Dr. Gurdev Singh Khush Foundation for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences was established in 2010 with a generous donation of 7,00,000 USD (approximately Rs. 3.5 crores by Dr. G. S. Khush.
The main objective of the Foundation is to provide financial support to promote education, research, and training in agriculture. These include:
- To provide scholarships to needy and meritorious students of PAU, GADVASU, especially those belonging to rural areas of the Punjab State
- To provide travel grants to young scientists and post-graduate students to participate in national and international scientific conferences
- To support teams of extension workers in the transfer of technology to farming communities
- To invite distinguished scholars for delivering lectures to the faculty and students of PAU and GADVASU