Agriculture Research Institutes


CARICentral Agricultural Research InstitutePort Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands1978
CIAHCentral Institute for Arid HorticultureBikaner, Rajasthan1992
CRIDACentral Research Institute for Dryland AgricultureTelangana,
CICRCentral Institute for Cotton ResearchNagpur,
CPRICentral Potato Research InstituteShimla, Himachal Pradesh‎1935
CIAECentral Institute of Agricultural EngineeringBhopal, Madhya
CIRCOTICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton TechnologyMumbai, Maharashtra1924
CAZRICentral Arid Zone Research InstituteJodhpur, Rajasthan‎
CIPHETICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and TechnologyLudhiana, Punjab1989
CITHCentral Institute of Temperate HorticultureSrinagar, Jammu and
CISTHCentral Institute for Subtropical HorticultureLucknow, Uttar
CRRICentral Rice Research InstituteCuttack,
VPKASVivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan SansthanAlmora, UttarakhandEstablished at Kolkata in 1924
shifted to & Almora in 1936
CTRICentral Tobacco Research InstituteRajamundry, Andhra Pradesh1947
CRIJAFCentral Research Institute for Jute and Allied FibersKolkata, West
ILRI now IINRGThe Indian
Indian Lac Research Institute -now- Institute of Natural Resins and Gums
Ranchi, Jharkhand1924
CPCRICentral Plantation Crops Research InstituteKasaragod,
CTCRICentral Tuber Crops Research InstituteThiruvananthapuram,
SBISugarcane Breeding InstituteCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu1912
IISSIndian Institute of Soil ScienceBhopal, (M.P.)1988
IISRThe Indian Institute of Spices Research‎Kozhikode, Kerala1995
IIVRIndian Institute of Vegetable ResearchVaranasi/Banaras1999
IGFRIIndian Grassland and Fodder Research InstituteJhansi, Uttar Pradesh1962
IASRIIndian Agricultural Statistics Research InstituteNew Delhi1930
IISRIndian Institute of Sugarcane Research‎Lucknow, Uttar
NIRJAFTNational Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre TechnologyKolkata‎1938
IIPRIndian Institute of Pulses Research‎Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh1983
CSSRICentral Soil Salinity Research Institute‎Karnal, Haryana1969
IIHRIndian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangalore,
CSWCRTIIndian Institute of Soil & Water ConservationDehradun, Uttarakhand1974


AVRDC – Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre, Taiwan
CGIAR – Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research, Washington, USA
CIAT – International Centre for Tropical Agriculture, Columbia, South America
CIMMYT – International Centre for the Improvement of Maize and Wheat, Mexico
CIP – International Potato Centre, Peru, South America
FAO – Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy
IBPGR – International Board for Plant Genetic Resources, Rome, Italy
IBRD – International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (The World Bank), Washington DC, USA
IBSNAT – International Benchmark Soils Network for Agrotechnology Transfer, Hawai, USA
ICARDA – International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Aleppo, Syria
ICBA – International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE
ICRAF – International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, Nairobi, Kenya
ICRISAT – International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India
IDRC – International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada
IFDC – International Fertilizer Development Centre, Alabama, USA
IFPRI – International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC, USA

IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria
ILRI – International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
IRRI – International Rice Research Institute, Manila, Philippines
ISNAR – International Service for National Agricultural Research, The Hague, Netherland
ISRIC – International Soils Reference and Information Centre, Netherlands
ISSS – International Society of Soil Science, Rome
IWMI – International Water Management Institute, Digama, Sri Lanka
LRDC – Land Resources Development Centre, UK
TPRI – Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania
WAC – World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya
WARDA – West Africa Rice Development Association, Monrovia, Liberia
WMO – World Meteorological Organization, Geneva


BARC – Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra
CARI – Central Agroforestry Research Institute, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
CARI – Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh
CAZRI – Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
CCRI – Central Citrus Research Institute, Nagpur, Maharashtra
CFTRI – Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka
CIAE – Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
CIAH – Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner, Rajasthan
CIARI – Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
CIBA – Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
CICR – Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, Maharashtra

CIFA – Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
CIFRI – Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, West Bengal
CIFT – Central Institute of Fisheries Technolgy, Willingdon Island, Cochin, Kerala
CIMAP – Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
CIPHET – Central Institute of Post-harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana, Punjab
CIRB – Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hisar, Haryana
CIRC – Central Institute for Research on Cattle, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
CIRCOT – Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra
CIRG – Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom, Farah, Uttar Pradesh
CISTH – Central Institute of Sub-Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
CITH – Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
CIWA – Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneshwar
CMFRI – Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin, Kerala
CPCRI – Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasargod, Kerala
CPPTI – Central Plant Protection Training Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana
CPRI – Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
CRIDA – Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad, Telangana
CRIJAF – Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore, West Bengal
CSIR – Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi
CSSRI – Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana

