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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.

Technical Program Finalization Meeting of NICRA Partner Institutes under Horticultural Sciences Division held at ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi

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A One-day Technical Program Finalization Workshop NICRA-Partner institutes from Horticultural Science was held at IIVR, Varanasi. The workshop was Chaired by Dr AK Singh, DDG (Horticultural Science), ICAR and co-chaired by Dr K Sammi Reddy, Acting Director (ICAR-CRIDA). Dr B Singh, Director, IIVR, Varanasi in his welcome address appreciated the funding from NICRA in establishing climate change research facilities at IIVR. Dr M Prabhakar, PI, NICRA, CRIDA, Hyderabad highlighting the achievements from Horticulture Division briefed the purpose of the workshop.

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Training on Agrometeorological Data Collection, Analysis and Management, 11-23 December, 2017

ICAR Short Course Tools on Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Rainfed Technologies and Agricultural Development programmes 01-10 November, 2017 (Last date for receipt of the applications : 15.09.2017)

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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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

Orientation Workshop on Drought Management in Odisha

Annual Review and Action Plan Workshop of NICRA-KVKs of ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur held on July 05, 2017

Annual Action Plan and Review Workshop of NICRA-KVKs of ATARI Zone VIII held at KVK Baramati (Pune)

Contingency Preparedness Interface Meeting for Rajasthan

Skill Development Training Program on "Farm Pond Construction and Lining"  organized during June 2-16, 2017 at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ranga Reddy District  for the Rural Youth and farmers from Telangana State

Technical Program Finalization Meeting of NICRA Partner Institutes under Horticultural Sciences Division held at ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi

Technical Program Finalization Meeting of NICRA Partner Institutes under NRM Division held on June 8th 2017 at NRM Division, KAB-II, New Delhi

Recruitment

Walk-in-Interview for RAs and SRFs on 05.08.2017 at 0930 hrs at CRIDA under NICRA Project

 

Latest Publications

  • C.A. Rama Rao, B.M.K. Raju, Josily Samuel, Ravi Dupdal,P. Sudhakar Reddy, D. Yella Reddy, E. Ravindranath, M. Rajeshwar and Ch. Srinivasa Rao (2017) Economic Analysis of Farming Systems: Capturing the Systemic Aspects. Agricultural Economics Research Review. Vol. 30 (No.1) January-June 2017 pp 37-45. DOI: 10.5958/0974-0279.2017.00003.9
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