CSIR-IHBT promotes asafoetida farming & develops its agro-technology  

   Due to efforts of CSIR constituent laboratory, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Palampur, a historical shift in farming practices is in the offing with farmers of the remote Lahaul valley in Himachal Pradesh taking up cultivation of asafoetida (Heeng) to utilize vast expanses of ...Read more


Gauhati University researchers receives patent for Biological pesticide  

   Government of India patented new biological pesticide developed by a team of researchers from Gauhati University .The team of researchers which includes Novonita Baruah, Alak Chandra Deka, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Jogen Chandra Kalita developed the biological pesticide to control red spider mites tha...Read more


ICAR recommends Ladhowal biofortified maize as balanced animal feed

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR) has recommended the use of Ladhowal biofortified varieties of maize to serve as an excellent source of balanced feed to poultry and piggery industry. It, also,  helps in attaining higher body weight gain and less feed requirement for the livestock. ...Read more


VAIBHAV Summit recommends ‘Centers of Excellence in Microbial Resource Technologies’

The recently held  Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit recommended development of a strong research collaborative network within India and international labs for developing microbial technologies for Indian agriculture, as per a press release issued by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Ind...Read more


C-DAC, GADVASU jointly develops Aquaponics facility in Ludhiana

A pilot ‘Aquaponics facility’ developed by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Mohali at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary University (GADVASU), Ludhiana was inaugurated by Sanjay Dhotre, Union Minister of State for Education, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Gover...Read more


ICAR-CMFRI announces John’s snapper seed production technology

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CMFRI), has successfully developed seed production technology of John’s snapper (Lutjanus johnii) first ever in India. Success in captive spawning and seed production of the fish, which was carried out at the Visakh...Read more


PM to dedicate 17 recently developed biofortified crops to the nation

On the occasion of 75th Anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on October, 16, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the long-standing relation of India with FAO. Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation, 17 recently developed biof...Read more


ICAR launches e-book 'Creating Wealth from Agricultural Waste'

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research has launched an e-book 'Creating Wealth from Agricultural Waste' that covers 140 technologies extensively. The technologies have explored different arenas of wealth creation utilizing various waste material generated during agricultural activities whether it be the waste...Read more


IIT Kharagpur researchers develop Industry-grade Silica from rice husk  

   Rice husk is one of the most widely available agricultural wastes. The process of disposal of rice husks looks more crucial as burning the material each year during the winters has been creating a severe environmental challenge. While the husk is often used to meet energy requirements for rice millin...Read more


ICAR-IARI launches wastewater treatment technology ‘Jalopchar’

 The Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI) have formally released their innovative technology ‘Jalopchar’ and an e-book that covers the journey of the technology from ‘lab to land’ and details about the scope and nationwide implement...Read more


NRCSS, IPFT jointly develops bio-pesticide to control insects in seed spice crops

The Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT) in collaboration with ICAR-National Research Centre on Seed Spices (NRCSS) has developed a new bio-pesticide formulation that helps in controlling various insects in seed spice crops like fenugreek, cumin, and coriander.  IPFT, which is under the Depar...Read more


ICAR-CIBA partners with Canares Aquaculture

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA) Chennai signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the start-up  Canares Aquaculture which is owned by the Fisheries Sciences Graduates.The event coincided with the launching of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sa...Read more