The Professor Jayashankar Telangana Agricultural University (PJTSAU) is named in honour and memory of Professor Jayashankar, an eminent educationist and an ardent Telangana ideologue. It was established as per the Telangana Govt's G.O. Ms No.7, Agricultural and Cooperation (Agri III) Department, Govt. of Telangana dated 31-07-2014 adapting the ANGRAU Act 1963 as "The ANGRAU Act of 1963 (Telangana Adaptation) order, 2014". It is the only Farm University of the Telangana State which was bifurcated from the erstwhile Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University in the unified State of Andhra Pradesh.
Institution's Mission and Goals
ACADEMIC BODIES AND COUNCILS
The Faculty Boards, headed by the respective Deans,considers all issues related to the academic matters such as formulation of course curricula, syllabi, examinations, student evaluation procedures etc., which are finally referred to the Academic Council for approval. Eminent academicians from other institutions are also nominatedto the faculty board asmembers by Deans of the Faculty concerned
The Academic Council, Chaired by the Vice Chancellor, is the principal body responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring all the academic programs of the University. All the Deans, Directors, University Heads of different Departments of the three faculties and professors are Members of the Academic Council. Additionally, four members nominated by the Vice Chancellor, ten members co-opted by academic council and two members of BOM are also Members of Academic Council for offering advice based on their experiences. The Academic Council meets once in six months.
Research and Extension Advisory Council (REAC)
The Research and Extension Advisory Council is responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring all the research and extension activities of the University. The council meets twice annually in each agro-climatic zone of the state to mitigate the problems and formulate programmes for the ensuing crop season.
STATE LEVEL COORDINATION COMMITTEE (SLCC)
The State Level Coordination Committee headed by the Vice Chancellor coordinates, plans, supervises and reviews the functioning of the DAATT Centres in the State.
DISTRICT LEVEL COORDINATION COMMITTEES (DLCC)
The District level Coordination Committee (DLCC) for each district is constituted to oversee the functioning of the district centers in planning, coordination, execution, and midterm review of its programme. The Committee meets twice a year, once before each crop season to decide seasonal joint action plans, reviews the work done in the previous season/ year in the district and suggest the improvements required.
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA 'S
Each KrishiVigyan Kendra has a Scientific Advisory Committee,which meets twice in a year and performs the following functions:
PROFESSOR JAYASHANKAR TELANGANA STATE AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University is one of the largest in India with an infrastructure of 7 Colleges (5 in Agriculture, 1 in Agricultural Engineering, and 1 in Home Science) 16 Research stations distributed in 3 Agro-climatic zones of the State, 9 Agricultural Polytechnics (7 in Diploma in Agriculture, 1 in Diploma in Seed Technology and 1 in Diploma in Agricultural Engineering) 9 District Agricultural Advisory and Transfer of Technology Centres (DAATTCs), 6 KrishiVigyanKendras (Farmer Science Centre), one Agricultural Technology and Information Centre (ATIC) and Electronic Media Wing apart from one Extension Education Institute (EEI) and Agricultural Information and Communication Centre ( AI&CC). Thus, it is an unique multi campus University in the country having its units functioning all over the State with the two Faculties of Agriculture and Home Science showing splendid performance of exemplary nature.
Institutional Infrastructure and Expansion of Facilities
As far as basic infrastructure is concerned, the University had the support of the Government
of Telangana and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research for establishing a strong base.
Therefore, the infrastructure, which was transferred to the University at the time of its
establishment, has been further strengthened with addition of classrooms, farmlands,
laboratories, computer facilities, workshops and hostels. The irrigation facilities in the
teaching campuses have been improved through the installation of lift and micro irrigation
facilities and sinking of bore wells. Staff quarters have also been built in most of the
colleges. The present status of certain important infrastructural facilities existing in
Colleges, is presented below:
The future emphasis is to maintain the strong infrastructure base, which has been developed, and to strengthen certain critical essentials such as hostels for boys in the three main campuses and additional hostel accommodation for girl students at the Rajendranagar campus.
The University is also proposing to establish Centres of Excellence and Advanced Research in areas such as Sustainable Agriculture, Integrated Pest Management, in addition to the existing Centre for Advance Studies in Foods and Nutrition, under the Faculty of Home Science.
Infrastructural facilities available in Colleges of Faculty of Home Science The central library building with a carpet area of 4645 sq. mts., can accommodate over 2 lakhs books and sitting capacity of about 200 readers. Separate library buildings / spacious and functional halls are available at other branch libraries. All the libraries are well furnished with a congenial atmosphere for in-house use of books and periodicals.
Number of Books and Periodicals The University has total collection of over 2,00,000 books and subscribes to 500 Indian and foreign periodicals . The Central Library receives 125 copies of PJTSAU Research Journal from the University press to be exchanged with various National and International Institutes.
The Agricultural Information and Documentation Centre (AGRIDOC) located in the central Library takes care of information need of the scientists at all the 67 University research stations. The publications include union catalog of periodicals in PJTSAU libraries, agricultural dissertations index, agricultural dissertations abstracts, APAU guidelines of presentation of thesis and "Current Agricultural Titles" backed-up with supply of free photocopies of papers from foreign and Indian periodicals.
University Computer Centre
The Computer Centre at Rajendranagar, as a centrPlanning and Monitoring Cellal computing
facility of the University, was established in 1982. The centre is equipped with the latest generation computers and operating on various kinds of Operating systems catering to all computing needs of the University.
Recently, computer networking has been introduced in the University to gain access to latest scientific advances and related information across the globe. Almost all departments of the colleges were provided with computers for use by the staff and students. Installation of Local Area Network (LAN) is in progress in all the seven zonal headquarters, colleges as well as University headquarters. The Computer Center and Central Library at Rajendranagar are equipped with the latest facilities including Internet connectivity, to cater to the needs of the faculty and students.
Planning and Monitoring Cell
ONE (Professor cadre)
|Economist||ONE (Assistant Professor cadre)|
|Statistician||ONE (Assistant Professor cadre)|
|Technical Assistant ( Agri.)||ONE (Asst. Professor / Assoc. Professor cadre)|
|Technical Assistant ( H. Sc.)||ONE (Asst. Professor / Assoc. Professor cadre)|
Infrastructure of Transfer of Technology