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ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research InstituteICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute
(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
Near Pahuj Dam, Gwalior Road, Jhansi - 284 003 (UP) India
  0510-2730666, 2730158
  FAX: 0510-2730833

ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research InstituteDr. P.K. Ghosh, Director, IGFRI, Jhansi awarded XIVth Hari Krishna ShastriDr. Panjab Singh, Former Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR and also the Chairman, QRT, IGFRI gave the ISO 9001:2008 Certificate to Dr. P. K. Ghosh, Director, IGFRI, Jhansi on 20.06.2015.Release of PublicationsThe 23rd International Grassland Congress was organized in this country first time and inaugurated by Honorable Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt .of India Vigyan Bhavan on 20-11-2015.Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary DARE and DG, ICAR, Dr. David Mwangi, Chairman IGC Continuation Committee and Dr. PK Ghosh, Director, IGFRI, Jhansi & Chair, National Organizing Committee – IGC 2015 welcomed all the dignitaries Sri Ashok K Angurana, Secretary Department of AHD&F, Dr. RS Paroda, former Secretary DARE and DG, ICAR, Dr. Panjab Singh, former Secretary DARE and DG, ICAR addressed in conference.Progressive farmers honoured during IGCEvents of 3rd Day of 23rd International Grassland Congress Events of 3rd Day of 23rd International Grassland Congress On 4th day of IGC, 2015 : there were 20 key note addresses and 40 oral presentation were delivered

IGFRI, a national Institute under the administrative control of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, is mandated to conduct basic, strategic, applied and adaptive research; development and training in forage production and it's utilization. The Institute has highly experienced and internationally trained human resources engaged in need-led, participatory, inter-disciplinary approaches. With more than 50 years of experience in forage research and development, IGFRI today stands as the premier R&D institution in South Asia for sustainable agriculture through quality forage production for improved animal productivity.

The Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, established in 1962, has been instrumental in fostering research, training and extension programmes on all aspects of forage production and utilization through inter-disciplinary approach.

It has provided technologies, human resource development skills, consultancy and technical services on forage production and utilization to government and non-government organizations, agri-business and farmers. This has been possible due to the benign patronage and guidance of Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary DARE and Director General, ICAR, New Delhi. It has three Regional stations to cater to forage related location specific R&D needs of humid tropics (at Dharwad), semi-arid and arid (at Avikanagar) and temperate (at Srinagar/ Palampur).

* Collection, evaluation, documentation and conservation of forage genetic resources.
* Basic and strategic research on improvement, production and utilization of fodder crops and grasslands.
* Coordinating and collating research on forages and grasslands.
* Providing consultancy and expertise in the area of forages and grasslands.
* Technology transfer and human resource development.
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