4th World Pulse Day


Genic-SSR Markers Reveal Population Structure of Eastern and North-Eastern Indian Jackfruit

Artocarpus heterophyllus, commonly known as jack or jackfruit, is a multiuse tree species in Moraceae. The species is indigenous to the Western Ghats of


Farmers meet on the occasion of PMs address on Natural Farming on 16.12.2021



HighlightsDr. Arunava Pattanayak
HighlightsDr. Chirantan Chattopadhyay
Joint Director (Acad.)
Dr. Binay K. Singh Head (I/c), SGMB
Dr. Biplab Sarkar Head (I/c), SMDP
Dr. Soumen Naskar Head (I/c), SGE

ICAR – Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology (IIAB) has three closely-connected campuses. The main campus is at Garhkhatanga close to the Ranchi Ring Road.

ICAR-IIAB is working with a broader vision of harnessing the potential of plant, animal, fish and microbial biotechnology in an integrated manner to accelerate the pace of agricultural growth. Besides, it is developing excellent human resources by undertaking teaching and training programs at master, doctoral and post-doctoral levels in (1) Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, (2) Biochemistry, and (3) Genetics & Plant Breeding. It is also undertaking all possible measures to empower small and marginal farmers by implementing central schemes of farmers’ welfare.

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Student Corner

student corner
The Institute is currently offering Masters degree programs in frontier areas of Agricultural Biotechnology in collaboration with ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.