CCS University

CCS University

Hissar, Haryana
Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University is one of Asia's biggest agricultural universities, popularly known as HAU, University is located at Hisar in the Indian state of Haryana. It is named after Indias seventh Prime Minister, Choudhary Charan Singh. It is a leader in agricultural research in India and contributed significantly to Green Revolution and White Revolution in India in the 1960s and 70s. HAU was initially a campus of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. After the formation of Haryana in 1966, it became an autonomous institution on February 2, 1970 through a Presidential Ordinance, later ratified as Haryana and Punjab Agricultural Universities Act, 1970, passed by the Lok Sabha on March 29, 1970. It has a very large campus and has several research centres throughout the state. It won the Indian Council of Agricultural Researchs Award for the Best Institute in 1997.