College of Agricultural Biotechnology, Loni
The College of Agricultural Bio-technology, Loni was started in 2003 under the vision of late Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil the Pravara Rural Education Society. It has affiliation with MPKV, Rahuri. The College is approved by Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education & Research, Pune. The College comes under the PRES’s Agri-Tech Hub. The College offers the Undergraduate course in the field of Agriculture.
The College has two other campuses, one for Agribusiness Management started in 2011 and another is Agriculture started in 2012. First in Maharashtra the state-of-art well- equipped college building was inaugurated by hands of renowned Hon’ble Shri Sharadchandraji Pawar, Union Agriculture Minister, and Government of India. It has Agricultural land of 178 acres with adequate irrigation facility for field and poly-house experiments.
The College has the State-of-art well-furnished college building, lecture halls & Up-to-date modern laboratories. The hostel accommodation is provided with all amenities and well-facilitated girls hostel with 24 hr safety. There are other facilities offered by the college are Library, Internet, Computer lab & well-stocked library for the students, Gymkhana ,sport, swimming pool facility.
The College of Agricultural Biotechnology offered the Undergraduate course in the field of Agriculture. The two other colleges of the Agriculture also offered the courses in the Agriculture. The degree courses offered by the three colleges are:
- B.Sc Agriculture (Biotechnology)
- BBA Agriculture (Business Management)
- B.Sc Agriculture
The College provides the Hands on Training at reputed organization and institutions like Mahabeej, H.U. Gugle, Mitcon, MPKV, Indo American Hybrid Seeds, Jain Tissue Culture, Schreiber Dynamix, Genecity Lab, NDRI, Karnal and Serum Institute of India etc. The College also offered financial assistance to poor students through earns and learn scheme. The College has collaborations with private, government companies and institute for student’s placements and project training. It also provide guest Lectures by eminent personalities from Industry & Academics.