- Dr.(Er.) Mohd. Haris Siddiqui Director IIAST
Keeping in Mind the opening of Agricultural Universities in India on the pattern of Land Grant Colleges in U.S.A., greater emphasis was naturally placed in augumenting teaching, research and extension activities in the field of agriculture.There was thus felt a need by our Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Prof. S. W. Akhtar for starting Integral Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (IIAST),so that apart from teaching,it could also meet the research and extension needs of the area comprising of state of Uttar Pradesh in particular.
IIAST was formally established on 9th May,2014 with the following mission,mandate and goals:-