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12th National Rice Day Celebrated

Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) organized one day rice transplanting ceremony on Asar 15, 2072 to observe 12th National Rice Day-2072 at Agronomy Division, Khumaltar, Lalitpur with the slogan of "Mechanization in Rice Farming, Minimization in Production Cost". .more

Outreach Sites Established by ARS (Horticulture), Dailekh
ARS, Dailekh established its outreach sites by organizing one day district level stakeholder workshop on 17th of Baisakh at Jhalak Dhakal Memorial Hall of ARS, Dailekh. According to the regular activity of FY 2071/72, ARS, Dailekh in the very beginning organized two village level workshop one each at Baraha VDC of Dailekh district and Malika VDC of Achham District dated on 21 and 22 Jestha respectively. Key farmers' of respective VDCs, representatives from DADO and its Service Center, VDC, functioning NGOs/INGOs, Agrovets and media personnel participated in the village level workshop. Senior Scientist, Technical Officer and Technicians of ARS, Dailekh also participated in the workshop whereby various researchers/speakers highlighted on the objectives and importance of OR sites in the research, future strategy of the station and workplan to accomplish the establishment activity.
SMS Training on Potato

National Potato Research Programme organized three days Subject Matter Specialists (SMS) training on “Potato Research and Development” at National Potato Research Programme, Khumaltar, Lalitpur on 1st June 2015 to 3rd  June 2015 (18-20 Jestha, 2072). more

RATWG held at RARS, Lumle

Regional Agriculture Technical Working Group (RATWG) Meeting was held at Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Lumle on 6th Jestha, 2072 (20 June 2015). The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Y.R. Pandey, Executive Director of Nepal Agricultural Research Council by irrigating water to the flower plant in a Gamala. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Ram Chandra Adhikari, Regional Director of RARS, Lumle.more

Newly Released Crop Varieties

Variety Approval, Release and Registration Committee under National Seed Board that met on 24 May 2015 officially released new varieties of different crops viz. Lime, Wheat, Cauliflower, Finger millet, Buckwheat,  Forage crops and maize along with complete package of practices for farmers to cultivate in different agro-ecological conditions of Nepal. more

Second National Soil Fertility Research Workshop held

Soil Science Division, Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) organized a two-day workshop on 24-25 March 2015 (10-11 Chaitra, 2071) at National Agriculture Research Institute, Khumaltar, Lalitpur. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Hon. Minister of Agriculture Development, Mr. Hari Prasad Parajuli and inaugurated the workshop by lighting the for details

28th National Summar Crops Workshop held
Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) organized a two-day workshop on 17-18 March 2015 (3-4 Chaitra, 2071) at National Rice Research Program (NRRP), Hardinath, Baniniya, Dhanusha. detail of 28th_summercrops_workshop

Second trimester & eight month progress review meeting held at RARS, Khajura
The second trimester and eight month progress review meeting of 11 offices in the mid and far western region was organized in the Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Khajura, Banke on April 2, 2015 (Chaitra 19, 2071 B.S.). Having NARC Director of Finance, Mr Ram Bahadur K.C. as the chief guest, the welcome speech was delivered by RARS Doti, Regional Director, Mr Bhim Nath Adhikari. more

Dr. Pandey Appointed as Executive Director of NARC

Dr Yama Raj Pandey joined Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) as Executive Director. He has been appointed as Executive Director of NARC by the cabinet decision of Government of Nepal on 26 February, 2015 and joined the same post on 2 March, 2015 at the head office NARC, Singhdurbar Plaza, Kathmandu, Nepal.more

NARC Television Programme and PSAs

Please find the Youtube link of NARC Television Programme "Krishi Anusandhan ra Prabidhi" and Public Service Announces (PSA)
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SMS Training Organized

National Citrus Research Program (NCRP), Paripatle, Dhankuta, organized two days Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) training of Citrus Crops at NCRP on 13-14 March 2015 . links sms training detail

1st Pig and Pork Festival and 2nd National Workshop held

A three-days exhibition during 15-17 January, 2014 on Pig and Pork Festival was held at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, Nepal was jointly organized by Pig Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal; Ministry of Agriculture Development, Department of Livestock Services; PACT; Nepal Agricultural Research Council; CEAPRED, SAMARTH, Agro-Enterprise Center, UK Aid and Michigan State University, USA.more

'SMS' Training on Ginger held at Ginger Research Programme (GRP)

Ginger Research Program, Kapurkot, Salyan organized three days Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) training on “Production, processing and value chain of ginger” at Ginger Research Program, Kapurkot, Salyan on 31st December 2014 to 2nd January 2015 (16-19th Poush, 2071). more

Agriculture Development Minister visited at Agricultural Research Station, Tarahara

Honourable Agriculture Development Minister/Chairman of Nepal Agriculture Research Council (NARC), Mr. Hari Prasad Parajuli visited Regional Agriculture Research Station, Tarahara on 23rd December 2014 (8th Mansir 2071).. click for more

Agriculture Research Station, Rajikot visit of Agriculture Development Minister

Honourable Agriculture Development Minister Mr. Hari Prasad Parajuli visited Agriculture Research Station (Horticulture), Rajikot, Jumla on 8th November 2014 (22 Kartik 2071). .click for details

Regional Level Interaction Workshop held
Communication, Publication and Documentation (CPDD/NARC) organized one day interaction workshop at Regional Agriculture Directorate, Surkhet, District on 15th October 2014 (29th of Aswin, 2071). click to details
Prime Minister visited NARC exhibition stall

A two-days exhibition on Science and Technology Exhibition was held at National Science Museum, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal . more

Control of Parthenium weeds using Mexican beetles found in Nepal

Parthenium hysterophorus L. is a noxious weed commonly called carrot weeds and become worst weed of urban and rural areas of Nepal. It is considered one of the world’s most invasive weed. click for details

Coffee Research Programme Established

Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) established Coffee Research Programme at Bhandaradanda, Baletaxar VDC of Gulmi District, Nepal.more

Agriculture Minister Visited NARC

Honourable Minister for Agriculture development Mr. Hari Prasad Parajuli visited NARC main administrative office at Singhdurbar Plaza on March 17, 2014 (3 Chaitra, 2070).more

New Hybrid Maize Developed

Recently Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has developed and released a new hybrid maize variety "Rampur Hybrid-2", which was developed by crossing of RML-4 (CA00326) and NML-2 (CML-430). more


   The Minister

Mr. Haribol Gajurel.
Hon'ble Minister
Ministry of Agriculture Development
Chairman, NARC



Executive Director
Dr. Y.R. Pandey
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