Calcutta University is one of the pioneer institutions in the country to realize the practical necessity of creating facilities for agricultural education and research. Efforts in this direction began as early as 1913 with the creation of an Endowment Chair known as “Ghosh (Sir Rashbehari Ghosh) Professor of Botany, with special reference to Agriculture”. In fact, at this point of time no other University in India had thought of any University Chair for studies in Agricultural subjects.

Another Professorship in Agriculture was created under the Khaira (Kumar Guruprasad Singh) Endowment in 1920. And still another Professorship in “Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science” was created in 1945 in furtherance of the cause of University College of Agriculture with the donation made by Dr. N. R. Dhar in commemoration of his revered Teacher, Sir P. C. Ray.

The Jhargram College, the first degree College of Agriculture in West Bengal, was started by University of Calcutta in 1949. The State Government transferred the Agricultural Degree College from Jhargram first to Tollygunge, Calcutta, then to Haringhata, Nadia and finally to the State Agricultural University, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya in 1974.

The University College of Agriculture, Calcutta University came into being in June, 1956 by upgrading the Department of Agriculture established in April 1954 to a full fledged faculty.

Calcutta University is one of the pioneer institutions in the country to realize the practical necessity of creating facilities for agricultural education and research. Efforts in this direction began as early as 1913 with the creation of an Endowment Chair known as “Ghosh (Sir Rashbehari Ghosh) Professor of Botany, with special reference to Agriculture”. In fact, at this point of time no other University in India had thought of any University Chair for studies in Agricultural subjects.

Another Professorship in Agriculture was created under the Khaira (Kumar Guruprasad Singh) Endowment in 1920. And still another Professorship in “Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science” was created in 1945 in furtherance of the cause of University College of Agriculture with the donation made by Dr. N. R. Dhar in commemoration of his revered Teacher, Sir P. C. Ray.

The Jhargram College, the first degree College of Agriculture in West Bengal, was started by University of Calcutta in 1949. The State Government transferred the Agricultural Degree College from Jhargram first to Tollygunge, Calcutta, then to Haringhata, Nadia and finally to the State Agricultural University, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya in 1974.

The University College of Agriculture, Calcutta University came into being in June, 1956 by upgrading the Department of Agriculture established in April 1954 to a full fledged faculty.

Calcutta University is one of the pioneer institutions in the country to realize the practical necessity of creating facilities for agricultural education and research. Efforts in this direction began as early as 1913 with the creation of an Endowment Chair known as “Ghosh (Sir Rashbehari Ghosh) Professor of Botany, with special reference to Agriculture”. In fact, at this point of time no other University in India had thought of any University Chair for studies in Agricultural subjects.

Another Professorship in Agriculture was created under the Khaira (Kumar Guruprasad Singh) Endowment in 1920. And still another Professorship in “Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science” was created in 1945 in furtherance of the cause of University College of Agriculture with the donation made by Dr. N. R. Dhar in commemoration of his revered Teacher, Sir P. C. Ray.

The Jhargram College, the first degree College of Agriculture in West Bengal, was started by University of Calcutta in 1949. The State Government transferred the Agricultural Degree College from Jhargram first to Tollygunge, Calcutta, then to Haringhata, Nadia and finally to the State Agricultural University, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya in 1974.

The University College of Agriculture, Calcutta University came into being in June, 1956 by upgrading the Department of Agriculture established in April 1954 to a full fledged faculty.

Calcutta University is one of the pioneer institutions in the country to realize the practical necessity of creating facilities for agricultural education and research. Efforts in this direction began as early as 1913 with the creation of an Endowment Chair known as “Ghosh (Sir Rashbehari Ghosh) Professor of Botany, with special reference to Agriculture”. In fact, at this point of time no other University in India had thought of any University Chair for studies in Agricultural subjects.

Another Professorship in Agriculture was created under the Khaira (Kumar Guruprasad Singh) Endowment in 1920. And still another Professorship in “Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science” was created in 1945 in furtherance of the cause of University College of Agriculture with the donation made by Dr. N. R. Dhar in commemoration of his revered Teacher, Sir P. C. Ray.

The Jhargram College, the first degree College of Agriculture in West Bengal, was started by University of Calcutta in 1949. The State Government transferred the Agricultural Degree College from Jhargram first to Tollygunge, Calcutta, then to Haringhata, Nadia and finally to the State Agricultural University, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya in 1974.

The University College of Agriculture, Calcutta University came into being in June, 1956 by upgrading the Department of Agriculture established in April 1954 to a full fledged faculty.

Calcutta University is one of the pioneer institutions in the country to realize the practical necessity of creating facilities for agricultural education and research. Efforts in this direction began as early as 1913 with the creation of an Endowment Chair known as “Ghosh (Sir Rashbehari Ghosh) Professor of Botany, with special reference to Agriculture”. In fact, at this point of time no other University in India had thought of any University Chair for studies in Agricultural subjects.

Another Professorship in Agriculture was created under the Khaira (Kumar Guruprasad Singh) Endowment in 1920. And still another Professorship in “Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science” was created in 1945 in furtherance of the cause of University College of Agriculture with the donation made by Dr. N. R. Dhar in commemoration of his revered Teacher, Sir P. C. Ray.

The Jhargram College, the first degree College of Agriculture in West Bengal, was started by University of Calcutta in 1949. The State Government transferred the Agricultural Degree College from Jhargram first to Tollygunge, Calcutta, then to Haringhata, Nadia and finally to the State Agricultural University, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya in 1974.

The University College of Agriculture, Calcutta University came into being in June, 1956 by upgrading the Department of Agriculture established in April 1954 to a full fledged faculty.

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