What is AICRP? |All India Coordinated Research Projects

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Hello friends, today we will know how many projects are being run by ICAR. If you are an agriculture student or you are a professor or agriculture scientist then you want to know how many projects are being run by ICAR and where they are being run. This question is asked in many competitive exams and also in semester exams in Bachelor’s degree programs.

At present, 60 all India coordinated research projects(AICRP), 19 Network projects and 10 other projects are being run by ICAR. To develop agriculture under these projects as well as to increase the lifestyle of the farmer, let us know how many projects are being run by ICAR and where they are being run.

What is AICRP?

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The full form of AICRP is an all India coordinated research project that was done by ICAR on 31 July 1971 to expand fruit crops during the Fourth Five Year Plan (1969-79).

What is AICRP? AICRP and Network Project is a project launched by ICAR to undertake the development, testing and identification of various technologies through multi-location trials.

 

List of projects governed by ICAR

All India Coordinated Research Projects – 60

 AICRP on Nematodes, New Delhi


Established: july 1977

Head quarter: Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Krishi Bhavan, Dr Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Uma Rao (2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Maize, New Delhi


Established: 1957

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Maize Research,
PAU Campus, Ludhiana (Punjab)-141 004 India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Sujay Rakshit, Director (2021)

Earlier Director:

  • Dr N.L. Dhawan
    (From 1957 to 31.08.1968)
  • Dr Joginder Singh
    (From 01.09.1968 to 14.10.1987)
  • Dr N.N. Singh
    (From 15.10.1987 to 06.06.2005)
  • Dr Sain Dass
    (From 09.06.2006 to 30.06.2010)
  • Dr R. Sai Kumar
    (From 28.07.2010 to 31.08.2012)
  • Dr O.P. Yadav
    (From 07.09.2012 to 18.12.2015)
  • Dr Sujay Rakshit(From 24.03.2017 to till date)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Rice, Hyderabad


Established:1965

Headquarter: INDIAN INSTITUTE OF RICE RESEARCH  RAJENDRA NAGAR, HYDERABAD 500030  

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr. R. M. Sundaram(2021)

Earlier Director:

  • Dr M. S. Pawar, Project Coordinator (April 1965 – March 1966)
  • Dr S. V. S. Shastry Project Coordinator(April 1966 – January 1975)
  • Dr D. V. Seshu, Project Director (February 1975 – August 1975)
  • Dr R. Seetharaman, Project Director (August 1975 – September 1985)
  • Dr J. E. Shinde, Project Director ( September 1985 – February 1987).
  • Dr B. Venkateshwarlu, Project Director (February 1987- November 1987)
  • Dr E. A. Siddiq, Project Director (Novemebr 1987 – June 1994)
  • Dr K. G. Pillai, Project Director (June 1994 – November 1995)
  • Dr K. Krishnaiah, Project Director (December 1995 – February 2000)
  • Dr A. P. K. Reddy, Project Director (March 2000 – May 2000)
  • Dr V. Balasubramnaium, Project Director (June 2000 – July 2000)
  • Dr B. Mishra Project Director (July 2000- August 2005)
  • Dr S. V. Subbaiah, Project Director(August 2005 – June 2006)
  • Dr. B. C. Viraktamath, Project Director (June 2006 – May 2014)
  • Dr N. Shobha Rani, Project Director(June 2014 – August 2014)
  • Dr V. Ravindra Babu, Director (Novemeber 2015 – June 2017)
  • Dr P. Ananda Kumar, Director (July 2017 – November 2017)
  • Dr S. R. Voleti, Director (December 2017 – December 2020)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Chickpea, Kanpur


Established:1993

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Pulses Research,
Kanpur – 208024
India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Girish Prasad Dixit(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on MULLARP, Kanpur


Established:1993

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Pulses Research,
Kanpur – 208024
India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr.Shiv Sewak(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects On Pigeon Pea, Kanpur


Established: 1993

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Pulses Research,
Kanpur – 208024
India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Indra Prakash Singh(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Arid Legumes, Kanpur


Established:1995

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Prabhani,
Kanpur – 208024

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr N.P. Singh, Director, IIPR (2021)

AICRP on Wheat & Barley Improvement Project, Karnal


Established:1965

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research(IIWBR)

Karnal-132001, Haryana, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Gyanendra P. Singh (2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Sorghum, Hyderabad


Established: December 1969

Headquarter: ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Rajendranagar,

 Hyderabad- 500 030

Current Director / Project Coordinator: JV Patil and Dr Vilas A Tonapi (2021)

 

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Pearl Millets, Jodhpur


Established:1965

Headquarter: Jodhpur – 342 304, Rajasthan, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr C. Tara Satyavathi(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Small Millets, Bangalore


Established:1986

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Millets Research
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Vilas A Tonapi(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Sugarcane, Lucknow


Established:1970

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research
Raebareli Road, PO Dilkusha
Lucknow 226002
Uttar Pradesh, INDIA

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr A D Pathak(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Cotton, Coimbatore


Established:1965

Head quarter:-CENTRAL INSTITUTE FOR COTTON RESEARCH,
REGIONAL STATION, LAWLEY ROAD, COIMBATORE – 641 003 (TAMIL NADU)

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr A H Prakash,(2021) 

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Groundnut, Junagarh


Established: VIII-Five year plan (1992-97).

