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Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry

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Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry
www.uuhf.ac.in
Address:

Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal
Uttrakhand
State:
Uttarakhand –

About Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry

The V.C.S.G Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry or Hindi:उत्तराखण्ड औद्यानिकी एवं वानिकी विश्वविद्यालय is a state university located in north Indian state of Uttarakhand.Hills cover major part of Uttarakhand State. About 65% of the total geographical area is under forest. For myriad reasons, agriculture in hill region of the State has been at subsistence level. However, horticulture and forestry are the two major sectors that hold enormous potential for sustainable growth. With a view to develop these sectors through scientific interventions, the State Government has established Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry (UUHF) by an Act of State Legislative Assembly [The Uttarakhand Krishi Evam Prodyogik Vishwavidhyalaya (Amendment) Act, 2011 {Uttarakhand Act No.13 of 2011}] dated 28th April, 2011 with Head Quarter at Bharsar,Pauri Garhwal. The Notification No. 732/XIII-II/2011-12(02)/2011, dated 26th September, 2011 has also been issued in this regard by the State Government. With the establishment of UUHF, various campuses, Colleges, Research Centres and KVKs viz., Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali College of Horticulture, Bharsar; Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Distt. Pauri Garhwal; College of Forestry & Hill Agriculture, Ranichauri; Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Distt. Tehri Garhwal; Research Centers at Kanatal and Gaja (Tehri Garhwal) of Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology have been merged with UUHF.

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