Agriculture, Associate Dean, Associate Director of Research, Authority,
Campus, Convocation, Faculty, Field Work, Hostel, Minister, Officer, Regional
Station, Registered Graduate, Revised Scale, Statutes, Student, Teacher,
AIIAcr ro eslabIi.~ishatid i~lcorporatea Universiry nr Haringlrara, iri the
district oJNarIia, k West Beltgal.
WHEREASitis expedient LOestablish and incorporale a University a1
Haringhara, in the district of Nadia, in Wesl Bcngal, for providing
facilities for [hestudy ofagriculture,animal husbandryand allied sciences
and for conducting researches in thosc sciences;
ILis hereby enacted in the Twenty-fifth Year orthe Republic orIndia,
by rhe Legislature ofWesr Bengal,as follows:-
- (1) This Acl may be called the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Sh~nlillc
(2) It ex~endslo the whole of West Bengal.
- In his Acr, unless the context otherwise requires,-
‘For Statcrncnr or Objccu and Rca~ons,5ce the Cfllcrrrra Grrzctfe,Errraordirrory.
Pan W,of thc 14d1 Novernbcr, 1974, page 1963; ror pmccedings or the Wcs~Bengal
Lcgislarivc Assembty, see Ihc pmeedings of lhc mcering or thal Assembly. hcld on Ihc
25th November 1974.
-The word within thewurnbnckcls wen: substituted for thc wads”Viswa Vidvalava”
by s. 2 of lheBidhan ~han’dnKrishi Visw~vidyalaya(An~cndmcnt)~cr,1981 (~Esli’cn.
Acr XXXI of 1981).[Wesl Rcn. Act
The nidirntl Cl~ondraKrishi Vis~vrrvidydnyaAcr, 1973.
(Clroprer I.-Pr~.lirtii~iu~.S~’criut~ 2,)
(2) “Agriculrure” includcs basic and applied scicnces relating lo
‘[lerresrrinl and aqunric crop and animal produclion,] foreslry
includir~gfarm forcsrry. homc cconomics. agriculrural
Engineering and recl~nology,markeiing and proccssin~,land
usc and managemen[,soil and wztter manilgemen[ and all mailers
connec~cdrlierewith or incidcn~ultherelo;
(3) “appoinred day” means Ihe 1st day OF Seprembcr, 1974;
2(3a) “Asmiate Dean” menas the Head or the teaching wing or a
?(3b) “AssocialeDirector ofResearch” rneans the Head of a rcsearch
wing of a campus or regiorlnl slation:
(4) “authorily” means any authority of lhe Universiry specified in
“4a) “campus” Incans the cenlre, other than the main campus.
imparting teaching at degree level or above and having any
rescorch or exrcnsion function;
6(6a) “convocalion” means a rnee~ingor the Court for the purpose
of confemng degrees, iitles, diplomas, cerlificates or othcr
6(6b) “employee” in rclation ro [he University means any person
lploycdby 11le Universiiy; (7)”FacuIty” rncnns a Faculty by rhc Universiry; ‘(73) “field-rvorker” means a ficld-worker, appointed or recognized as such by the University; ‘(7b) “financial year” means Qie ywr ending on the 31sr day of March; ‘(7c) “Governor” mcans the Governor or [he Stale or West Bengal; ‘The words wilhin 11ic squm hnckcts were ~ubsli~ulcdrur rhc wonk%”cw and livcat~cliprduc~ion.vclcrinmy and dairy sctcnccs, fislicrics.” by s. 2(1) of thc Bidhan Chandn Krishi Viswavidyaluy;l (Sccond Arnendnlcnl) Acr. 1996 (Wcrl Rcn. AcI XXI or I396). ‘CInusc (4)was i~iscncdby s. 2(3), ihid ‘Clausc (5) was onli~icdhy s. 3(?) of the Ridham Chandn Krishi Viswavidyalayly3 (Arncndmcn~)ACI, 198 1 (IVcst Bc~i.Acr XXXI ol 1981). ‘Clausc (6)was omilrcd by s. 2(3) UT rhc Aidlian Chandn Krishi Viswavidyalaya (Sccolld Amendnlcnl) Acl, IS96 (Wlrsl Ben. AcI XXI or 1996). ‘Clnuscs (&a) and (6b) wcre inscncd hy s. 3(3) or lhc Bidlian Chandn Krishi Viswavidyulayn (Amcndmcnl] Acl, 1981 (Wtct Bcn. Acl XXXi uT 1981).Tl~eBidl~mrClia~idruKri.~lliVis\vuidyalayaAct, 1974.
(8) “hos~el” means a place of residence for the s~udenlsof [he
Univcrsi~ymainrained or recogniscd by the University;
‘(8,) “main campus” means the principal sent of the Univcrsily a1
Mohanpur under police sln~ionHaringhatn in the district of
Nadia, in West Bellgal whcre lhe academic, adminislrative,
research, extension educa~ionand farm eshblishrnenls arc
situated for the purpose of leaching, research and extension
(9) “Minislcr” means the Minister-in-charge of rhz Departmen1 of
Agriculture of Lhe Government ofWest Bengal;
?(94 “non-tcnching staff” means the non-leaching s~aff,not holding
any teaching pasr (including par[-dme teaching post),appointed
or recognized as such by the University, but does not include
an ofher or a ficld-worker;
(10) “officer” means an officer ol the Universiiy specified in
(11) “prescribed” means prescribed by Slalurm I[, Ordinances or
Rei~ulalions]made under this Act;
5(12a) “regional station” means the research or extension station under
(13) “regulations” means regulalions made under section 40 of this
6(13aI) “registered graduate” means il graduale registered under this
Act, a1 Icz~tthree months prior lo the date of cIection of
members to the Coun, on application in rhc prescribed form
and on payment of a fce ofone rupee:
Provided hat no person shall be eIigible to be regislered
under this Acl unless he has graduated hirnsclf from rhe
University at least three yemprior to lhe dare of eleclion of
members ro !he Courl;
‘(13a) “revised scale” mans any of the scales of pay sanctioned by
the Govcrnmenr of Wcst Bengal. Agriculture and Communily
Developmenr Dcpnrtment ordcr No. 946-Edn Br Trd2U-20/75,
dated 2nd February, 1976, which is rcproduced in Schedule I
to Lhis Act:
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