Dr. Manoj Khanna

Phone: 011-25842459 Ext.- 4698
FAX: 011-25842459
E-mail: head_fosu[at]iari[dot]res[dot]in

FOSU was established in 1977 at IARI. The objective of this unit is to plan and provide various operational and machinery service to the IARI farm. There are two water storage tanks of 18 lakh gallon storage capacity of water for irrigation. In addition to it, canal irrigation is provided through underground irrigation pipeline system. There is a well equipped workshop at the unit to look after the day-to-day repair and maintenance of the imported and indigenous machines. The Unit has following objectives:

  • Allotment of land to Division out of 750-Acre experiment's Area
  • Preparation of land for cultivation of crops
  • To provide irrigation to the fields by Tubewell and Canal
  • To provide service of repair and maintenance to agricultural machinery and tractors
  • Weed control of IARI farm
  • To provide diesel to vehicles of different divisions as a central facility
  • To provide DPLs to different divisions / sections.