Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute (CCARI)
Junior Research Fellow
About Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute (CCARI):
ICAR – Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute is one of the research institutes established under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. ICAR is an autonomous organization under Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. ICAR Research Complex for Goa was established in April, 1976 as a regional centre under ICAR Research Complex for Northeast Hill region, Shillong, Meghalaya. Subsequently it became the regional centre, ICAR Research Complex for Goa, under CPCRI, Kasargod. Considering the importance of agriculture in Goa state, ICAR, New Delhi, upgraded the centre into an Independent Institute from April, 1989. Subsequently, this Institute has been upgraded from 1st April, 2014 as a ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute. This Institute is under the Natural Resource Management (NRM) division of ICAR. In 1983, a Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) was established in this Institute to provide transfer of technology to the farming community of Goa. ICAR – CCARI is spread over 53 ha in which all the major infrastructure and experimental field for research work are established. The Institute is situated in Old Goa (Latitude: 15030’52” N; Longitude : 73055’01” E) the historical capital of Goa during Portuguese times. This Institute provides research and development support to the agriculture and allied sector of Goa region. It plays a major role in promoting excellence in agriculture. This Institute is mainly involved in research activities which are aimed at improving the production and productivity of major crops of this region through various strategies including farming system approach. Other important areas of research include livestock and fisheries sector to increase the milk and meat production. Mission of the Institute The Institute was started with a mission to achieve, “Introduction and improvement of all potential crops and various species / breeds of livestock and scientific exploitation of various aquatic resources for improving fish production”. Mandate of the Institute To undertake basic, strategic and applied research on field and horticultural crops, livestock, and fisheries relevant to natural resources base of coastal India for sustainable increase in productivity. To develop appropriate and climate resilient land use and farming systems for improved and sustainable livelihood. To develop technologies for conservation and utilization of biological diversity in coastal region of India. To network with national and international organizations in developing and disseminating improved technologies. To act as a centre of excellence and knowledge repository on agricultural and allied sectors for coastal region of India. To act as a centre of agro-eco-tourism. To organize capacity building programmes and provide consultancy services to stake holders in agriculture and allied sectors.
Postal Address:Ela, Old Goa – 403 402 Goa
Tel:0832-2284678 / 79
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