Headquarter: Directorate of Groundnut Research
Post box- 5, Ivnagar Road
Junagadh 362001,
Gujarat, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr S. K. Bera(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Soybean, Indore


Established: 1967

Headquarter: ICAR-Indian Institute of Soybean Research, Khandwa Road, Indore, M.P, India – 452 001

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Nita Khandekar(2021)

AICRP on Rapeseed & Mustard, Bharatpur


Established:1977

Headquarter: Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research
Sewar, Bharatpur(Raj.) – 321303

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr P. K. Rai(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Sunflower, Safflower, Castor, Hyderabad


Established:1972

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research
Rajendranagar
Hyderabad – 500 030

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr M. Sujatha(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Linseed, Kanpur


Established:1967

Headquarter: Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr. A.L.Rathnakumar(2021)

AICRP on Sesame and Niger, Jabalpur


Established:1981

Head quarter:Tikamgarh

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr P.K. Mishra(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on IPM and Biocontrol, Bangalore


Established:1977

Headquarter: National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources
P.Bag No:2491, H.A. Farm Post
Bellary Road, Bengaluru – 560 024.
Karnataka, INDIA.

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr N. Bakthavatsalam(2021)

 AICRP on Honey Bee Research & Training, Hisar


Established:198081.

Headquarter: PC cell, Division of Entomology

ICAR-IARI, New Delhi-110012

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr. Balraj Singh(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects -NSP(Crops), Mau


Established:

Headquarter: Mau Uttar Pradesh

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr S. B. Singh(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Forage Crops, Jhansi


Established:1977

Headquarter: ICAR- Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi – 284003 (U.P.)

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr A.K. Roy(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Fruits, Bangaluru


Established: July 31, 1971.

Headquarter: ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research
Hessaraghatta Lake Post, Bengaluru – 560089
Karnataka, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Prakash Patil(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Arid Zone Fruits, Bikaner


Established:1976

Headquarter: Central Institute for Arid Horticulture
Beechwal, Bikaner-334006, Rajasthan

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr P. L. Saroj(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Mushroom, Solan


Established:1983

Headquarter: Solan, Himachal Pradesh,
India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr V. P. Sharma(2021)

 AICRP Vegetables including NSP vegetable, Varanasi


Established:five-year plan in 1970-71

Headquarter: ICAR-IIVR, Jakhini (Shahanshapur), Varanasi – 221 305

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Major Singh(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Potato, Shimla


Established:1970-71

Headquarter: Central Potato Research Institute

Shimla-171001, HP, INDIA

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Manoj Kumar(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects OnTuber Crops, Thiruvananthapuram


Established: Fourth Five Year Plan in 1968

Headquarter: Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Sreekariyam, Thiruvananthapuram-695017, INDIA

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr M.N. Sheela(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Palms, Kasaragod


Established:1977

Headquarter: ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod 671 124, Kerala

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr H.P. Maheswarappa(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Cashew, Puttur


Established: IV Five Year Plan in 1971

Headquarter: Directorate of Cashew Research,
Post Darbe, Puttur-574202, D.K.,      Karnataka – 574202.

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Anitha Karun(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Spices, Calicut


Established:1986
Headquarter: ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research Marikunnu P.O., Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala, India
Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr J Rema(2021)

 AICRP on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants including Betelvine, Anand


Established: Fourth Five Year Plan (1967-72) 

Headquarter: Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research
Borivali, Anand Anand,
Gujarat 387310

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Satyajit Roy (2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Floriculture, New Delhi


Established: IV Five-Year Plan in the year 1970-71

Headquarter: IARI Campus, New Delhi

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr K.V. Prasad(2021)

AICRP in Micro Secondary & Pollutant Elements in Soils and Plants, Bhopal


Established:24.4.1988 

Headquarter: ICAR-IISS, BHOPAL

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Arvind K Shukla(2021)

 lAICRP on Soil Test with Crop Response, Bhopal

Established:1967-68

Headquarter: IISS Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal – 462038
Madhya Pradesh, India.

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Pradip Dey (2021)

 AICRP on Long Term Fertilizer Experiments, Bhopal


Established: September 1970 

Headquarter: Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal – 462038
Madhya Pradesh, India.

