About IG Center Raichur

Overview

The College of Agriculture, Raichur is located at the Head Quarters of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur six kms away from Raichur city. The College is one of the premier institutes in Hyderabad-Karnataka region for imparting education and conduct of research and extension activities in agriculture.  


Historical Background

College of Agriculture was started in 1984 as constituent College of UAS, Bangalore and was accommodated temporarily in the building of Regional Research Station and Agriculture Engineering Institute, Raichur. During 1988, First batch of B.Sc. (Agri) Degree programme was passed out from College of Agriculture, Raichur through Trimester system. Semester system of education to both UG & PG programs was introduced in 1996. Further, Bifurcation and creation of University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, from UAS Dharwad in 2009 exclusively covering Hyderabad-Karnataka region spanning six districts viz. Bidar, Kalaburagi, Yadgir, Raichur, Bellary and Koppal was the stepping stone for the development of Kalyan Karnataka region.


Growth of Institution

College of Agriculture, Raichur was awarded the Winner of e-World 2012 Awards for Best ICT Enabled Agricultural Initiative of the Year by Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies and ELets Techno media Pvt. Ltd. Further, the college of Agriculture, Raichur is also presented the Best Institute in Agriculture by Agriculture Innovation: Congress & awards held in Mumbai during January, 2020.