Host Institution-Punjab Agricultural University
The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) was established in 1962 on the pattern of land grant colleges in U.S.A.The PAU has played a key role in increasing food grain production in the Punjab State and ushering in an era of Green Revolution in India. It has also made notable contributions in increasing livestock, poultry and honey production. University was adjudged the Best Agricultural University in India in 1995 and Agricultural University of the Year Award (Krishi Shiksha Samman) by Mahindra & Mahindra in 2011. At present the University, through 28 departments in the four constituent colleges, offers 31 Master's and 30 Ph.D. programmes.