College Details


ESTD.: 1980 | TYPE: Private | AFFILIATION: basu | RECOGNITION: aicte

Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy  Technology (SGIDT), Jagdeo Path, Patna- presently a constituent unit of Bihar Animal Sciences University, Patna was established by the Government of Bihar as per the Bihar Agricultural University Act, 1971 under the auspices of Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU), Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar in 1980. The Government of Bihar granted its approval vide resolution No. 2813, dated 14.12.1980. The institute is mandated to undertake teaching, research and extension in dairy technology to produce qualified human resources for promoting the use of scientific production and processing technologies in the dairy sector.Academic activities in SGIDT were started with the admission of first batch of B. Tech (DT) students in 1982 at Pusa campus. Subsequently the institute was shifted to Agricultural Research institute campus, Patna in 1986. Finally, the institute was moved to its own premises at Jagdeo Path, Patna on 16th May 1999. After bifurcation of RAU, Pusa in 2010 the institute became a constituent unit of the Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour. Now it has come under the purview of newly established Bihar Animal Sciences University (BASU), Patna and functioning in the Faculty of Dairy Technology under BASU, Patna. BASU is established in 2017 by the Government of Bihar, which envisages strengthening of teaching, research and extension programmes pertaining to animal sciences including fisheries in the state