The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu delivered the 19th Convocational address at Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, in Kanpur.
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, which started its journey as School of Agriculture in 1893 has been playing a pioneering role in agricultural education.
This institution continued its journey in independent India and attained its present status of university after several stages of metamorphosis. Starting as School of Agriculture in 1893, it became Cawnpore Agricultural College in 1906.
Subsequently, 1930 saw its emergence as Government Agricultural College. In 1969, it was renamed as UP Institute of Agricultural Sciences and finally received the status of a uuniversity in 1975.
This institution has maintained a rich tradition of quality education and research ever since its inception.
Recently, ICAR has launched the National Agricultural Higher Education Project, to enable the Agricultural Education System to catch up nationally and globally, with a focus on improving and sustaining the quality of higher agricultural education.