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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       


     This Agricultural Research station is popularly known as “MUVALIA FARM” in this area. Agricultural Research station was started functioning controlled under British government in the year 1908. 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 in hill millet research station 14.70 hectares is under office building, KVK office, Polytechnic college building and all types of residential quarters and 8.50 hectares under cultivation and use for research programme of different crops. After establishment of Gujarat state in 1st May, 1960, this farm governed by state Government. Muvaliya farm which later in June 1972 became a part of the Gujarat Agricultural University. 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).

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