Demand for an exclusive University for Agricultural Sciences for Hyderabad-Karnataka (H-K) region was felt almost a 10 years back (Annexure I) attributable to incomparable climatic conditions and various cultivating activities.
The H-K regions including Bidar, Kalaburgi, Raichur, Bellary, Koppal and Yadgir regions that is shown in the Maps, an agrarian territory with a irrigation system probability of 12 lakh hectares through Tungabhadra, Krishna, Karanja, Mullamari, Hirehalla, Bennethore and other irrigation system tasks, spreading over an aggregate topographical area of 44.96 lakh hectares bookkeeping 33.60 percent of the geological area of the state, of which about 68 percent is under development and has an exceptional mix of medium (32.42%) and substantial famers (36.69% offered with rich normal assets particularly for rural agricultural advancement. The start for new Agricultural University at Raichur started through a letter by Government of Karnataka (No. AHD:165:UAS:99 dated 17-12-1999) coordinating University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad to present an achievability report on the proposition.
University for Agricultural Sciences is located at Raichur. To reach the University campus, you can use train, bus, or any mode of transports. University for Agricultural Sciences is well connected by road and rail to Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and other Major cities.
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur might convince the needs of Agricultural Education to sharpen the cultivating group with logical advancements, short and long haul route outs for the tribulations confronted by the cultivating group through Research for development and supportability of horticulture segment and exceeding the advances to inspire the financial status of the cultivating group through solid Extension linkages.
In other way, you can say “Greening the life of farming community through Education, Research and Extension” is set as the main motto of the University.