On January 15, 1974 the foundation stone of Narendra Dev University of Agriculture & Technology was laid by the then Hon'ble Prime Minister of India late Smt. Indira Gandhi at Mashodha near Faizabad city. Shri Laxmi Narain Rai, a PCS officer of Agriculture Department, Government of UP,was deputed as officer on special duty. After a few months, he was succeeded by Dr. A.S. Srivastava who took over in October, 1974. Thereafter on 21,1975 the govenment of UP decided that the main campus of the university would be established at Kumarganj,Faizabad instead of Mashodha.
The Mahamaya college of Agriculture Engineering and Technology(MCAET) a constituent college of ND unversity of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad was established in 2002 at Ambedkarnagar by upgrading the department of agriculture engineering in the college of agriculture to cater the needs of development of engineering and Technoloy to suit the condition of the farmers of Eastern Uttar Pradesh characterised by problems of user lands,water looked poorly drained soils scant power supply,small holdings, low purchasing power and poor rural infrastructure.