National Research Centre for Citrus (NRCC), Nagpur was a result of a committee constituted by ICAR during 7th five year plan and S. P.V. Narsimha Rao, (the then Minister of Defence) put the foundation stone. The centre mandates to act as an repository for genetic resources and scientific information relating to citrus, to undertake basic and applied research for developing technologies for improvement and increased productivity in citrus, to provide consultancy services and undertake contract research to solve the problems of citrus industry and to act as a centre for training in advanced research methodologies and technology upgradation in citrus. The centre’s vision is prosperity of the citrus growers in the country through sustainable and eco friendly technologies for increased production, productivity and utilization and the centre’s mission is to increase overall citrus production and per hectare productivity.
Facts and Figures of National Research Centre for Citrus-
29th July, 1985
Formerly known as
Central Citrus Research Station
Indian Council for Agricultural research (ICAR)
Director of the Institute
Dr. M.S. Ladaniya
How to reach
Nagpur railway Station
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