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What is the function of the Indian council of agricultural research?

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Asked by shabina khan, 21 Jan '08 09:06 am
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The Indian council of Agricultural Research is a Government organization located in New Delhi which undertakes research in soils, variety of crops and for enhancing the production.
Answered by bernard, 21 Jan '08 09:07 am

 
  
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This vast network of ICAR which includes Institutes, Bureaux, National Research Centres and Project Directorates has a manpower of about 30,000 personnel out of which nearly 7000 are engaged in active research and its management. Twenty nine Agricultural Universities (SAUs) employ about 26,000 scientists for teaching, research and extension education; of these over 6000 scientists are employed in the ICAR supported coordinated projects.

ICAR acts as a repository of information and provides consultancy on agriculture, horticulture, resource management, animal sciences, agricultural engineering, fisheries, agricultural extension, agricultural education, home science and agricultural communication. It has the mandates to co-ordinate agricultural research and development programmes and develop linkages at national and international level with related organisations to enhance the quality of life of the farming community.

ICAR has established various research centres in order to meet ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 21 Jan '08 09:11 am

 
  
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