Parliament passes Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Posted on:12 Aug 2016 18:21:51

Parliament passes Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016
12 August 2016 Current Affairs: Parliament has passed the Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to help the north-eastern state achieve higher growth in animal husbandry sector. 

The Bill proposes to amend the Central Agricultural University Act, 1992 to include Nagaland under the jurisdiction of Imphal Central Agriculture University (CAU).

The amendment will help Nagaland to reap the benefit of the Imphal Central Agriculture University which was established for the entire north eastern region. 

The CAU Act, 1992 provides for the establishment of University in the north eastern region for the development of agriculture and advancement of research in agriculture and allied sciences. It states that CAU is responsible for teaching and research in the field of agriculture for the north eastern states. 

Earlier, the Act had defined the north eastern region as comprising the states of Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura.


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