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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 Institute (IARI), New Delhi

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

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

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

    • National Plant Protection Training Institute (NPPTI), Hyderabad

    • Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), Hyderabad

    • Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI), Shimla

    • Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Shimla

    • Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bangalore

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

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

    • Forest Survey of India (FSI), Dehradun

    • Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun

    • Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun

    • Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun

    • Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), Nagpur

    • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur

    • Coconut Development Board, Kochi

    • Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi

    • Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair

    • National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur

    • Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI), Trivandrum

    • Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR), Kozhikode

    • 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 Vegetable Research (IIVR), Varanasi

    • Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry

    • National Rice Research Institute (NRRI), Cuttack

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

    • Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai

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

    • Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Kolkata

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

    • Arid Forest Research Institute (AFRI), Jodhpur

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

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

    • Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI), Jabalpur

    • Institute of Forest Productivity (IFP), Ranchi

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

    • Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal

    • Indian Institute of Soil Science (IISS), Bhopal

    • National Institute of Biotic Stress Management (NIBSM), Raipur

    • National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management (NIASM), Malegaon, Maharashtra

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

    • 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), Network Projects and state agricultural universities throughout India.