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Partner Profile: University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore

Dr. S. Rajendra Prasad, Vice Chancellor of the University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore, India visited NC State on August 19-20 to meet with leadership and faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management as well as the Office of Global Engagement.

NC State and UAS Bangalore recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding, whereas the Vice Chancellor’s visit included discussions about specific areas for academic exchanges and ways to promote research collaboration between the two institutions.

From its origins in 1899 as a small agricultural research farm, UAS Bangalore has now grown to five campuses and more than 10 research stations throughout the Indian state of Karnataka. The university offers six undergraduate degree programs, 22 postgraduate programs, and 15 doctoral degree programs.