Here is one more Meghalaya based organization supporting Agriculture and Allied sectors.
ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region is a premier agricultural research Institute with headquarters in Meghalaya.
Address: Umroi Road, Barapani-793103 (Meghalaya branch is the Head Quarter)
Regional Centres: Basar (Arunachal Pradesh), Imphal (Manipur), Kolasib (Mizoram), Jharnapani (Nagaland), Lembucherra (Tripura) and Gangtok (Sikkim)
The ICAR Research Complex for North Eastern Hill Region (ICAR RC NEH) is the first of its kind set up by ICAR, covering all the disciplines of agriculture and allied sectors and caters to the research needs of the Northeast Hill Region, including Sikkim.
One of the objectives of this agricultural research organization is:
“Increasing the rural income and employment through developing high-value low-volume reduce/products that can be sold at a competitive advantage outside the region.”
Other than primary research, the Institute also offers training, both on and off-campus to practicing farmers, school dropouts and farm women in the field of agriculture, horticulture and other related sectors.
Fifteen Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) are attached to different centres of ICAR Research Complex of NEH of which 5 are in Meghalaya.
Click here for a video on their website on ‘Prominent Horticultural Crop Varieties’
Dr. S. V. Ngachan
Phone: (0364) 2570257 (O)
Fax: (0364) 2570355
(Chief Administartive Officer & Chief Public Information Officer)
Telephone (0364)2570363(O) (0364)2570572
Read about ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region on Zizira:
- Indian Council of Agricultural Research – ICAR NEH Region
- Four Inspiring Ways on How ICAR is Helping Farmers
Scientists of this Agricultural Research complex that Zizira team had the privilege of meeting:
Dr. Pankaj Maiswar - Scientist, Crop Sciences (pathology)
Dr. Rachna Pande - Scientist, Crop Sciences (Entomology)
Dr. Arnup Das, Sr. Scientist, Natural Resource Management (Agronomy)
Dr. Jayanta Layek, Scientist, Natural Resource Management (Agronomy)
Dr. A. K. Jha, Sr. Scientist, Horticulture
Dr. G. Kadirvel, Sr. Scientist, Division of Livestock Production
Dr. K. P. Mahapatra, Sr. Scientist, Natural Resource Management
Dr. Ramakrushna G. I, Scientist, Crop Production
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