The 39th Institute Research Council (IRC) meeting of ICAR-CIBA was conducted at its headquarters, Chennai during 25th-26th July 2022. The meeting was chaired by Dr. K.P. Jithendran, Director, CIBA & Chairman, IRC. All the Scientists and Technical Officers who are the members of IRC participated the meeting. The meeting began with welcome address by Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru […]

National Campaign on Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari for the promotion of Millets

A function for the national campaign for the promotion of millets were organized in the Government Girls High School, Village Chuli Bagariyan, Hisar on April 28, 2022 where 70 school students and 20 farmers participated in the event. A lecture on the advantages and nutritive value of the millets on the health of the individuals […]

Cotton Informatics

Decision Support System for Cotton Cultivar selection: Developed decision support system for cotton cultivar selection – the tool aids the decision makers to identify ideal cultivar for varied agro-climatic condition or demand. The system also aids the decision makers to identify micro level suitability of cotton cultivar based on key agro-ecological parameters. INDIAN COTTON PORTAL: […]

High Density Planting System for High Cotton Yields

Desi cotton cultivarsare re-emerging as potential alternative to obtain sustainable yields-during the era of climatic uncertainties. Seven cultivars were evaluated and the long-linted desi cotton cultivars,PA 528 and CNA I041 were identified to be the most productive. Planting under high density planting systems,was found to increase seed cotton yield by 275 kg/ha. Detopping along with […]

Awareness Programme on Nutri Sensitive Agriculture

ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar organized an awareness Programme on Nutri Sensitive Agriculture on 8th July, 2022 for sensitizing the stakeholders on the importance of nutritional interventions in improving family food and nutritional security. Smt Rekha Sharma, Hon’ble Chairperson, National Commission for Women (NCW), New Delhi graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Dr […]

Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute

India has vast and varied types of inland fisheries resources in the form of rivers, estuaries, reservoirs, floodplain wetlands, lakes, coastal lagoons and backwaters, which play important roles in fish production in the country, ensuring food and nutritional security, employment generation and livelihoods to millions of people. Recognizing the role of inland fisheries, Government of […]

Poultry Research Division

Way back in 1930s, the role of poultry in uplifting rural economy and alleviation of malnutrition was recognized and on the recommendations of Royal Commission on Agriculture (1927), a separate Poultry Research Section at the Imperial (now Indian) Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar (UP), Bareilly was created on March 11, 1939, which was later on […]

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. Agricultural Extension Division is one of the Subject Matter Divisions where the major activities are of Assessment and Demonstration of Technology/Products through a network of 690 […]

Inauguration of the Administrative Building of the Directorate

The Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) and Director General (DG), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Dr. S. Ayyappan inaugurated administrative building of Zonal Project Directorate, Zone-I, Ludhiana constructed at a cost of Rs.3.38 croreon 05.01.2014. Dr. K.D.Kokate, Deputy Director General (Agril. Extension) and Dr. K.M.L.Pathak, Deputy Director General (Animal Sciences), ICAR, […]


From the beginning of year 2016-17, KRISHI (Knowledge based Resources Information Systems Hub for Innovations in Agriculture) Portal has become one of most popular information system hubs relating to agriculture, livestock and fishery sciences. This is one kind of data inventory repository. The main aim of this repository is to create one meta data inventory comprising of […]