National Research Centre for Orchids, East Sikkim

ICAR East Sikkim - National Research Centre for Orchids

  • East Sikkim, Sikkim
  • ESTD 1996
  • ICAR
  • Public Institute

Facilities available in College

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by College

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

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Faculties

Dr. R.P. Medhi
Director
Dr. D. Barman
Principal Scientist, Department of Horticulture
Dr. Lakshman Chandra De
Principal Scientist, Department of Horticulture
Dr. Syamali Chakrabarti
Senior Scientist, Department of Genetics
Dr. R. P. Pant
Senior Scientist, Department of Plant Pathology
Dr. Ramgopal Devadas
Senior Scientist, Department of Plant Breeding
Dr. Rampal
Senior Scientist, Department of Horticulture
Dr. Ngursangzuala Sailo
Scientist, Department of Plant Physiology
Dr. Mridul Chakraborti
Scientist, Department of Plant Breeding

About College

National Research Centre for Orchids (NRCO) situate at Pakyong, Sikkim was established by Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) during the 8th five year plan based on the recommendations of the Planning Commission keeping in the view of the export potential of Orchids. The college was inaugurated by the Director of the ICAR. Since its inception the centre is undertaking mission oriented research programme on crop improvement, production and harvest management.

Facts and Figures of National Research Centre for Orchids (NRCO), Pakyong-

Establishment Year

October 1996

Recognized by

Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Director of the Institute

Dr. D.R. Singh

Number of books in Library

1100 books

Campus Area

22.19 acres

How to Reach

Nearest Railway Station is New Jalpaigudi (NJP)

130 Km from Bagdogra Airport

Why to join National Research Centre for Orchids (NRCO)?

  • Divisions/ Units of the Centre: The NRCO has a Darjeeling Centre built over 400 sq. m. created for protected cultivation of orchids and conservation of Germplasm. A laboratory at the centre have collected over 160 species of Orchids.
  • Ongoing Research and Projects: Various projects and research works are going on in the centre some of them are Internally funded like “DNA fingerprinting of Commercially important orchids”, “Post harvest technology of Orchids”, “Stress Physiology of Orchids” etc and some are externally funded like “DUS Testing Project”, “DBT Project”, “NAIP Project” & “Horticulture Mission for North East & Himalayan States (HMNEH)”.
  • Services provided by the NRCO: NCRO provides several services like Providing technical support to private sector laboratories for multiplication and expansion of Orchids, Evaluation of floriculture related research projects. 



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Contact Details

Phone No: 0359-2257954
Address:
P.O. Pakyong East Sikkim, Sikkim
East Sikkim - 737106
Sikkim , India
Nearest Airport
Pakyong Airport airport 0.80Km
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