IARI Gogamukh Foundation Stone Lies by PM (Download PDF)

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The Foundation Stone of the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute is laid at Gogamukh in Dhemaji district, Assam by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gogamukh is exactly located on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

Location of Gogamukh on India Map

Location of Gogamukh on India Map

Location of Gogamukh on India Map

  • Currently the work on development of second IARI in Ranchi, Jharkhand has start.
  • The idea behind development of new IARI is to increases overall development of agriculture sector in North-East India.
  • The institute will includes facilities for farming, horticulture crops, animal husbandry and silk pest farming.
  • Prime Minister also announces “Panch Tatva” to make connectivity stronger in the North-East India by five ways and they are:
  1. Highways
  2. Railways
  3. Waterways
  4. airways
  5. I-ways or the optical fibre network

IARI

  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute is a premier national Institute of India for agricultural research and postgraduate higher studies in agricultural education.
Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Indian Agricultural Research Institute

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is a financer and administrator of IARI.
  • The IARI was formed on 1st April 1905 in Pusa, Bihar letter in 1936 it was shifted to the New Delhi.
  • Main role of IARI is the research on the “”Green Revolution in India” of 1970s.
  • Currently the institute has 20 divisions at 5 multi-disciplinary Centres, 8 regional stations, 2 off-season nurseries, 3 All India coordinated research projects, and 10 national Centres located across the country.

About Indian Council of Agricultural Research

  • ICAR was established on 16 July 1929 and it is located at New Delhi.
  • Radha Mohan Singh is president of ICAR.
  • ICAR’s motto is Agrisearch with a human touch
  • It is an autonomous body responsible for coordinating agricultural education and research in India.
  • It reports to Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Union Minister of Agriculture serves as its president.
  • It is largest network of agricultural research and education institutes in world.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 1, 2017

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