Hon’ble Governor of Telangana State, Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan visited PJTSAU on 13-02-2020 to know about the Teaching, Research and Extension activities of the University. Governor had arrived the University campus at 9.30 AM. Dr. V. Praveen Rao, Vice Chancellor of PJTSAU, Dr. S Sudheer Kumar, Registrar, PJTSAU and other University Officers were welcomed the Governor at University inner gate. Governor has begins her visit by offering floral tributes at the statue of Professor Jayashankar and proceeded to Rice Section, Agricultural Research Institute, Rajendranagar, where she interacted with rice scheme scientists. She observed the mechanized paddy transplantation, growing mat nursery, direct seedling method, drum seeder method and also visited the paddy poly house in the rice section research farm. Vice Chancellor explained to Hon’ble Governor about new rice varieties developed by University and its popularity among the farmers in Telangana and neighbouring states. Later, she visited the Knowledge Management Center (KMC - University Central Library), Walking Tunnels at Horticulture Garden, Millet Processing and Incubation Center, Natural dyes processing unit in the campus. After that Governor has visited the University Auditorium where she observed the exhibition show cased of various research schemes and innovative programs of the University. Later, she had interaction with the students in the robbing hall. While interacting with the students, Governor said that, agriculture is the first profession in the world, farmers and agriculture has the first place in the world she added. She stated that, every agriculture graduate should be proud of their degree they are not only pursuing degree they are the feeders of the people and also they must be proud of studying in the worldwide renowned University she added. Hon’ble Governor also advised the students to take challenges whenever they got opportunities than they can able to show case their abilities she said. Governor has appreciated the Vice Chancellor Dr. V. Praveen Rao for putting efforts to getting international recognition to the PJTSAU. Earlier, Dr. V. Praveen Rao, has explained about University activities to the Governor through video presentation. Vice Chancellor said that, University is striving hard to serve the farmers to make agriculture as profitable venture. He further added, University working with several national and international institutions and universities by collaborating to ensure modern technologies to the students and farmers. Hon’ble Governor had released booklets and CD’s on package of practices in Redgram, Drip and Sprinkler irrigation. Members of BoM, PJTSAU, University Officers, students were participated.