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Cabinet approves establishment of Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Jharkhand

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The Union Cabinet yesterday gave its approval for the 12th Plan proposal of the DARE/ICAR Plan Scheme of the Establishment of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI)-Jharkhand.
 
It will have an estimated outlay of Rs. 200.78 crores (100% ICAR share) on 1,000 acres of land provided by the Government of Jharkhand at Gauria Karma village in Barhi block of Hazaribag district, an official press release said.
 
lARI-Jharkhand would possess all the hallmark identities as those of IARI in New Delhi including all sectors of agriculture like field crops, horticultural crops, agro-forestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, poultry, piggery, silk and lac rearing, honey production and so on, it said.
 
The release said IARI-Jharkhand would work on the agrarian challenges and complexities of eastern India with all existing Central and State Government R&D institutions and private sector enterprises.
 
It will undertake research, education, extension programmes in its mission towards developing quality human resource, generation of farmer friendly technologies to enhance productivity, quality and profitability. It will also promote agro-based industries and generate employment opportunities for holistic and sustainable development of the agriculture sector in the eastern region. 
 
It will be an off-campus of IARI, New Delhi and integrated multi-disciplinary research would be undertaken in school mode, that is,  Schools of Crop Sciences, Natural Resource Management, and Animal Sciences, the release added.
 
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