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List of Agricultural Research Institutes in India


    There exists many agriculture research institutes in India. Some of the agricultural research institutes in India are meant for specialized plants and crops and others are general in nature.



    The following institutions are list of agricultural research institutes in India.

    • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi

    • Indian Agricultural Research Institue (IARI), New Delhi

    • National Plant Protection Training Institute (NPPTI), Hyderabad

    • National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur

    • National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad

    • Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA), Hyderabad

    • Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI), Shimla

    • Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI), Trivandrum

    • Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR), Kozhikode

    • Coconut Development Board, Kochi

    • Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasaragod (Kerala)

    • Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR), Lucknow

    • Indian Institute of Pulses Research (IIPR), Kanpur

    • Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bangalore

    • Indian Institute of Vegetable Research (IIVR), Varanasi

    • Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), Nagpur

    • Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry

    • Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI), Cuttack

    • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI), Kollam

    • Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi

    • Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai

    • Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar

    • Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Kolkata

    • Forest Survey of India (FSI), Dehradun

    • Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun

    • Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI), Jorhat (Assam)

    • Arid Forest Research Institute (AFRI), Jodhpur

    • Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST), Bangalore

    • Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Shimla

    • Centre for Social Forestry and Eco-Rehabilitation (CSFER), Allahabad

    • Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore

    • Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI), Jabalpur

    • Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute (IPIRTI), Bangalore

    • Institute of Forest Productivity (IFP), Ranchi

    • Centre for Forestry Research and Human Resource Development (CFRHRD), Chhindwara

    • Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal

    • G B Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED), Kosi-Katarmal, Almora (Uttarakhand)

    • Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun

    • National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), New Delhi

    • Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun

    • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur

    • National Centre of Organic Farming (NCOF), Ghaziabad

    • Central Fertilizer Quality Control and Training Institute (CFQCTI), Faridabad

    • Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institutes at (i) Budni, Madhya Pradesh, (ii) Hisar, Haryana, (iii) Garladinne, Andhra Pradesh and (iv) Biswanath Chariali, Assam

    In addition to the above metioned list, there exists many other small agricultural research institutes in India like All India Coordinated Research Projects (AICRP) and Network Projects throughout India.