Inauguration of AADHAR Enabled Biometric Attendance System National Conference of Agricultural Librarians & User Community-2017 FIRST HARYANA AGRI CONCLAVE AND EXPO-2017 National Conference on "Doubling the Farmers' Income by 2022" COA, Bawal - Foundation Stone laid by Hon'ble Chief Minister, Haryana 51 Annual Convention of ISAE and National Symposium on 16 Feb 2017 51 Annual Convention of ISAE and National Symposium on 16 Feb 2017 Changing the Lives of Farmers CCS HAU Trademark - Symbol of Quality and Trust Fletcher Bhawan (Administrative Block)
Facts
The University
The Haryana Agricultural University was established on February 2, 1970, as a result of bifurcation of the erstwhile Punjab Agricultural University, through a Presidential Ordinance, ratified later by the Haryana and Punjab Agricultural Universities Act, 1970(Act No 16 of 1970) passed by the Lok Sabha on 29th March, 1970. From 31st October, 1991, it has been renamed as Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University . The University Campus The main campus of the University is situated at Hisar at a distance of162 KM North-West of Delhi on National Highway No.10 and is 2 KM from the railway station and 3 KM from the Bus Stand. University is spread over an area of 7219 Acres at Hisar and 1426 Acres at outstations. Area at Hisar under farms is 6483 Acres and under buildings and roads is 736 Acres. During its existence so far it has made rapid progress in building an excellent infrastructure. It has one of the best developed campuses in India to meet academic and extra-curricular needs of the students.


CONSTITUENT COLLEGES
The University has the following constituent colleges. 1. College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Hisar 2. College of Agriculture, Hisar 3. College of Agriculture, Kaul. This college is situated on the Karnal Pehowa road 170 km from Delhi and 150 km from Hisar. 4. College of Bawal. This college is situated on the Delhi-Jaipur road (about 1 km off the road) about 90 km from Delhi and 55 km from Gurgaon 5. College of Basic Sciences & Humanities, Hisar 6. Indira Chakravarty College of Home Science.
Library and Information Services
Nehru Library, the hub of academic and research activities of the university, is housed in a centrally located elegant building. It provides information support to its more than 5300 patrons - teachers, scientists, extension specialists, students and other members drawn from non- teaching staff and general public - from its collection of about 3.12 laks volumes of books and other reading material, and 693 current Indian and foreign journals. The library opens for 15-16 hours daily throughout the year. It has 6 Reading Halls with cozy reading environment where 650 readers can sit and study at a time. Night Reading Hall, with modern facilities - exquisite furniture, air-conditioned environment and uninterrupted power supply- opens immediately after the closure of Library and keeps open up to midnight on all the days of week. Around 80 readers can sit in the Hall. Book Bank is a very popular service with the students who are entitled to borrow 4 textbooks each from its collection at nominal charges. Bookshop is a service unique to this library as no other library supports this activity. The students and teachers can buy books from the Bookshop at discounts ranging from 10 to 35% against a market discount structure of 10-15%.Photocopying service is provided at very cheaper rates 40 paise and 50 paise per exposure on ordinary and sunlit bond papers, respectively. The library catalogue, journals holdings, circulation operations journals subscription, purchase of books, and other library activities are fully computerized. Online Catalogue, Circulation Database, Journals Holdings etc. can be accessed through all the PCs linked to the Campus Network as well as through PCs having Internet facility. More than 150 CDs of Biological Abstracts, CABI, AGRICOLA, AGRIS, National Sample Survey, Indian Science Abstracts, and Encyclopedia Britannica form the back bone of CD-ROM database - based information services. In addition, there are more than 2000 CDs of books and dissertations. Videoconferencing facility, Multimedia library, Internet Lab, more than 2072 e-journals are the other feathers in the cap of library services. There is a modern health-friendly canteen in the library premises where the library user can get light refreshing eatables and drinks.
Directorate of Students Welfare
The Directorate is responsible for the welfare of students and helps in their counselling and placement, cultural and sports activities.
(a) Hostel Facilities Accommodation is provided in 14 hostels of the University out of which 12 hostels (8 for Male 3 for Female and 1 for married PG students) are situated at Hisar and two hostels, one each for male/female at Kaul campus. All the modern facilities such as gas connection, furniture, TV with cable connection, leading News Papers and Magazine and solar water heating system are provided. All the hostels have EPABX phone facilities as well as in- coming calls facilities. Two hostel wardens look after the management of each hostel. Each hostel has been provided water cooler with aqua guard for safe drinking water. The messes of hostels are running on cooperative basis.
(b) Giri Centre for Sports Activities The Giri Centre for students sports activities is an outstanding feature of this University. It has two indoor badminton courts with a seating capacity for 600 spectators, two indoor squash courts, hobby rooms, two multipurpose indoor gymnasium with a reasonable seating capacity. A synthetic track of international standard has also been provided in the athletic stadium.
(c) Co-curricular Activities The Directorate of Students Welfare is also responsible for promotion of all co-curricular activities such as Sports, NCC, NSS, Mountaineering, Graphic Arts, Literary, Music, Dance, Drama, NIS, etc. For promotion of these activities, various trainings are arranged from time to time.
(d) Students Counselling and Placement Cell The Counselling & Placement Cell of the Directorate in association with the Department of Employment, Haryana, has set up a University Employment Information and Guidance Bureau which provides information to the students on job opportunities, competitive examinations, scholarships/fellowship etc. It also conducts trainings/coaching classes for the entrance examinations, and explores the job opportunities in the public and private sectors and arranges the campus interviews. Besides, the centre brings out Career Bulletin a fortnightly magazine for students of the University to keep them abreast of information on job opportunities, admissions, scholarships, fellowships etc. in India & abroad.
Medical Services
There is a well-equipped 50 bed Hospital on the main campus at Hisar and 3 Dispensaries at out-station i.e. College of Agriculture, Kaul (Kaithal), Regional Research Stations, Karnal and Bawal. The Hospital at main campus has 5 Doctors and a Dentist. Round the clock medical aid is provided to the students, staff and other trainees.