Assam Agricultural University (AAU)
Assam Agricultural University is the first institution of its kind in the whole of North-Eastern Region of India. The main goal of this institution is to produce globally competitive human resources in farm sector and to carry out research in both conventional and frontier areas for production optimization as well as to disseminate the generated technologies as public good for benefiting the food growers/ producers and traders involved in the sector while emphasizing on sustainability, equity and overall food security at household level.
In order to achieve the above, the university has following support base to lead the overall agriculture and farming sector of the state towards more productivity with appropriate scientific approach. At present it has five Colleges, six Regional Agricultural Research Stations (RARS), six Commodity Research Centres and nineteen Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) throughout the state with its head quarter at Jorhat.