The Hon' Vice Chancellor of CAU, Dr. S. N. Puri, accepting
Award from the Hon' Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi
The Central Agricultural University was established in 1993 by an Act of Parliament under the Central Agricultural University Act 1992 (Act No. 40 of 1992).
This University has the unique feature of having jurisdiction over six states of the North-Eastern Region of India.
Like other Agricultural Universities, Central Agricultural University, Imphal has integrated programmes of teaching, research and extension education.
As per the mandate, the university has established different constituent colleges, namely: College of Agriculture (Imphal, Manipur)
College of Fisheries (Agartala, Tripura), College of Home science (Tura, Meghalaya), College of horticulture & Forestry (Passighat, Arunachal Pradesh),
College of Veterinary sciences & Animal Husbandry (Aizawl, Mizoram), College of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology (Gangtok, Sikkim),
and College of Post-Graduate Studies (Umiam, Meghalaya). Except for the College of Agriculture (erstwhile Manipur Agricultural College, Imphal),
other constituent colleges of University came into existence after the establishment of University.