COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE (EXTENDED CAMPUS OF BCKV), BANKURA
College of Argiculture, Susunia, Bankura is an extended campus of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya has been established on 20th July, 2015, inspired by Smt. Mamata Banerjee, Hon^ble Chief Minister of West Bengal. This agriculture college is situated at latitude 23 degree 19^13" North and longitude 86 degree 57^32" East and closed to Bankura-Purulia NH-60A road (0.8 K.M) and nereby Chhatna Railway station (1.8 K.M.).
Agriculture accounts almost 70% of the Bankura district^s income, whereas 80% of the farmers are small & marginal. A vast area of this district is not cultivable due to undulation of land, degraded quality morum soil and huge problem of water scarcity. Department of agriculture, Bankura, Govt. of West Bengal involve in various agricultural activities to increase production of agricultural and horticultural crops. Beside education programme, College of Argiculture, Susunia, Bankura established with view to make farmers field cultivable by providing technology, knowledge, training and planting materials. Prof. Asit Kumar Chakravorty Hon^ble vice chancellor of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia and Prof. Susanta Kumar Sarkar, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Susunia Bakura have immense effort for establishment of this College. College of Agriculture (as an extended campus of BCKV) has been established at Kara Daptor Land, ITI college, near B.D.O office, Chhatna, Bankura, Pin-722132 and it has started functioning from 21th July, 2015 initially with the strength of 27 students, 11 teachers and 2 office staff.