Dr. Akhilesh Sharma
Phone: +911894230390 (O)
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Systematic improvement work in potential vegetable crops was initiated in Himachal Pradesh after the establishment of Department of Vegetable Science and Floriculture in 1976 at Chambaghat, Solan under HPU, Shimla.
The Department of Vegetable Science and Floriculture was established at CSK Himachal Pradesh krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur in the year 1985 to teach under-graduate courses and simultaneously, research on important vegetable crops was also initiated. During the year 1987, M.Sc. in Agriculture in the discipline of Vegetable Science was started that followed with Ph.D. (Vegetable Science) from the year 1991.
Excellence of Vegetable Science in agriculture.