15 years celebrating The Mahatma
  • “Director 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.

    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

NBAGR News/Announcements/Tenders

Celebration of Mahila Kisan Diwas at ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal Celebration of Mahila Kisan Diwas at ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal Celebration of Mahila Kisan Diwas at ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal

NBAGR Activities

  • Celebration of Mahila Kisan Diwas at ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal,15.10.2020

    Mahila Kisan Diwas was celebrated at ICAR-NBAGR Karnal with a hope to spread the message of the important role being played by farm women and need to empower them through education at ICAR institutes and agricultural universities. NBAGR staff participated enthusiastically in debate and poem recitation competition on the topic देश की आन बान शान, कृषि कर्मठ महिला किसान. More than 30 research scholars and staff members actively participated to recognize the contribution of women in Agriculture and the role played by ICAR in designing women centric technologies for women farmers. Winners were awarded for their outstanding performance in describing the importance of empowering farm women.