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Common examination scheduled on 28/10/2017 has been postponed for filling up positions of LDC in the ICAR Institutes [The last date for the online registration for the post of LDCs in ICAR Institutes has been extended up to 15/11/2017 (5.00 P.M.)]

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Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) is a National Research Institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) established in 1985 with a mandate to carry out basic and applied research in rainfed farming.  The Institute also undertakes National/ International Collaborations and Consultancy Projects.   All India Coordinated Research Programmes (AICRPs) of ICAR on Dryland Agriculture and Agrometeorology with 25 partners each are in CRIDA. This is the lead Institute and the National Nodal point for the National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) which is being implemented at large number of Research Institutes of ICAR, State Agricultural Universities and 100 KVKs.

Expert Committee Review of Research Projects under NICRA

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A two-day NICRA Expert Committee meeting was organized at NASC, New Delhi during 23-24 October, 2017. Dr T Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR in his address set the road map for next phase of NICRA with outputs that have impact at national level. Progress of 13 ongoing projects from Competitive Grants and two projects under Sponsored component were reviewed under the Chairmanship of Dr K Alagusundaram, DDG (NRM) and co-chaired by Dr S Bhaskar, ADG (AAF & CC). Dr K Sammi Reddy, Director (Acting), CRIDA, Hyderabad presented the overview of progress under NICRA under CGC and Sponsored components so far and the need for thorough monitoring of the progress by the expert committee.  For each project a sub-committee of relevant members from NICRA Expert Committee were formed to mentor and monitor the progress of the projects.

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Training on Agrometeorological Data Collection, Analysis and Management, 11-23 December, 2017 (Last date is extended for receipt of the applications : 30.09.2017)

International Seminar on Global Climate Change : Implications for Agriculture and Water Sectors, December 14-16, 2017 at Aurangabad (Maharashtra), India

National Workshop on "Developing Green House Gas (GHG) Emission Coefficients " for climate resilient interventions at CRIDA, Hyderabad

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Inaugurated ICAR Short course on "Tools on Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Rainfed Technologies and Development Programmes" at ICAR-CRIDA

Expert Committee Review of Research Projects under NICRA

Dr.K.Alagusundaram, Deputy Director General (NRM) visits  ICAR-CRIDA, Hyderabad

Annual Review and Action Plan Workshop of NICRA-TDC of Karnataka and Kerala States held at ICAR-ATARI Bengaluru

Annual Report 2016-17

NICRA Zonal Review and Progress workshop for KVKs of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu held at ICAR-CRIDA, Hyderabad on July 13, 2017

Annual Review and Action Plan Workshop of NICRA-TDC of Odisha State held at ICAR-ATARI Kolkata

Annual Action Plan and Review Workshop of NICRA-KVKs of ATARI Zone VI (Guwahati) and Zone VII (Barapani) held at Assam Agricultural University, Guwahati

Recruitment

Common examination scheduled on 28/10/2017 has been postponed for filling up positions of LDC in the ICAR Institutes [The last date for the online registration for the post of LDCs in ICAR Institutes has been extended up to 15/11/2017 (5.00 P.M.).]

 

Latest Publications

  • Srinivasa Rao.M., O. Shaila, B. Abdul Khadar., D. Manimanjari. S. Vennila., M. Vanaja., and Ch. Srinivasa Rao 2016. Impact of elevated CO2 and temperature on aphids – A review. The Bioscan 11(4): 2061-2068.
  • Srinivasa Rao Mathukumalli, Shaila Ongolu, Vennila Sengottaiyan and Rama Rao Anantha Chitiprolu 2017 Impact of eCO2 and Temperature on Aphis craccivora koch. on Groundnut and Future Pest Status During Climate Change Scenarios ,Journal of  Plant Physiol & Pathol, Sci Technol 2017, 5:4,DOI: 10.4172/2329-955X.1000171
  • Indoria AK,  Srinivasa Rao Ch, Sharma KL and  Sammi Reddy K (2017). Conservation agriculture – a panacea to improve soil physical health. Current Science, 112 (1) : 52-61, doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/52-61. 
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