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Pradip Dey(2021)

 AICRP on Salt Affected Soils & Use of Saline Water in Agriculture, Karnal


Established: IV Five-Year Plan in the year 1970-71

Headquarter: All India Coordinated Research Project
on Management of Salt Affected Soils
and Use of Saline Water in Agriculture
(AICRP on SAS&USW)
ICAR-CSSRI, Kachhawa road, Karnal 132 001 (Haryana)

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr M. J. Kaledhonkar,(2021)

 AICRP on Water Management Research, Bhubaneshwar


Established: April 1, 1967

Headquarter: ICAR-IIWM, Bhubaneswar

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr S.K.Ambast,(2021)

AICRP on Ground Water Utilisation, Bhubaneshwar


Established:1967

Head quarter: Rail Vihar, Chandrasekharpur

Bhubaneswar – 751023, Odisha, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr S.K.Ambast,(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad


Established: 1975

Headquarter: Santoshnagar, Saidabad P.O.,

Hyderabad-500059,Telangana.

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr V.K.Singh(2021)

AICRP on Agrometeorology, Hyderabad including Network on Impact adaptation & Vulnerability of Indian Agri. to Climate Change


Headquarter: ICAR – Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Santoshnagar,
Hyderabad-500 059, Telangana, India.

AICRP Integrated Farming System Research, Modipuram including Network Organic Farming


Established:1947

Head quarter:IIFSR Modipuram,
Meerut-250 110, U.P.

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr A.S. Panwar,(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects Weed Control, Jabalpur


Established: April 1978.

Headquarter: Directorate of Weed Research (DWR)
Maharajpur, Jabalpur-482004, (MP), India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr J.S. Mishra(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Agroforestry, Jhansi


Established: April 1st, 1997 

Headquarter: Agroforestry ICAR-Central Agroforestry Research Institute

Jhansi 284003, Uttar Pradesh, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr A. Arunachalam(2021)

AICRP on Farm Implements & Machinery, Bhopal


Established:21st May 1975

Headquarter: Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Nabi-bagh, Berasia Road
Bhopal – 462038, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr C R Mehta(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Project on Ergonomics and Safety in Agriculture


Established:

Headquarter: Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Nabi Bagh, Bhopal- 462038

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr. K N Agrawal(2021)

 AICRP on Energy in Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry., Bhopal


Established:1983

Headquarter: Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering,
Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal – 462 038

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr. K.C. Pandey(2021)

AICRP on Utilization of Animal Energy (UAE), Bhopal


Established: July 1987

Headquarter: Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal – 462038, MP, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr. M Din(2021)

AICRP on Plasticulture Engineering and Technologies, Ludhiana


Established: 1988

Headquarter: Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology,
Ludhiana, Punjab – 141004 (India)

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr R. K. Singh, (2021)

AICRP on PHT, Ludhiana


Established: September 1972.

Headquarter: PAU LUDHIANA (PUNJAB),
INDIA – 141004

Current Director / Project Coordinator:Dr.S.K.Tyagi(2021)

AICRP on Goat Improvement, Mathura


Established:1971

Headquarter: Makhdoom, Farah
Mathura, UP, Pincode-281122 India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr P K Rout(2021)

AICRP- Improvement of Feed Sources & Nutrient Utilisation for raising animal production, Bangalore


Established:

Head quarter:

Current Director / Project Coordinator:

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Cattle Research, Meerut


Established:3rd November 1987

Headquarter:  ICAR-CIRC, Meerut

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Abhijit Mitra(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects on Poultry, Hyderabad


Established: IV Five-Year Plan in the year 1970-71

Headquarter: Directorate of Poultry Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030, Telangana, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr R. N. Chatterjee(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects -Pig, Izzatnagar


Established: IV Five-Year Plan in the year 1970-71

Headquarter: National Research Centre on Pig, Rani, Guwahati, Assam – 781131 

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Vivek Kumar Gupta(2021)

 AICRP Foot and Mouth Disease, Mukteshwar


Established:1968

Head quarter:IVRI Campus, Mukteswar 
District Nainital Uttarakhand India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr R. P. Singh(2021)

All India Coordinated Research Projects On ADMAS, Bangalore


Established:

Head quarter: ICAR- NIVEDI, Yelahanka, Bengaluru

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr. B.R.Shome (2021)

59. AICRP on Home Science, Bhubaneshwar


Established::IV Five-Year Plan in the year 1970-71

Headquarter: Central Institute for Women in Agriculture
(Previously ICAR-Directorate of Research on Women in Agriculture)
Plot No. 50-51, Mouza – Jokalandi, P.O. – Baramunda,
Bhubaneswar – 751003, Odisha, India

Current Director / Project Coordinator: Dr Anil Kumar(2021)

 

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