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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.

Second Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on 'Vulnerability and Risk of Agriculture to Climate Change and Variability - A District Level Assessment' organized'

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The Second Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on 'Vulnerability and Risk of Agriculture to Climate Change and Variability - A District Level Assessment' was organised by NRM Division, ICAR and ICAR-CRIDA on 19th August, 2019 at NASC Complex, ICAR, New Delhi.

The Second Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on 'Vulnerability and Risk of Agriculture to Climate Change and Variability - Dr K Alagusundaram, DDG (NRM & AE), Dr AK Singh, DDG (Agril. Extension), Dr AK Singh, DDG (CS& HS),  Dr SK Chaudhari, ADG (SWC), Dr S Bhaskar, ADG (AAF&CC), Dr Randhir Singh, ADG (Extension),  Dr G Ravindra Chary, Director (A), CRIDA,  representatives/scientists from various organisations and Ministries viz., IFPRI, NIDM, IMD, NIRD, NRAA, Senior officers from Division of NRM, ICAR, scientists from ICAR-CRIDA participated.  Dr NH Ravindranath, Professor (Retd.), IISC, Bengaluru and Mr. Ravindra from WASSAN, Secunderabad provided expert opinions.

 

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Upcoming Events

Model Training Course on "Rain-fed Horticulture and Alternate Land Use Systems for Livelihood Security" will be held at ICAR-CRIDA during 23-30 September 2019

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

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CRIDA - KVK organized Jal Shakti Abhiyan - Mega  Kisan Mela

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Second Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on ‘Vulnerability and Risk of Agriculture to Climate Change and Variability – A District Level Assessment’ organized

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State Level Interface Meeting for Enhancing the Preparedness for Agricultural Contingencies for Kharif 2019 in Maharashtra

 

Latest Publications

  • Osman M., Mishra P.K. and Vijaya Kumar P. 2019. Drought Management Plan – Assessment and Mitigation (A Case Study of Undivided State of Andhra Pradesh), Published by Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR-DKMA), New Delhi, India, p:158
  • P. Vijaya Kumar, Mohammed Osman & P. K. Mishra (2019). Development and application of a new drought severity index for categorizing drought-prone areas: a case study of undivided Andhra Pradesh state, India. Nat Hazards.  DOI 10.1007/s11069-019-03675-4.  
  • Rao G.R., Sarkar B, Raju BMK, Sathi Reddy P, Subba Rao AVM and Jessie Rebecca 2019. Genotype × year interaction of pod and seed mass and stability of Pongamia pinnata families in a semi-arid region. J. For. Res. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-019-00943-8
  • Gurumurthy S, Sarkar B, Vanaja M, Lakshmi J, Yadav SK, Maheswari M (2019) Morpho-physiological and biochemical changes in black gram (Vigna mungo L. Hepper) genotypes under drought stress at flowering stage. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 41-54 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11738-019-2833-x
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