Latest News: • Inauguration function of silver jubilee year celebration of Krantisinh Nana Patil College of Veterinary Science, Shirwal, Dist. Satara       • KNP College of Veterinary Science, Shirval Participated in Katraj dairy Expo-2012       • University Foundation Day celebrated at KNPVC, Shirval       • KNP College of Veterinary Science, Shirval participated in ‘Agrowon’ Exhibition 2012       • Trainings       • Celebration of Independence day       • Celebration of Krantisinh Nana Patil Jayanti       • Farmers visit       • Animal health camp       • Dr.H.S.Birade has taken charge of Associate Dean       • Inaguration of milk processing plant under RKVY project       • Inauguration of college website       • Farmers field day       • Celebration of World Veterinary Day-2012       • pig training       • Training for A.I.workers       • KNP College of Veterinary Science, Shirval participated in ‘KISAN’ Exhibition 2011       • KNP College of Veterinary Science, Shirval Participated in Katraj dairy Expo-2011       • Visit & group discussion for Women of Self Help Group       • Inauguration of the Intranet       • Model Training Course on “Recent Advances in Animal Diseases & Disease Diagnostic Techniques”       • “World Rabies Day” celebrated at KNPVC, Shirval       • Training on Turkey Farming under RKVY funded project:       • Internship orientation programme organized at KNPVC Shirval       
About Us

Shirval, a village of historic significance majestically rests on the southern bank of river “Nira”.A view of the river Nira on the southern bank of which Shirval is located This small place that has witnessed the reigns of Adilshah, Nizamshah, Marathas and British Raj in historic times, is rapidly developing into an industrial town. The place is cherished by the historic structures, which includes “kille Subhanmangal” an august citadel built along the riverside by Nizam of Hyderabad through Adilshah. The “Kedareshwara Temple”, “Kedareshwara Baav” and few other structures are classic examples of Ancient Indian Architecture.
This land still preserves the treasure of memories of great people of historic times who dedicated their entire life Krantisinh Nana Patil College of Veterinary Science, College buildingfor protecting their mother land and for welfare of its people. Notable among which are “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj” the brave Maratha King, “Krantisinh Nana Patil” the great freedom warrior and “Savitribai Phule” the pioneer of women’s education in the country and a social reformer. Located 50 kms away towards south of Pune on Pune-Bangalore National Highway No. 4, Shirval is blessed by the neighborhood of beautiful hills of “Sahyadris” and an abundant water of river Nira. With medium rainfall and pleasant and pollution – free weather Shirval offers most suitable atmosphere for the development of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Industries and is an ideal place for students for pursuing their studies.


Krantisinh Nana Patil College of Veterinary Science, unique in its placement on a totally rural background, was established under the auspices of Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri in the year 1988. With the establishment of MAFSU the institute was transferred under its control in the year 2001. The institute was basically established to cater to the needs of people in ten districts of Western Maharashtra region. This region of the state is rich in animal husbandry activities and surpasses the other regions of the state in almost all aspects of livestock and poultry industry viz. total livestock and poultry population, milk, meat and egg production. The college was named as Krantisinh Nana Patil College of Veterinary Science to honour the great freedom warrior Krantisinh Nana Patil who established a parallel government against the British regime called `PRATISARKAR` during the freedom struggle of India.

How to arrive

National highway no. 4 to ShirwalShirval is located at 50 Km distance from Pune on Pune-Bangalore National Highway No. 4. The place is well connected through the bus service of State Transport Corporation. The nearest railway station for Shirval is Lonand (Pune-Kolhapur-Goa Route) located 27 Km distance from Shirval. However, it is convenient to travel by rail up to Pune and there onwards by road and the nearest air terminal for Shirval is Lohgaon Air Port, Pune.


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