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'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). Executive Director NARC, Dr. Tek Bahadur Gurung, Regional Director, RARS, Tarahara Mr. Bedanand Chaudhary received and welcomed the honorable minister. click for more

बंगुर महोत्सव सम्बन्धि सूचना

मिति २०७१ माघ १ देखि ३ गतेसम्म भृकुटीमण्डप, काठमाडौंमा बंगुरपालन ब्यबसाय संबन्धि दोस्रो राष्ट्रिय कार्यशाला गोष्ठी तथा बंगुर महोत्सव आयोजना हुन गैरहेको हुनाले सम्पूर्ण बंगुरपालक कृषक, ब्यबसायी, संबन्धित सरोकारवालाहरु, उपभोक्ता लगायत सर्वसाधारणहरुमा उक्त महोत्सवमा सहभागी भइ लाभान्वित हुनको लागि हार्दिक अनुरोध गरिन्छ .
कार्यक्रम: बंगुर खाद्य महोत्सव: २०७१ माघ १-३,
पोस्टर प्रदर्शन: २०७१ माघ १-३,
सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रम २०७१ माघ १-३,
राष्ट्रिय कार्यशाला गोष्ठी, २०७१ माघ २ गते

बंगुर ब्यबसायी संघ नेपाल
नेपाल सरकार, कृषि बिकाश मन्त्रालय, पशु सेवा बिभाग
ब्यबसायिक कृषि तथा व्यापार आयोजना
नेपाल कृषि अनुसन्धान परिषद्
सिप्रेड, सामर्थ, कृषिउद्यम केन्द्र
युके एड, मिचिगन स्टेट युनिभर्सिटी

First Announcement

It is our immense pleasure to announce that Soil Science Division is planning to organize “NATIONAL SOIL FERTILITY RESEARCH WORKSHOP” on 24-25 March, 2015 (Chaitra 10-11) as a part of the celebration of International Year of the Soil, 2015.
For registration, presentation, and related information concerning the overall workshop activities please communicate to Soil Science Division (01-5521149, 01-5523161) or contact matobigyan@gmail.com; ssd@narc.gov.np
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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). Executive director Dr. Tek Bahadur Gurung welcomed the Honourable minister. Admin Director from NARC head office, MARI Director from MARI Guthichaur,  Program coordinator from SGRP Guthichaur, station chief from ARS, Vijayanagar, officials from NARC head office, Regional Director from Regional Agriculture Development Office, Surkhet, Officials from HIMALI, High Value Agriculture Project, DADO and DLSO officials from Jumla and other stake holders participated the visit.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). Several local journalists, Officiating Regional Director Mr Krishna Bahadur Basnet, Distinct Agriculture Development Officials, Surkhet, CPDD Chief Mr. Ram Bahadur Bhujel, Chief of Agriculture Research Station, Dasarathpur, Surkhet Dr. Tara Bahadur Ghimire, Senior Scientist Mr. Manoj Kumar Thakur, Scientists, Technicians and leader farmers of concerning sites of Agriculture Research Station, Dasarathpur, Surkhet participated in the workshop. 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 organized by Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment on 17-18 September 2014 (1-2 Ashwin 2071).Rt. Honourable Prime Minister, Mr. Sushil Koirala inaugurated the exhibition by switching on  the electronic display monitor. more

AgLEARN workshop held at Nepalgunj

National Training, Progress Review and Planning Workshop of AgLEARN/USAID/RDMA project was organized in Siddharth View hotel in Nepalgunj on 22-23 August 2014 (2071/05/06-2071/05/07). It was jointly organized by Seed Science Technology Division (SSTD), Khumaltar, Lalitpur and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. SSTD Chief Dr. HK Upreti welcomed the participants and DR. RC Bhujel, Project Coordinator from AIT, Thailand highlighted on objectives and achievements of the project of first year. click for details

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. Contact with this plant causes dermatitis and respiratory malfunction in humans, dermatitis in cattle and domestic animals, due to the presence of toxin parthenin. This foreign weed is increasingly becoming a problem in road sides, protected forest, pasture and fallow land in Nepal. click for details

3rd Trimester and Annual Progress Review Meeting of F.Y. 2070/71 held at RARS, Khajura, Banke

The third trimester and annual progress review meeting of fiscal year 2070/71 was held at RARS, Khajura on August 8, 2014 (Shrawan 23, 2071). The programme was jointly organized by regional agricultural research station (RARS), Banke and RARS, Doti. The Director, Dr. Yajna Gajadhar Khadka, Crop and Horticultural Research, NARC, and Joint – Secretary, Mr. Ram Prasad Pulami, Ministry of Agricultural Development jointly inaugurated the programme watering a flower pot. The inauguration session was chaired by The Regional Director, Dr. Ishwori Prasad Gautam, RARS, Banke. more

11th National Rice Day-2071 Celebrated

Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) organized one day rice transplanting ceremony on Asar 15, 2071 to observe 11th National Rice Day-2071 at Agronomy Division, Khumaltar, Lalitpur  "Modernize rice farming, reducing food importing" with the slogan of National Rice Day -2071. Honourable Minister of Agriculture Development Mr. Hari Prasad Parajuli was the special guest of the ceremony. click for details

23rd NARC Commemoration Day Celebrated

Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) celebrated its 23rd  Anniversary at NARI Premise, Khumaltar, Lalitpur on May 8, 2014 (Baisakh 25, 2071).The Chief Guest Honourable Minister for Agriculture Development Mr Hari Prasad Parajuli, inaugurated the special function by lightening the Panas. click for detail
click for video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nq8QsfQmdGI

Coffee Research Programme Established

Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) established Coffee Research Programme at Bhandaradanda, Baletaxar VDC of Gulmi District, Nepal. It is a 1st Center for the Coffee Research in Nepal. Chief Secretary of Nepal Government Mr. Lilamani Paudel was the Chief Guest for the Coffee Research Programme opening ceremony.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. Hari Prasad Parajuli.
Hon'ble Minister
Ministry of Agricultur Development
Chairman, NARC



Executive Director
Dr. Tek Bahadur Gurung
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