Establishment of Agricultural University (Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University) with four Advanced PG Centres (APGC) at Lam, Guntur



GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT
Agriculture Department - Establishment of Agricultural University (Acharya N.G.
Ranga Agricultural University) with four Advanced PG Centres (APGC) at Lam,
Guntur – Administrative Sanction – Accorded – Orders – Issued.

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AGRICULTURE AND COOPERATION (AGRI.III) DEPARTMENT
G.O.MS.No. 4 Dated: 04-01-2016.
Read the following:-
1. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014, No.6 of 2014.
2. Govt. Letter No.4427/Agri.III(1)/2015-1, Dated 18-06-2015.
3. From the Registrar, ANGRAU, Lr.No.30873/Acad/2015, Dt. 04-11-2015.


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O R D E R:-
                               In the reference 3rd read above, the Registrar, Acharya N.G. Ranga
Agricultural University has stated that, after bifurcation of the Andhra Pradesh State,
the Government of India have sanctioned one Agricultural University for residuary
State of Andhra Pradesh and requested to submit a plan of action for establishment
of the Agricultural University. Accordingly, the University while submitting the
Detailed Project Report for the proposed University in the State of Andhra Pradesh
to the Government of India, with a budget of Rs. 1500 Crores for (5) years (i.e.,
2014-‘19), which involves establishment of Head quarters and Four Advanced Post
Graduate Centres in the Faculties of Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering &
Technology , Home Science and other Research & Extension institutions, have
informed that, 500 acres of land has been identified for establishment of the
Agricultural University at Lam, Guntur.

2) The Government vide letter 2nd read above, informed that, the name to be
given for the Agricultural University in the residuary State of Andhra Pradesh at Lam,
Guntur is “Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University”. The Government of India
has released an amount of Rs. 10.00 Crores for the year 2014-15 for establishment
of Agricultural University Head Quarters. The release of funds for the year 2015-16
is under process at ICAR. To save the academic year, the University has started the
following Post Graduate programmes for the academic year 2015-16 and the classes
commenced on 01-08-2015.

1. M.Sc. in Agronomy (Water Management).
2. M.Sc. in Seed Science & Technology.
3. M.Sc. in Environmental Science.
4. M.Sc. in Microbiology.

3) The Registrar, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University has therefore
requested the Government, to issue an Administrative Government Order for
establishment of Agricultural University (Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University)
at Lam, Guntur with the following Four Advanced Post Graduate Centres with the
funds provided by the Government of India, as per Andhra Pradesh Reorganization
Act, 2014:

1. Advanced Post Graduate Centre in Agriculture.
2. Advanced Post Graduate Centre in Agricultural Engineering & Technology.
3. Advanced Post Graduate Centre in Food Science & Technology.
4. Advanced Post Graduate Centre in Home Science.

4) Government, after careful consideration, hereby accord administrative
sanction for establishment of Agricultural University (Acharya N.G. Ranga
Agricultural University) with the Four Advanced Post Graduate Centres mentioned at
para-3 above, at Lam, Guntur with the funds provided by the Government of India,
as per Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014.

5) The Registrar, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar,
Hyderabad shall take further necessary action in the matter.

( BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)

T. VIJAY KUMAR,

SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT(AGRI).

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