research Station, KVK office, Polytechnic College and all types of residential quarters. 8.50 hectares is under cultivation and used for various research programmes of different crops under hill millet research station. After establishment of Gujarat state in 1st May, 1960, this farm came under the jurisdiction of state Government. Muvaliya farm which later in June 1972, became a part of the Gujarat Agricultural University. When Anand Agricultural University came in to existence from 1st May, 2004 by enactment of Gujarat Agricultural University, Act 2004 (Gujarat Act, No 5 of 2004), Hill millet research station, Dahod became a prominent research station for tribal belt of Gujarat.

 
 
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