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About (CAEPHT)

Historical Background

The College of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology (CAEPHT) was established by CAU in the year 2006 to address the issue of shortage of trained manpower (Human Resource) in the discipline of agricultural engineering besides issues pertaining to natural resource management, farm mechanization, post-harvest technology, processing & value addition, utilization of renewable sources of energy, creation of agro-industries in the region etc

The Govt. of Sikkim, through the Department of Food Security and Agricultural Development (FSADD) transferred the land of its Marchak Farm, Ranipool, East Sikkim to CAU, Imphal. Dr. N.L. Maurya, the then Director of Instruction, CAU, Imphal was appointed by university as Officer on Special Duty for establishment of CAEPHT and after his assuming this new assignment on May 20, 2006 the college started functioning with the admission of first batch of students in B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering program. Prof. P.K. Srivastava, the present Dean, joined this college on Feb. 15, 2008.