Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre (ADRTC) - Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre (ADRTC) was established in 1972 with an objective to provide continuous policy feedback to the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, and hence adheres largely to the research agenda of the Ministry of Agriculture, Govt of India. However, keeping in view the commitments of the Institute and the broader vision, the faculty of ADRT Centre have been able to focus on several issues in agricultural development at the State and country levels. The Centre participated in the Mega Study on Farmers at the Millennium, conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India as one of the Coordinators. At the State level the Centre has participated in formulating the Agricultural Policy of Karnataka and prepared the Report of the WTO Cell and on Farmers’ Suicides in Karnataka.
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