Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University (Dr. YSRHU), Venkataramannagudem was established in 2007 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh under Act 30 of 2007. It was formally known as Andhra Pradesh Horticultural University. The University at present has four Colleges of Horticulture, five Horticulture Polytechnics, 25 Research Stations spread in 9 agro-climatic zones in the state and three KVKs. It is the second Horticultural University in the country.
The university was managed by the agricultural production commissioner and principal secretary to the Government, ATM as the special officer supported by an officer on special duty and coordinator drawn from the Achrya NG Ranga Agricultural University. The vision of the university is the development of Horticulture for providing nutritional security to the people and increasing the profitability to the farmers through the development of appropriate technologies and manpower in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Colleges at Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University -
- Horticulture College & Research Institute, Anantharajupet, Kadapa District.
- College of Horticulture, Mojerla, Mahaboobnagar District.
- College of Horticulture, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad District.
- Horticulture College & Research Institute, Venkataramannagudem, West Godavari District.
|Name||:||Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University|
|Location||:||Post Box # 7
West Godavari District
|Contact No||:||08818 - 284311|
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