It is the only one Soils Museum in Northern India which describes the complete
information about the soil resources of Punjab State based on the
research carried out in the Department of Soils of the University. The
museum has six floors of which the first three floors depicts the
occurrence of natural soil while the other floors describes about
the soil fertility. Soil maps of World, India and Punjab, monoliths of
representative soils profiles of Punjab, specimen of rocks and minerals,
atomic structure model of minerals etc. are also exhibits in the museum.
The problem of soil erosion in Kandi belt of Punjab and different steps
of renovation technique of salt affected soils are depicted by painting
and models. Exhibits relating to water quality and soil fertility management
with prominence on role of soil and water testing, careful use of fertilizers
and indication of nutrient insufficiency are also described. This museum
provides as a tool for teaching and research in the field of soil and
water conservation, fertility management and soil resource inventory.
Young farmers, Officials from State Agriculture Department and students
from other State Agriculture University visits this museum in order
to get the latest knowledge .