Phone Number: 015-025-33704
Location: VIP Road, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Official Website: http://www.csauk.ac.in/
About Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology:
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology (CSAUA&T; Hindi: चंद्र शेखर आज़ाद कृषि एवं प्रौद्योगिक विश्वविद्यालय) is an agricultural university at Kanpur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is named after the famous Indian revolutionary Chandrashekhar Azad. There are five faculties in the university: Faculties of Agriculture and Home Science at Kanpur, and the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Fisheries and Dairy Technology at Etawah. The university caters to the needs of the farming community of 29 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
A small school was started in 1893 at Kanpur to provide training to revenue officers. It gradually grew to the status of a Government Agricultural College (1906), the U.P. Institute of Agricultural Sciences (1969) and a full-fledged university in 1975. U.P. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mathura was merged with the university at that time.
Kishan Singh (biologist), plant pathologist and Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize recipient