Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya was established in 1974 as the pioneer institute of Agricultural Education, Research and Extension. The university is located in Mohanpur, West Bengal and caters to the educational needs of students belonging to West Bengal. Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya offers B. Sc. Hort. (Hons.), B. Sc. Ag. (Hons.), and B. Tech. (Hons.) and various post graduate programmes in agriculture, horticulture to the students. Different agencies mainly ICAR and the Government of West Bengal funds the entire research programme of the University. In addition to these agencies, there are other national and international agencies, which provide funds for research.