Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University also known as HAU, is located at Hisar, Haryana. It is one of Asia's biggest agricultural universities and is named after India's seventh Prime Minister, Chaudhary Charan Singh. HAU was initially a campus of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. After the formation of Haryana in 1966, it became an autonomous institution on February 2, 1970. It is a leader in agricultural research and has contributed significantly to Green Revolution and White Revolution in India in the 1960s and 70s. The university proudly owns a very large campus and has several research centres throughout the state. It can boast of winning the Indian Council of Agricultural Research's Award for the Best Institute in 1997. Facilities in addition, CCS HAU also provides a number of welfare facilities (e.g. a 50 bedded hospital; a fully equipped faculty club; a campus school; community centre complex; staff quarters, guest houses, etc.) The Academy of Agricultural Research and Education Management (AAREM) is the recent addition in the university buildings. The building of Student Counselling and Placement Cell which will give students the opportunity to interact with National and International organisations for facilitating the job opportunities and other activities related to their career advancement. Spread over an area of 298 hectares, the university has scientifically well planned spacious buildings to accommodate four constituent colleges viz.College of Agriculture, College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, College of Basic Sciences & Humanities and College of Home Science. Each college building is a complete institution in itself having large number of well-planned lecture rooms, laboratories, auditorium, seminar rooms, audio-visual Laboratories, computer facilities etc.