The Professor Jaya Shankar Telangana State Agricultural University is considered as the largest in India with an infrastructure of 5 Colleges (3 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 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (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.
As far as basic infrastructure is concerned, the University had the support of the Government of Andhra Pradesh 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.
CD-ROM facilities are available in all major campuses with a view to provide access to world agricultural literature.
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 central 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
|Coordinator||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