The Central Agricultural University has been established by an act of
Parliament, the Central Agricultural University Act, 1992 (No.40 of 1992).
The Act came into effect on 26th January, 1993 with the issue of
notification by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education
(DARE), Govt. of India. The University became functional with the joining of first Vice-Chancellor on 13th September, 1993. The jurisdiction of the
University extends to six North-Eastern Hill States viz., Arunachal Pradesh,
Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura, with headquarters at Imphal
The mission of the University is to be a centre of excellence in teaching,
research and extension education in the field of agriculture and allied
sectors. The University aims to develop sustainable farming systems for
improving productivity and profitability in agriculture and allied sectors
and also train the farmers and extension functionaries for the effective
dissemination of advanced agricultural technologies in North-East India.
CVSc & AH:
The College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry was established
through the promulgation of an ordinance (NO.M-2 of 1992; dated 20th Feb,
1995) and become functional with the admission of first batch of students to
BVSc & AH degree course in the year1997.
The college is located at Selesih, North Aizawl i.e. about 12 km away from
Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram, on the Aizawl-Sihphir-Silchar
sub-highway. The campus of the college is spread over 168.61 acres of land,
mostly of hilly terrain at an altitude of 965 meter above MSL.
KVK, Aizawl, Mizoram established in the year 2006-07 under the umbrella of
Central Agricultural University, Iroisemba, Imphal, Manipur and actually
started functioning from August 2008 after the recruitment of staff for KVK.
The prime goal of KVK Aizawl is to accelerate agricultural and allied
production in the operational area besides imparting training as per needs
and requirements of the farmers, farm women and rural youths including
school drop-outs in the rural areas for self employment and enhancing the
productivity. “Teaching by doing” and “learning by doing” through work
experience is the principle methods of imparting skill training programme.