Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University is a state agricultural university located at Budwel, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, focusing on horticulture research and education. It was established in 2014 by the Government of Telangana by bifurcating the Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University.
Horticulture is the growth engine of Telangana State and is the chief source of income for the economy of the state. It contributes approx 5.16% GSDP of the State. In India, Telangana State stands 3rd in area and 8th in production of fruits and vegetables. Given the horticultural importance in the state, as emphasized in the 13th schedule of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act 2014 (Act No. 6 of 2014), the Government of Telangana through G.O. Ms. No. 31 & 32, dt: 22-12-2014, Agriculture and Cooperation (H & S) Department, by adapting with few modifications, the Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University Act – 2007 (Act No. 30 of 2007), established Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University (SKLTSHU) with headquarters at Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030.
Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University approved Approval by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), University Grants Commission (UGC), And Affiliated with Dr. GANTA GOPAL REDDY HORTICULTURAL POLYTECHNIC, GADDIPALLY.
Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University Courses are offered at various levels Diploma Degree i.e Diploma in Agriculture Undergraduate Degree i.e Bachelor of Arts (BA) Agriculture, Bachelor of Science Honours (B.Sc. Hons.) Horticulture Science Postgraduate Degree i.e Master of Science (M.Sc) Agriculture Agronomy and many more. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses the university offers across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
SKLTSHU Infrastructure and Facilities
SKLTSHU Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University has a sprawling campus that is well-maintained and provides a serene environment for learning. The buildings are modern and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, SKLTSHU Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University making it easier for students to learn and faculty to teach. The classrooms of SKLTSHU Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University, lecture halls, and labs are spacious, comfortable, and designed to provide an excellent learning experience. The library is also outstanding, with many books, online resources, and knowledgeable librarians.
Some Other Facilities of Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University SKLTSHU are:
Apart from these 11 Research stations which are catering to the research needs in major horticultural crops, there is every need, scope to establish new research station which should cater mainly to the dry land crops as the state is having vast tracts of dry lands and majority of the farming system are under the dry land crops category. Further as the demand of chillies and onion are increasing day by day and with the amenability of cultivating potato in Telangana region.
To further improve the quality of the research work, a state of art PG research center with all the infrastructure and latest equipment is being established at Mulugu, the new headquarters of the SKLTSHU.