कृषि महाविद्यालय, बदनापुर जि. जालना - ४३१ २०२ (महाराष्ट्र)

College Of Agriculture, Badnapur Dist. Jalna - 431 202 (Maharashtra)

Brief History of the Degree Programme

College of Agriculture, Badnapur dist. Jalna has been established as a constituent college of Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyaapeeth, Parbhani. It is one of the six constituent agriculture college of Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyaapeeth, Parbhani. Founded in the year 2000 vide resolution of government of Maharashtra, Agriculture, Aniamal Husbandry and Dairy and Fishery department bearing number MKV/1299/77/20A dated 29th March 2000. under a scheme entitled “Establishment of Agricultural College, Badnapur dist. Jalna”. It is geographically located in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra situated in between Aurangabad and Jalna cities at 9.50 latitude and 7.53 longitudes with an altitude of 523 meter rom MSL. The college is well connected with Air, road and railway facilities. It is 2.5 km away from Badnapur station on Manmad - Secundrabad route of south central railway division.

Practically functioning of this college commenced from an academic year 2000-2001. The college housed earlier in the existing building of ARS, Badnapur with four lecture halls and one small multipurpose block. Initially the college offered undergraduate programme of B.Sc. (Agri.). up to 2013. Since from 2013 the college has been offering both under graduate B.Sc. (Hon.) Agriculture and post graduate degree M.Sc. (Agri./Horti) in the six disciplines Viz; Agronomy, Agril. Botany, Agril. Entomology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry and Horticulture. From academic year 2017-18,the academic curricula of said academic programmes are revised as recommended by Vth Dean’s committee report of ICAR.

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