CRIDA has been awarded the Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institution Award for the year 2014

 

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 Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) which is being implemented at large number of Research Institutes of ICAR, State Agricultural Universities and 100 KVKs.

Crop damage assessment due to extreme climate events by remote sensing: workshop held at CRIDA 

 

A one-day brainstorming workshop on "Feasibility of remote sensing for crop damage assessment during extreme weather events" was organised at Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad on 22 June 2015. Delegates from NRSC, Hyderabad, Agriculture Insurance Co India (AIC), New Delhi, representatives of Line Departments from the State Governments, including scientists from CRIDA participated in the workshop.

 

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Agricultural Contingency Measures for Delayed Sowings and Mid-Season Monsoon Droughts

 

Upcoming Events

DST - Sponsored Training Program on Agrometeorological Techniques for Risk Assessment and Management of Extreme Events during September 01 - 21, 2015

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

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CRIDA has been awarded the Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institution Award for year 2014

OLIC Meeting held on 15.07.2015 at CRIDA

Farmers Scientists Interaction Meeting at KVK, CRIDA

Walk-in-Interview for Senior Research Fellow and Field Assistants on 29.07.2015 at 0930 hrs at CRIDA under the Agri Consortium Research Platform on Water

Dr. K.Venkanna, ACTO got ICAR- Jawahar Lal Nehru Award for Best Doctoral Thesis Award

AICRPDA-Bangalore Centre got Vasant Rao Naik Award for Dryland Farming Applications

ICAR sponsored SHORT COURSE ON “ENABLING PROCESSES FOR LIVELIHOOD ENHANCEMENT IN RAINFED AGRICULTURE” inaugurated at ICAR-CRIDA

Enhancing the Agricultural Contingencies in Kharif 2015 for Madhya Pradesh

Crop damage assessment due to extreme climate events by remote sensing: workshop held at CRIDA

CRIDA Annual Report 2014-15

Enhancing the Preparedness for Agricultural Contingencies in Kharif 2015 for Rajasthan

Enhancing the Preparedness for Agricultural Contingencies in Kharif 2015 for Gujarat

 

Latest Publications

  • Venkatesh G, Srinivasa Rao Ch, Gopinath KA and Sammi Reddy K. 2015. Low-cost portable kiln for biochar production from on-farm crop residue. Indian Farming. 64(12): 9-12, 18.

  • Ch Srinivasa Rao, Rattan Lal, JVNS Prasad, KA Gopinath,  Rajbir Singh, VS Jakkula, KL Sahrawat,  B Venkateswarlu, AK Sikka and SM Virmani (2015). Potential and Challenges of Rainfed Farming in India. Advances in Agronomy doi:10.1016/bs.agron.2015.05.004.

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