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Monday, 5 September 2016

Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra

Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra, popularly called as GKVK is the main campus of the premier farm University of India, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. The University was established in in 1965, The University's main campus was situated in a place called as Hebbal and that had become a landmark in Bangalore. A decade later, for reasons of expansion, main campus of the University was relocated to a place opposite a a landmark known as Jakkur Aerodrome. The new campus was named after the father of the country and was called as Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra and now is popularly known as GKVK Campus.The campus is just a couple of Kilometers away from Hebbal off the Bangalore' s International Airport Road.

If there is a green haven in Bangalore apart from lung spaces such as Cubbon Park and Lal bagh, that has to be the GKVK campus with majestic buildings nested a-midst lush green untouched forest areas (now recognized as Biodiversity heritage sites and are protected). This breathtaking video with aerial foot-ages takes you through the magnificence of the campus for its extraordinary flora and fauna and majestic buildings unparalleled for an University campus in the country.

The botanical garden in the gkvk campus is one of the best gardens in the country and at certain part of the year few species of  birds visit the  botanical garden . Thus the Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Bengaluru is truly a place worth visiting.

Gkvk Campus

Location : Located on the Bangalore-Hyderabad National Highway No.7 with its Headquarters at Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra (popularly known as GKVK Campus) and Hebbal Campus. University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore - 560 065.

Gkvk Is open to all at all times.

Map of Vignana Kendra, Bengaluru, Karnataka