Hill Agricultural Research and Extension Centre Dhaulakuan,

Last Updated: October 05, 2013

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Dhaulakuan, Distt. Sirmour, HP

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            Hill Agricultural Research and Extension Centre (HAREC), earlier called as Regional Research Station, was established by State Department of Agriculture in 1954 and transferred to CSK HPKV, Palampur in 1978 to fulfill the research needs of sub-mountain and sub-tropical areas of the state and designated as Regional Research Station. In November, 2002, after recognition of research and extension systems of the university, it was named as Hill Agricultural Research and Extension Centre, Dhaulakuan. The Centre is located on Nahan – Paonta Sahib road (National Highway 72) at an altitude of 468 m above mean sea level and 300 4’ N of latitude and 77o 5’ of longitude. Nearest railway station and airport is at Dehradun and Chandigarh, respectively.

            The Centre is located at Dhaulakuan in District Sirmour, 25 km from Nahan and 17 km from Paonta Sahib. The infrastructure includes laboratories of Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Agronomy, Entomology, Soil Science, Plant Physiology and Animal Nutrition, Library, Glass House, growth chambers, Tissue Culture Laboratory, B-grade meteorological observatory, auditorium, guest house and farmers’ hostel. Limited residential facilities are also available at the Centre. It has an experimental area of 26 ha divided into two parts.