Research Farm

The Institutes possesses 114.932 ha  (Research Farm area: 83.864 ha; Rocky, unutilized, Ponds etc.: 24.532 ha; 5.44ha- Roads and Office premises: 1.096 ha). Out of this about 30 acres land earmarked and handed over for the establishment of Maharani Laxmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi. Now Institute left about 254 acres land only. Major area is rocky and degraded land which was gradually developed. About 85% arable land have been utilized after phase development for various agroforestry experiments, bulk cropping and block plantations. Research farm possesses seven shallow dug wells but their recharge is very poor due to hard pan (3-5 m below ground). Cultivation is totally dependent on rainfall and operation of canal.


Library is an integral part of the Institute. The Institute’s Library is well furnished and equipped with LAN facilities. Library operations are automated using Koha Library Management Software.  The library has 4549 books including Hindi books and subscribes 08 Indian Journals. On request references were supplied to the researchers on individual basis as well as through CERA (Consortium for E-Resources in Agriculture) servers through e-mail as well as soft/hard copies. Library also provided Services like Borrowing Facility, Reference Service and Inter Library Loan.

Conference Hall

The Institute has two conference halls, committee room and conference hall of 100-150 sitting-capacity.


Institute has been recognized by the Bundelkhand University as a study Institute to conduct Ph. D. programme. The Institute conducts M. Sc. dissertation and Ph. D. courses in Agroforestry, Horticulture, Environmental Sciences, Plant Protection, Soil Science, Biotechnology and Soil &Water Conservation from different recognized Universities. Institute contributing to education through UG teaching under collaborate programme with Rani Laxmibai Central Agriculture University, Jhansi.