The Annual Group Meeting (AGM) on groundnut was organized through video conferencing on 25- 26, April 2022. Dr. CS Praharaj, Director ICAR-DGR, Junagadh welcomed all the participants and presented the highlights of AICRP-G programme made during rabi-summer, 2020-21 and kharif, 2021. Dr. Sanjeev Gupta, ADG (O&P), ICAR and co-chairman of the AGM advised for constitution of a […]

54th Foundation Day Celebration

ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (ICAR – CTCRI), Sreekariyam celebrated its 54th Foundation Day on 29 July 2017. Shri. Teeka Ram Meena IAS, Principal Secretary (Agriculture) and Agricultural Production Commissioner, Government of Kerala inaugurated the programme and delivered inaugural address. In his address, the Chief Guest appreciated the scientists and other staff members of ICAR-CTCRI […]


Dr. Archana Mukherjee, Director, ICAR-CTCRI has bagged the prestigious PANJABRAO DESHMUKH OUTSTANDING WOMAN SCIENTISTS AWARD 2016 instituted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi . We the staff members of ICAR-CTCRI congratulate our Director for receiving the award.

One day Seminar on Tuber Crops in Andhra Pradesh

The Institute has organised one day Seminar on ‘Improved Technologies of Horticultural Crops with Special Reference to Tuber Crops’ at Ryali, Atreyapuram Mandal in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on 1st August 2019, in collaboration with Dr. YSR Horticultural University, Venkataramannagudam, AP. Dr. B.V.K. Bhagwan, Head, HRS, Dr. YSR Horticultural University, Kovvur inaugurated the […]

ICAR-CTCRI celebrated 71st Constitution Day

Constitution day 2020 was celebrated at ICAR-CTCRI by organizing reading of preamble and two expert talks. The programme also marked the culmination of year long celebration of the 70th anniversary of adoption of THE CONSTITUTIONS OF INDIA from 26.11.2019 to 26.11.2020. Constitution day celebrations on 26.11.2020 was organised in virtual mode by following SOPs of COVID-19.The […]

ICAR-CTCRI Celebrated Foundation Day

ICAR- Central tuber Crops Research Institute celebrated its 58th foundation day on 23rd July 2021. The function was organized in hybrid mode by following Covid protocol. Shri.P.Prasad, Hon. Minister for Agriculture and Farmer’s welfare, Government of Kerala, inaugurated the function by watering an elephant foot yam plant. In his inaugural address the Hon. Minister reiterated […]

Inspection of Parliamentary Sub-Committee on Official Language held for Mandapam Regional Centre of ICAR-CMFRI

Inspection of Second Sub-Committee of Committee of Parliament on Official Language was conducted for the ICAR – Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Mandapam Regional Centre along with Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Madurai; Airport Authority of India, Madurai; General Managers Office, BSNL, Madurai; CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi; DRM Office, Railways, Madurai, on […]

ICAR-CMFRI Director Dr A Gopalakrishnan receives VASVIK Industrial Research Award

Dr A Gopalakrishnan, Director of the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has won the prestigious VASVIK (Vividhlaxi Audyogik Samshodhan Vikas Kendra) Industrial Research Award for the year 2020 in the category of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. The award, which carries a cash prize of Rs. 1.51 lakh and citation, is in recognition of his […]

ICAR-ICMFRI turns 75; launches year-long anniversary celebration campaign

The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) turned 75 years on 3rd February 2022.  On the occasion, the institute kick-started one-year-long campaign that includes various activities to mark the platinum jubilee celebrations.Established in 1947, the ICAR-CMFRI has been playing a pivotal role in stewarding India’s marine fishery resources since its inception. Over the past seven and half […]

Regional Station, ICAR- CIARI, celebrated 45th Institute Foundation Day at Minicoy, Lakshadweep

Regional Station Minicoy of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair conducted “45th Institute Foundation Day at Minicoy, Lakshadweep” on 23rd June 2022 with participation of staff, farmers , media personnel ,representative of department and villages at its Regional campus . Speaking on the inaugural occasion, the Chief guest Dr. Shrikant R. Tapdiya, the Deputy Collector Minicoy and guest of honour […]