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    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.

    The Bureau has traveled a long journey in striving for excellence in innovative research to identify the uniqueness and genetic potential of country’s vastly distributed livestock biodiversity and its sustainable development. Among the major achievements to its credit are the phenotypic and genetic characterization of majority (> 90%) of the registered breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, equines, camel and poultry; identification of more than 1600 SNPs for various major candidate genes related with production, reproduction, environmental adaptation and disease resistance traits in different species; cytogenetic analysis revealing the Manipuri buffaloes of NEH region as swamp buffaloes (2N=48); .....Read More


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NBAGR Activities

  • International Biodiversity Day

    “International Biodiversity Day (22nd May 2019)”

    NBAGR celebrated “International Biodiversity Day” on 21-22nd May, 2019. During this event Dr. S.L. Goswami, Former Vice Chancellor, Banda University of Ag. & Tech. was the Chief Guest and Dr. Arjava Sharma Former Director of NBAGR, Karnal and Dr. M.S. Chauhan, Director, ICAR-CIRG, Mathura were Guests of Honours and Dr. R.K. Vijh, Director of ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal presided over the function. A total of 18 farmers/Livestock Keepers from 9 states were awarded for Breed Savior Award-2018 in coordination of SEVA, Madurai. At the occasion, a Poster competition on the subject “Save Biodiversity- Save Earth” was also organized for School Students and Research Scholars of ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal, in which 16 students from 6 schools of Karnal and 11 Research Scholars participated. In the main function the Chief Guest Dr. S.L. Goswami said that all kinds of biodiversity should be judiciously utilized and conserved. He also emphasized on the need of conservation of domestic animal diversity and all the stakeholders should contribute in this noble cause.
  • Interactive Meet on Characterization and Registration of AnGR Organized at NASC Complex

    Interactive Meet on Characterization and Registration of AnGR Organized at NASC Complex, New Delhi(03-12-2018)

    The ICAR and ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resource, Karnal organized a stakeholder’s meet on Characterization and Registration of Animal Genetic Resources on 3rd Dec. 2018 at NASC Complex, New Delhi. Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) inaugurated the Meet and emphasized on the need for quick characterization and registration of all kinds of AnGR in the country. Dr. J.K. Jena, DDG (AS), Dr Arjava Sharma, Director, ICAR-NBAGR, Dr. Suresh S. Honappagol, AHC (GOI), AHD Officers & LDB Officers of more than 16 States, Officers/Professors from 12 state University including two Vice Chancellors; representatives of 10 NGOs and 45 ICAR Institute RMP Scientists/ Senior level scientists attended the meet.
  • कुशल सहायक स्टाफ की योग्यता वृद्धि एवं व्यक्तित्व विकास हेतु प्रशिक्षण

    "कुशल सहायक स्टाफ की योग्यता वृद्धि एवं व्यक्तित्व विकास हेतु प्रशिक्षण"

    भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद के मानव संसाधन विकास कार्यक्रम के अंतर्गत राष्ट्रीय पशु आनुवंशिक संसाधन ब्यूरो, करनाल में कुशल सहायक स्टाफ हेतु तीन दिवसीय प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम 29-31 अगस्त, 2017 का आयोजन किया गया I करनाल में स्थित भारतीय कृषि अनुसन्धान परिषद् के 6 संस्थानों के 18 प्रतिभागियों नें इस कार्यक्रम में हिस्सा लिया I इस जागरूकता प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम में 11 वक्ताओं द्वारा व्यक्तिगत विकास एवं योग्यता वृद्धि सम्बंधित बुनियादी विषयों पर व्याख्यान तथा प्रैक्टिकल जानकारी प्रदान की गई I पूरे कार्यक्रम का संचालन राजभाषा हिंदी में किया गया I
  • Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav

    "Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (March-2017)"

    ICAR-NBAGR in collaboration with ICAR-IARI regional station carried out various extension activities in nearby villages of Karnal under the Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav programme.Livestock keepers and farmers were made award of good agriculture and animal husbandry practices by scientists from both the institutes. All queries of farmers related to different topics were also addressed.
  • Foundation Day Celebration

    "Foundation Day Celebration"

    The Bureau celebrated its 34th Foundation Day on 21th September, 2017. Dr. K.M.L.Pathak, Vice-Chancellor, UPPDUPVV, Mathura was the chief guest and Dr. R.S. Gandhi (ADG, AP&B, ICAR) and Sh.Umesh Kumar Sharma (DGM, Canara Bank, Karnal) were the guests of honour on this occasion. The prestigious Dr.P.G.Nair Award for scientific contribution in the field of identification, evaluation, characterization, conservation and utilization of livestock and poultry genetic resources of the country during last 3 years was conferred upon Dr. Rekha Sharma. The contribution of livestock keepers in conservation of diverse breeds from different livestock species was acknowledged by bestowing them with Breed Conservation Awards.