About Us

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Bihar,Pusa, established on 7th October 2016 by the conversion of esterwhile of Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU), Pusa, which has its legacy in 1908 when post graduate programme in agriculture was initiated for the first time in India at this place, is an important landmark in agricultural research & education in the eastern region of the country. The jurisdiction and responsibility of the University with respect to teaching, research and programmes of extension education at the university level, in the field of agriculture and allied subjects is extended to the whole country with special reference to the State of Bihar. University is emerging as vibrant organization with its focus on quality education, ecologically sustainable agriculture and decent livelihood to the farming community. The initiation of six new post-graduate programmes in Fruit Science, Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Microbiology, MBA (Rural Management), Aquaculture and Fisheries Resource Management) and one under-graduate programme in Horticulture and Forestry resulted in augmentation of the total intake capacity of students to 609 in 06 disciplines of UG, 24 disciplines of PG and 09 disciplines of Ph.D. and up-gradation of hostel facilities. Revival of placement unit having soft skill and wage employment development; up-gradation and automation of library facilities.

Vision

Vision Augmenting/ advancing professional competency for pursuing excellence in agricultural and allied education, research and entrepreneur with ethical values to meet the Regional National and Global need and offering specialized service to the farmers for decent livelihood.

Mission

* Promote experiential high quality learning environment and creation of integrated approach that developed an appreciation and understanding of the socio-economic and environmental significance of soil-plant –animal-people interface.

* Shaping agriculture stakeholders into self sustaining mode through innovative centric education, cutting edge research, entrepreneurship /start up skill development and dissemination of appropriate agricultural technology.

* Nurture national/ global needs of sustainable food production through advance interventions of research and development.

* Making Eastern India agriculture climate resilient and mitigating pressure on agricultural land through productivity.