National Agricultural Technology Information Centre

Introduction

National Agricultural Technology Information Centre (NATIC) has been designated as a disciplinary unit in the Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) with its major responsibility of communicating NARC research activities and outputs to its manifold audience in the country and abroad through different media, and facilitating the researchers and planners with information to their interests. Public relation, publication, library/documentation, audio-visual production and exchange of information materials with national and international agriculture research and development centers are its major activities. NARC website (www.narc.gov.np) has been developed and being maintained NATIC. The NATIC is facilitated with Library, Exhibit Room and Conference Hall. International Agricultural databases on CD-ROM and internet search service to researchers have been provided in the Division. NATIC has different activities classified in three namely, Communication, Publication, and Library/Documentation. The major functions of the division are:

  • play the role of spokes-division with different institutions for NARC and publish press release
  • develop and maintained cordial relation with agricultural extension agencies like Agricultural Information Communication Center (AICC), Department of Agriculture (DOA), Department of Livestock Services (DLS), I/NGOs and community organisations for extension of research outputs.
  • make arrangement and moderate for workshops, seminars, conferences, talk programs
  • maintain display the news cuttings and photographs of important news/events related to agricultural sector
  • participate in national and international conference, seminar, meeting, workshop
  • establish linkages with print and electronic media of Nepal for publishing the NARC activities and achievements
  • entertain national and international visitors and introduce NARC activities and its achievements
  • disseminate the research output to the extension people and other clients
  • coordinate and help in audio-visual production for Nepal television
  • coordinate and publish NARC proceedings, annual reports, newsletter, booklet, pamphlet, brochure
  • develop and maintain printed and electronic agricultural library
  • develop and maintain web page www.narc.gov.np

Researchers/Expert

Contact Address

National Agricultural Technology Information Centre
Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal
Post Box: 3605, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977-1-5523041 Fax: 977-1-5521197
Email: cpdd@narc.gov.np
Website: www.narc.gov.np