College of Horticulture, Anand

Introduction

 

       Horticulture education until 1970 was taught as a part of agriculture curriculum. Realizing the importance of horticulture in promoting livelihood security, economic empowerment and nutritional security, horticulture emerged as a separate discipline. Separate colleges of Horticulture were established with the first college of Horticulture coming in Kerala in 1972. Since then 12 more colleges of Horticulture have been established in the country. Among them only one college of Horticulture & Forestry is at NAU, Navsari but now a days in other 3 SAU's Horticulture colleges started at Anand, Sardar krushinagar and Junagadh.

       The formation of Horticulture Wing was approved by Government of Gujarat wide their letter No. AKV-122011-3207-K-2 Dt.17-4-12. It is affiliated to Anand Agricultural University Anand under the B.A. College of Agriculture, AAU, Anand and started functioning as an independent college from 1st April 2017 with establishment of 8 new departments.

           At present, UG programme is being offered by the college with intake capacity of 77 students and since its establishment (2012), total 160 graduate students have earned their degree. The College has achieved remarkable progress in teaching, research and extension programmes since its inception

            Our college campus with lush green gardens surrounded by tall shady trees, has a well-designed administrative building, eight different departments with their well-equipped labs, research farm, digital classrooms, library, seminar halls, conference hall, examination hall, common girls room etc. in order to ensure overall development of students. A separate computer lab with internet connections provides excellent opportunity to the students for communication and access to scientific information from all over the world.

        The College has an excellent and highly qualified faculty members, involved in teaching, research and extension. Same time, they act as mentor for supporting young students on their professional and personal front as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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