At the heart of the culturally rich and prosperous Pune of the Peshwas is where the century old College of Agriculture, the constituent College of the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri is located. Pune with a population of more than 3.4 million is the second largest city in Maharashtra State.
Since time immemorial, Pune has been a renowned educational and celebrated cultural centre. The Maratha Kingdom was founded by the great king Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj around Pune in 1676 A.D. The weather of Pune is very pleasant with maximum temperature ranging from 200C to 320C. The College of Agriculture is very close to the Bus and Railway stations and about 10 kms from the Lohgaon airport. The city is well connected to other metropolis of the country by road, rail and air.
Our mission is to generate competent agri-professionals with immense commitment to the spirit of professionalism and responsible citizenship, in a competitive global environment.
The College of Agriculture, Pune is one of the oldest Agricultural Colleges in the Country. The College has completed 100 years of its establishment and celebrated its Centenary Year in 2007.
The National Seed Congress shall be held at the College of Agriculture, Pune from 28th to 30th January, 2011.