agricultural Organisation


Indian Institute of Pulse
Researcj (11PR), Kanpur
under ICAR
National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM), Delhi
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Manila
International Crop Research Institute for the semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Hyderabad
International Centre for Agri. Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aleppo Syria
Maize & Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) Mexico
Details of Programms
Strengthening the breeder seed production and training infrastructure under NFSM-Pulses
Evaluation and production of cytoplasmic male sterility based hybrids for enhancement of production and stability of yield in Pigeon Pea.
Increasing chickpea and Pigeon pea production through intensive application of Integrated Pest Management
Production of seed of drought and submergence tolerant rice varieties and their popularization
Taking hybrid pigeonpea to doorsteps of farmers in India
Selection and utilization of water logging and tolerant cultivars in pigeon pea
Enhancing lentil production for food and nutritional security and improved livelihood Enhancing grass pea production for safe human food, animal food and sustainable rice base production system in India
To accelerate the pace of adoption and dissemination of cost effective tools and innovative techniques amongst farmers
To reduce the vulnerability of the risk prone farmers’ for improved livelihoods.
to cater to domestic and international growing Organic Food Market, a National Project on Organic Farming was launched during Tenth Plan.

  • As a result of various initiatives of the Govt. ‘N’, ‘P’ and ‘K’ consumption ratio has improved 4.3 : 2.0 : 1.0 during 2009-10.

Fertilizer Control Order, 1985

In order to encourage the use of Single Super Phosphate, specifications of SSP have been redefined. The specification in terms of moisture of DAP has also been revised. A new biofertilizer, namely Mycorrhiza has been incorporated in the Fertilizer Control Order 1985. So far 36 soil and crop specific customised fertilizers have been notified under FCO.


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