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Who is IIRR director?

Who is IIRR director?

Raman Meenakshi Sundaram
Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Prior to this elevation, he was working as Principal Scientist (Biotechnology) at the institute’s Crop Improvement Section.

Where is International Rice Research Institute?

Los Baños, Philippines
IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. The institute, headquartered in Los Baños, Philippines, has offices in 17 rice-growing countries in Asia and Africa, and more than 1,000 staff.

Where is Central Rice Research Institute in India?

In the following year, the Government decided to establish a Central Institute for Rice Research and this culminated in the establishment of the Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI) on April 23, 1946 at Bidyadharpur, Cuttack, Odisha with an experimental farm land of 60 hectares provided by the Government of Odisha.

What is the full form of Nrri?

The Institute was renamed as ICAR-National Rice Research Institute (NRRI) in the year 2015. ICAR-NRRI is one of the institutes of ICAR under Crop Science Division.

What does IIRR stand for?

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, also known as IIRR is a non-profit organization that helps empower rural communities by making them self-sufficient.

Who has appointed as the director of Indian Institute of Rice Research?

Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of the Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR). He was working as Principal Scientist (Biotechnology), Crop Improvement Section, ICAR-IIRR.

How many rice research institutes are there in India?

Institutions – 64
1. ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute , Port Blair
22. ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack
23. ICAR-Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Rajasthan
24. ICAR- Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun

Who is the founder of International Rice Research Institute?

The Rockefeller Foundation
Ford Foundation
International Rice Research Institute/Founders

Where is the wheat research Centre located in India?

The AICWIP was elevated to the status of the Directorate of Wheat Research in 1978 and in 1990 it moved from IARI, New Delhi, to its present location at Karnal, 130 km north of Delhi along with two regional stations located at Flowerdale, Shimla and Dalang Maidan (Lahaul valley).

Which institution has established the National Database on rice?

The National rice research institute has been established since 1966 under Indian council of agricultural research (ICAR) but it was setup on April 23, 1946 at Bidhyadharpur, Cuttack, Odisha with an experimental farm land of 60 hectares….External links.

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What is the full meaning of Warda in agriculture?

The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), formerly known as the West Africa Rice Development Association (WARDA), is a pan-African intergovernmental association and a CGIAR Research organization, currently headquartered in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.