All India Coordinated Research Project on Floriculture

The All India Coordinated Research Project on Floriculture was established during IV Five-Year Plan in the year 1970-71 to carryout nation-wide interdisciplinary research by linking ICAR Institutes with State Agricultural Universities (SAU’s). The necessity of the project has been reviewed from time to time in view of growing importance and potential of floriculture in different […]

International Women Day as Celebrated at ICAR-DGR

International women day was celebrated at ICAR-DGR, Junagadh on 08 March 2021. About 27 women farmers from Ivnagar village, Junagadh dist. participated in the programme. The programme started at 03:00 pm by an introduction and a short speech by Dr Sushmita S, Scientist, emphasizing the significance of ‘International Women’s Day’ and the importance of women […]

Hands-on training on Recirculating Aquaculture System for Intensive Farming of Coldwater Fish at ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal

ICAR-Directorate of cold water Fisheries Research, Bhimtal, conducted three days hands-on training on “Recirculating aquaculture system for intensive farming of cold water fish” from 1-3 August 2022. The training was attended by 17 trainee/participants, including farmers, entrepreneurs, aquaculture/fisheries start-ups, and marketing executes. The training resumed with the inaugural session, where Dr.Debajit Sarma (Principal Scientist)and Dr. […]

State For Agriculture And Farmers Welfare

Sri. Sudarshan Bhagat, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India visited ICAR-CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram on 28th January 2017.The minister inaugurated the precision water and nutrient management facility as a part of ‘More crop per drop’ research programme of the Institute to fulfill the objective of the hon’ble Prime Minister’s dream […]

Tuber Crops Planting Festival – Mezhuveli Panchayat

ICAR-CTCRI has organized a tuber crops planting festival and farm inputs and implements were distributed to identified beneficiary farmers belonging to below poverty line (BPL) scheduled castes in Mezhuveli panchayat, Pathanamthitta district on 5th March 2022. In a function organized at Karithotta, Mezhuveli, the farmers meet was inaugurated by Mrs. Veena George, Hon’ble Minister for […]

Shallow Furrow & Medium Ridge Technology

About 75 % of the farm land is shaped into medium ridges (1.0 m top width ×0.75 m height × 2.0 m bottom width) and furrows (2.0 m top width × 1.0 m bottom width × 0.75 m depth) with a gap of 3.5 m between two consecutive ridges and furrows. As in high ridge […]

Paddy-Cum-Fish Cultivation Technology

Trenches (3 m top width × 1.5 m bottom width × 1.0 m depth) are dug around the periphery of the farmland leaving about 3.5 m wide outer from boundary and the dugout soil is used for making dikes (about 1.5 m top width ×1.0 m height × 3.0 m bottom width) to protect free […]

High Ridge and Deep Furrow Technology

About 50% of the farmland is shaped into alternate ridges (1.5 m top width ×1.0 m height × 3m bottom width) and furrows (3m top width × 1.5 m bottom width × 1.0 m depth). These ridges remain free of waterlogging during Kharif with less soil salinity build up in dry seasons (due to higher […]

Pond Based Farming System Technology in Waterlogged Sodic Soils

About 0.35 million ha sodic lands suffer from shallow water table conditions in Sharda Sahayak Canal Command and are not suitable for cultivation even after conventional method of gypsum based reclamation. This has led to diminishing land and water productivity and loss of livelihood for the farm families in this command. Seepage from the canal […]

CRIJAF SONA Brings Golden Glory for Jute Fibre

Jute is one of the important commercial fibre crop grown by majority of the small and medium farmers of West Bengal.This fibre crop is very special to them as its harvesting time coincides with the Great festival of Durga Puja .Retting is one of the crucial operation that determines the quality of jute and subsequently […]