CSWCRTI – Central Soil and Water Conservation Research and Training Institute, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
CSWRI – Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Rajasthan
CTCRI – Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
CTRI – Central Tobacco Research Institute, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
CTRL – Cotton Technological Research Laboratory, Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra
DARE – Department of Agricultural Research and Education, New Delhi
FRIForest Research Institute, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
IASRI – Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi
ICARIndian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi
ICAR – RCER – ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar
ICAR – RCNEHR – ICAR Research complex for NEH region, Umiam, Meghalaya
IGFRI – Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi, UP
IIAB – Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ranchi, Jharkhand
IIFSR – Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research, Modipuram, UP
IIHR – Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore, Karnataka
IIMR – Indian Institute of Maize Research, New Delhi
IIMR – Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, Telangana
IINRG – Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi, Jharkand
IIOPR – Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research, Pedavegi, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh
IIOR – Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad, Telangana
IIPR – Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
IIRR – Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad, Telangana
IIRS – Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
IISR – Indian Institute of Seed Research, Mau, Uttar Pradesh
IISR – Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut, Kerala

IISR – Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
IISS – Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
IISWC – Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
IIVR – Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
IIWBR – Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal, Haryana
IIWM – Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
ISI – Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal
MANAGE – National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad, Telangana
NAARM – National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, Telangana
NBRI – National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
NCOF – National Centre of Organic Farming, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
NIAG – National Institute of Animal Genetics, Karnal, Haryana
NIANP – National Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology, Adugodi, Bengaluru, Karnataka
NIASM – National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Baramati, Pune, Maharashtra
NIBSM – National Institute of Biotic Stress Management, Baronda, Raipur, Chhattishgarh
NIHSAD – National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal, MP
NIRJAFT – National Institute for Research on Jute Allied Fibres Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal
NIVEDI – National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka
NOFRI – National Organic Farming Research Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim
NRRI – National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha
NRSC – National Remote Sensing Centre, Balanagar, Hyderabad, Telangana
NSI – National Sugar Institute, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
PRII – Potash Research Institute of India, Gurgaon, Haryana

SBI – Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
VPKAS – Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Shala, Almora, Uttarakhand


IARI – Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
NDRI – National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana
IVRI – Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh
CIFE – Central Institute on Fisheries Education, Mumbai, Maharshtra


Directorate of Groundnut Research, Junagadh, Gujarat
Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur, Dakshina Kannada Dist, Karnataka
Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand
Directorate of Floricultural Research, Pune, Maharashtra
Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture, Pusa, New Delhi
Directorate of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Research, Anand, Gujarat
Directorate of Mushroom Research – Solan, Himachal Pradesh
Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Pune, Maharashtra
Directorate of Poultry Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Telangana
Directorate of Rapeseed & Mustard Research, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Directorate of Soybean Research, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Directorate of Weed Science Research, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Directorate of Wheat Research, Karnal, Haryana
Project Directorate on Foot and Mouth Disease, Mukteswar, Kumaon, Uttarakhand


NBAGR – National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, Haryana
NBAII – National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects, Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka

NBAIMO – National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Micro-Organisms, Mau Nath Bhanjan, Uttar Pradesh
NBFGR – National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
NBPGR – National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi
NBSS & LUP – National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land-Use Planning, Nagpur, Maharashtra



National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, Pusa, New Delhi
National Research Centre for Agricultural Economics & Policy Research, Pusa, New Delhi
National Research Centre for Banana, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
National Research Centre for Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan
National Research Centre for Equines, Hisar, Haryana
National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, Maharashtra
National Research Centre for Litchi, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
National Research Centre for Mithun, Jharnapani, Medziphema, Nagaland
National Research Centre for Orchids, Pakyong, Gangtok, Sikkim
National Research Centre for Pig, Guwahati, Assam
National Research Centre for Pomegranate, Solapur, Maharashtra
National Research Centre for Seed Spices, Ajmer, Rajasthan
National Research Centre for Yak, Dirang, West Kameng Dist. Arunachal Pradesh
National Research Centre on Integrated Farming (ICAR-NRCIF), Motihari, Bihar
National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad, Telangana
National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Pusa, New Delhi