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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

National Workshop Organized

A one-day national workshop on "The role of communication in transfer of agricultural technologies" was organized by Communication, Publication and Documentation Division (CPDD), Khumaltar, Lalitpur on 11th of Asar, 2071 (25 June 2014). Chief Guest Dr. Dil Bahadur Gurung, Executive Director of Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) inaugurated the workshop by lighting the Panas. click for details

Interaction Workshop Organized

Communication, Publication and Documentation Division (CPDD) of Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) organized one day workshop for the farmers at Hill Crop Research Programme (HCRP), Kabre, Dolakha District in 6th of Asadh, 2071 (20 June 2014). click for details

RATWG Workshop held at RARS, Lumle

One-day workshop of Regional Agriculture Technical Working Group (RATWG) was held at Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Lumle on 19th Jestha, 2071 (2 June, 2014). The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Yajna Gajadhar Khadka, Director Crops and Horticulture of the Nepal Agricultural Research Council by releasing the Green Lace Wing (Chrysoperla Carnea). 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

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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

Hon.Agriculture Development Minister Visited RARS, Khajura

Minister of Agricultural Development (MoAD), Mr. Hari Prasad Parajuli has visited Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Khajura, Banke on 28th March, 2014 (i.e. Chaitra 14, 2070 B.S.).  During his visit Mr. Ram Bahadur Khadka, Scientist (S-1) gave presentation on the activities, achievements, challenges and opportunities of RARS,Khajura. The honourable minister, Mr. Parajuli gave keen interest on the presentation of RARS, Khajura.more

Nomination as member of Academic Assembly NAST

Dr Dil Bahadur Gurung, Exective Direxctor of Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has been nominated as member of Academic Assembly of Nepal Academy for Science and Technology (NAST) from Kartik 26, 2069.

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. Dil Bahadur Gurung
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