What is ICAR?

ICAR- Indian Council of Agricultural Research

ICAR full form – Indian Council of Agricultural Research. 

ICAR is an autonomous body under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

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ICAR was established on 16th July 1929. 

The headquarter of ICAR is situated in New Delhi.

ICAR is the apex body for co-ordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country.

ICAR has 101 ICAR Institutes and 71 Agricultural Universities speard all over India. This is one of the largest national agricultural system in the world. 

Website of ICAR New Delhi –  Click Here 

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What are the Mandate of the
Indian Council of Agricultural Research?

 Plan, Undertake, Coordinate and Promote Research
and Technology Development for Sustainable

 Aid, Impart and Coordinate Agricultural Education
to enable Quality Human Resource Development. 

 Frontline Extension for technology application,
adoption, knowledge management and capacity
development for agri-based rural development. 

 Policy, Cooperation and Consultancy in Agricultural
Research, Education and Extension.

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