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Hi I am interested in knowing about as well as the details of the regional centre and the research activities and also the awards & recognitions received by the Centre?
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Old October 12th, 2017, 04:12 PM
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The Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) a constituent Institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is the main research association in the World devoted exclusively to the examination on tropical tuber crops. The Institute built up in 1963 with its Headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram ( Trivandrum), Kerala has become throughout the years into a chief research association of global notoriety.

Regional Centre

The Regional Center of the Institute at Bhubaneswar is focusing research on sweet potato and aroids taking into account the necessities of the Eastern and North Eastern Regions of the nation: It additionally works as a Phytosanitary Center for screening of germplasm got from abroad. At introduce 12 Institutional and 1 remotely supported undertakings managing the fundamental issues identified with change, generation, assurance and use of tropical tuber harvests and furthermore to satisfy the financial responsibilities of the cultivating group are in operation at the Regional Center.

Research Accomplishments

Keeping in mind the end goal to manage tuber edits in the Indian horticultural framework and to ensure the standardized savings of the asset poor ranchers who rely upon the development of tuber trims, a few fundamental issues identified with generation and usage parts of tuber crops have been gone to. Understanding the difficulties ahead and the social duties towards the cultivating group, CTCRI under the aegis of ICAR has created numerous generation and handling innovations for tuber crops.

Awards and Recognitions

The Institute Scientists have won national and worldwide acknowledgment in the past containing the J.J. Chinoy Gold Medal (1970), three ICAR Team Research Awards (1985, 1994 and 1998), D.L. Plucknett Award for Tropical Root Crops (1991), Hari Om Trust Award (1993), Jawaharlal Nehru Awards (1975, 1995,1998, 2000 and 2004) youthful researcher grant by Deseeya Sasthra Vedi (1996) and NRDC remunerate for biodegradable plastics, Pat Coursey Award (2000 and 2006) for best research paper on yams, Vasantharao Naik, Memorial Gold Medal (2002) for Best paper at National Agricultural Seminar. Best Annual Report Award (1997-98) of ICAR, Sardhar Patel Outstanding Institution Award (2005), VITAA Award of ISTRC (2006) and so forth.


ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute
Sreekariyam Sonalmalsya Market,
Sreekariyam - Aakkulam Road,
Amadi Nagar,
Kerala 695017, India

Regional Centre
Telephone: (+91)(674) 4705281
FAX: (+91)(674) 470528
E-mail: rcctcri@dte.vsnl.net.in
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