Known as an agricultural land of the country, the government in its proposal in Union Budget had declared to set up a horticulture University in Haryana and Telangana. Becoming a reality for the State, the Horticulture University is coming up in Karnal, with its three regional centers at Raiyya Village in Jhajjar district, Jind and Dera village in Naraingarh.
The proposal is submitted by Chaudhary Charan Singh, Haryana Agricultural university, Hisar. The state Horticulture Department will set up the University and it is expected that the University will spread in an area of 700 acres. The cost of the project for the first year is estimated to be Rs. 206 crore.
The university will also offer diploma and certificate courses to impart skill and working knowledge of the unemployed youth.