University: Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University
Address: Budwel, Hyderabad, Telangana 500030
Phone: 040 2401 4301
Courses: BSc, M.Sc and many more streams of Horticultural. Visit at official for more details about admission.
University Type: Public
Founded Year: 2014
Vice-chancellor: Dr.(Smt). POONAM MALAKONDAIAH, I.A.S.,
Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University saw its inception in the year 23rdDecember 2014 and has earned its name after, Sri Konda Laxman Bapu ji who was veteran freedom fighter. The university was established to give boost to Horticulture as Telangana is the 3rd largest producer of vegetables and fruits in India and Horticulture form the only source of income here. The University runs on land grant patterns of USA with a mandate on Education, Research and Extension of Horticulture domain. Post bifurcation, the university has two horticulture colleges and two polytechnic institutes.
The University runs on land grant pattern of USA, with mandate on Education, Research and Extension of horticulture domain. After bifurcation, the University (SKLTSHU) comprise of two horticultural colleges and two horticultural polytechnics. Concerned to the research part, the University has eleven Research stations, each focusing on conducting need based, location specific research on production, protection, post harvest technology and value addition of mandatory horticultural crops. Apart, the University is bestowed with Six All India Coordinated Research Centers working on mandatory crops viz., Fruits (Mango, Guava and Grapes), Vegetables, Tuber and Flower crops (Chrysanthemum, tuberose and gladiolus). On Extension part, the University is doing yeoman service through a Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) for disseminating the horticultural technical “Know-how” and “Do-how” information to the farmers, private and public entrepreneurs / stake holders.
the research system of SKLTSHU is strong enough, the generation of technologies is taking longer time both due to lack of advanced infrastructure and equipment and also to the effects of changing climatic factor which are fast reorienting the research objectives. To generate the climate resilient technologies the present infrastructure and outdated equipment is not sufficient and is becoming a major handicap.
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