About the City and Agriculture University, Jodhpur
Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert. Jodhpur lies near the geographic centre of the Rajasthan state, which makes it a convenient base for travel in a region much frequented by tourists. The Jodhpur city was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief of the Rathore clan. The city is famous for its food and its popularity can be judged from the fact that one can find sweet shops named 'Jodhpur Sweets' in many cities throughout India. Agriculture University, Jodhpur was established on 14th September, 2013 by Government of Rajasthan under Agriculture University, Jodhpur Act 21 of 2013 to focus on holistic development of arid and semi-arid regions of the state. The university has 1 institute of diploma and 3 colleges to produce highly competent educated human resources in agriculture and allied sciences to prepare, plan and perform highly need based research in this acute water scarce but naturally rich bio-diversified zone of the country. The different units of teaching, research and extension are coordinating to systematically run by the headquarter situated at Mandor, Jodhpur.
Weather in Jodhpur
The climate of Jodhpur is hot and semi-arid during its nearly year-long dry season. The average temperature during February is 25-28 °C which is quite pleasant.
How to Reach Jodhpur
The city has well-established rail, road and air networks connecting it to other major cities of the country. The transport facility from Railway Station/Airport to guest houses and hotels will be provided by the organizers.