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Regional Station Katrain


About Regional Station Katrain

Dr. Chander Parkash
Head and Principal Scientist
E-mail: head_katrain[at]iari[dot]res[dot]in

The ICAR-IARI, Regional Station, Kartain (32̊05̍53̎ N Latitude, 77̊08̍09̎ E Longitude) is situated at an elevation of 1462 amsl in the District Kullu of Himachal Pradesh. The credit for the country's achieving self-sufficiency in the production of seeds of temperate vegetables goes largely to the IARI Regional Station, Katrain (https://www.indiascience.in/videos/the-seed-success-story-h). The success achieved by the station in the development of a whole package of practices for temperate vegetables and seed production is well known. A classic example is the successful seed production of late cauliflower (Snowball) for the first time in the country. At present, the seeds of 45 varieties / hybrids of 24 vegetables are being produced at the station.The main mandates of the station are:
Our Mission

What do we DO

Research Programs

We have played a major role in giving the "Green Revolution" to India

Our Students

Maximum coverage of Area in Wheat, Rice, Mustard, etc.,

Our Labs

We have a major contribution in the export of crops Wheat, Rice, Mustard, etc.,

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We believe in creating new technologies for helping the farmers and researchers of India

Our Team

We are among the most prestigious Agricultural Universities in India

Our Achievements

We have pioneered rural development and extension of new agricultural technologies to the farmers since 1950s

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