Director's Message

Established on 21st September, 1984 at Bangalore in the form of twin institutes namely National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources and National Institute of Animal Genetics and then shifted to Karnal in 1985, the two institutes were merged to function as a single entity in the form of National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) in 1995. This premier institute is dedicated to work with its mandate of identification, evaluation, characterization, conservation and utilization of livestock and poultry genetic resources of the country.    .....Read More

Forthcoming Events at NBAGR

arrow Science Day - 28th February of every year as National Science Day to commemorate the discovery "Raman Effect" by one of our greatest scientists Dr. C. V. Raman.
arrow International Symposium on “SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES FOR LIVELIHOOD SECURITY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES” & XII Annual Convention of Society For Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity(SOCDAB) at Madras Veterinary College (TANUVAS), Chennai on 13-14 February, 2015
Swachh Bharat Abiyan

Guidelines for registration of AnGR

NBAGR Activities

  • “International Biodiversity Day”

    NBAGR celebrated International Biodiversity Day on 22nd May, 2014. Dr. M.P. Yadav, Former Director, ICAR-IVRI was the Chief Guest for the day.Dr Inderjeet Singh (Director, ICAR-CIRB, Hisar) and Dr Shakti Singh (Deputy Director, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Karnal) were the guests of honor. The Bureau genetically screened more than 200 indigenous and crossbred cows, for the presence of A2A2 type animals. Farmers (68) having animals with the A2A2 genotype were felicitated and awarded with the certificates. An Exhibition on AnGR was also organized on this occasion. A poster competition on the theme “Livestock Diversity for Human Welfare” was held in which the students of different colleges of Karnal participated actively.
  • "National workshop on Livestock Keepers' Rights and Breed Saviour Award caremony"

    National workshop on Livestock Keepers’ Rights was organized at NBAGR on 8-9th July, 2014 wherein 21 livestock keepers were honored with Breed Saviour Award for rearing and conserving local livestock breeds. The awards were arranged by SEVA NGO with financial support from National Biodiversity Authority and Honey Bee Network of IIM, Lucknow. Honorable Dr. Suresh Honnappagol, Dr. S.L. Goswami, Prof Anil Gupta and Mr. P.Vivekanandan graced the occasion.
  • "Foundation Day Celebration"

    The Bureau celebrated its XXXI Foundation Day on 20th September, 2014. Dr. S. K. Bandyopadhyay, Member, Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, New Delhi who was the Chief Guest on this occasion delivered the Foundation Day lecture. Dr (Mrs.) Indu Sharma (Director, ICAR-DWR) and Dr. D. K. Sharma (Director, ICAR-CSSRI) were the guests of honor. In order to ignite the minds of young budding scientists of India by spreading awareness about the Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR) of the country, local college students were also invited to be the part of the celebration.
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