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Last Updated: November 29, 2021



Mandate of the Centre:

  • To develop high yielding, early maturing and blast resistant varieties of rice for irrigated and rainfed ecosystems of the State.

  • To develop high yielding, drought tolerant, yellow & brown rust, loose smut and powdery mildew resistant varieties of wheat for early, timely and late sown conditions of the state.

  • To develop integrated nutrient & pest management practices for rice and rice based cropping systems.

  • To develop improved agronomic practices for rice and wheat cultivation in different zones.

  • To identify genetic stocks having proven sources of resistance to major diseases, insect pests and desirable quality components of rice and wheat.

  • To develop management strategies for important diseases of rice and wheat.

  • To produce nucleus and breeder seed of rice and wheat varieties released by the centre.