Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli

About the university

The Government of Maharashtra established the Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth on the 18th May 1972 to impart education, conduct research on location specific problems and disseminate the improved crop production technologies amongst the farming community. The university was renamed as Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli on 12th February 2001.




University Type
State Agricultural University
Vice Chancellor
Dr Sanjay D Sawant


  • To integrate and coordinate the teaching of subjects in the different Faculties of the University.
  • To teach and examine students in such a manner and confer such degree/diploma certificates and other academic distinctions as the University may deem fit.
  • To coordinate agricultural education, research and extension education activities.
  • To undertake and guide extension education programmes, including establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras and organizing district level farmers rallies for the improvement and development of the standard of agriculture and agriculturists in the State.
  • To implement proper research programmes for development of suitable technologies to cater the regional needs.

To generate technology for overall increase in production and productivity of crops with special reference to the horticulture-based crops production system and fisheries production.



1.      Student benefited from Niche area of excellence for mango in their P. G. Research

2.      Strengthen the sport and gym facility

3.      Strengthen the educational facilities with digitalization of classes

4.      Strengthen the vigilance in classrooms and hostel by installing CCTV

5.      Strengthen the irrigation system and drinking water facility in the hostel premises.

6.      Technology Demonstration to the farmers or upcoming entrepreneurs of Region.

7.      All the classrooms and practical halls of the College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri are converted into digital classrooms as digital-touch-screen boards are installed in each class-room and practical.

8.      All the computers of the computer laboratory of College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri are upgraded with latest compatible hardware and software.

9.      Seminar hall of the College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri, is now equipped with digital podium, so audio-visual system of the seminar hall is complete and fully modernised.

10.  Fish museum developed for students and other visitors


DBT Schemes

ICAR-PG Scholarship

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :2

National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :37


Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :6

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :101



Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth,Dapoli
Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli

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