Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack

Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack

  • Cuttack, Orissa
  • ESTD 1946
  • Public

Facilities available in College

  • Comp Labs

  • Medical

  • Library

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by College

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Ph.D. (Agriculture)
3Years Full Time
5.0 N/A Apply Now

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Dr T. Mohapatra
Dr. J.N. Reddy
Head and Professor
Dr.(Mrs.) Urmila Dhua
Head and Professor
Dr. Amal Ghosh
Head and Professor
Dr.Prafulla Kumar Nayak
Head and Professor
Dr. Bhaskar Chandra Patra
Head and Professor
Sri P. L. Dehury
Head and Professor
Sri Santosh Ku. Sethi
Head and Professor
Sri B. K. Mohanty
Head and Professor
Dr Pradeep Kumar Sahoo
Head and Professor
Sri P. Jana
Head and Professor

About College

The Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, was established in the year 1946, situated in Orissa. The Central Rice Research Institute is a rice, scientific research institute that conducts basic, applied and adaptive research on crop improvement and resource management for increasing and stabilizing rice productivity. The institute not only played a key role in ushering the country of an ear of green revolution heading to self-sufficiency in food grain supply in about 25 years from its inception, but also brought glory to the nation by providing research support in rice.

Facts and Figures of Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack

Founder Director

Dr. K Ramiah

Under the control of

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Number of books in Library

8400 Books



Area of experimental farm land

117 hectares

Number of net - houses for conducting experiments


Number of Research Sections/ Divisions


How to Reach

7 kilometers to south - east from Cuttack Railway Station

35 kilometers away from Bhubaneswar airport 

Why to join Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack?

  • Research Stations: The Institute has two research stations – Central Rain fed Upland Rice Research Station (CRURRS), Hazaribagh, in Jharkhand, and the Regional Rainfed Lowland Rice Research Station (RRLRRS), Gerua, in Assam. These research stations were established to tackle the problems of rain fed uplands, and flood prone rain fed lowlands respectively.
  • Eminent Scientists: The Institute has well trained and experienced team of Scientists. The research support provided by the institute has helped the nation to become the second largest exporter of rice in the world in the recent years.
  • Krishi Vigyaan Kendra: Two Krishi Vigyaan Kendras (KVKs) also function under the Institute and are guided by the DDG (Agril. Extension). These KVKs are located at Santhapur, Cuttack, Jainagar, Koderma.
  • Facilities: The Institute has tanks for stimulating different rice growing situations to support basic and strategic research needs.
  • ISO Certified- The CRRI is an International Standard Organization (ISO) 9001:2008 certified institute.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 0671-2367757
Rice Research Institute
Cuttack - 753006
Orissa , India
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