Sardar Krushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar

About the university

Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University (SDAU) came in existence in 2004 (01/05/2004) on quadruplication of erstwhile Gujarat Agricultural University established earlier in 1972. The SDAU functions with its HQ at Sardarkrushinagar which is located 28 km away from Palanpur the HQ of district Banaskantha.

SDAU caters to the farmers centric locally relevant and globally congruent research education and extension education in agriculture and allied fields. The jurisdiction of SDAU spreads over seven districts viz Banaskantha Sabarkantha Patan Mehsana Gandhinagar Kachchh and Aravalli of North and North West Gujarat. The SDAU represents the typical climatic conditions of semi-arid regions having low rainfall with wide chasm between diurnal and nocturnal temperatures. The soils are deep loamy sand to sandy loam. The general topography of the swathe is rugged plain except North Eastern side that has undulating topography.


University Type
State Agricultural University
Vice Chancellor
Dr. R.M. Chauhan


i. To develop human resources in the faculty of Agriculture, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Home Science, Dairy and Food Technology, Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, Agribusiness Management and allied sciences by imparting academics at undergraduate and post graduate level.


ii. To conduct locally relevant but globally compatible area specific basic and applied research in Agriculture; Veterinary & Animal Husbandry; Horticulture; Home Science; Dairy & Food Technology; Renewable Energy & Environmental Engineering; Agribusiness Management and allied sciences.


iii. To explore state of art agricultural technologies in consonance to the psycho-socio-economic and ecological status of the area for enhancing and sustaining the natural base to make agriculture more sustainable, remunerative and eco-friendly.


iv. To enhance intellectual capacities of different stakeholders including extension functionaries of different departments / organizations engaged in agricultural and rural development


v. To foster collaborative linkages with different national and international organizations for sharing and optimizing the available resources of SDAU.



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DBT Schemes

National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :27


Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :1

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :77



Sardar Krushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University,Sardarkrushinagar
Sardarkrushinagar, Gujarat

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