|City||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India|
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|Affiliations / Important Links:||Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi |
Central Potato Research Institute CPRI, Shimla was established in the year 1935,
Potato research in India formally began on 1st April, 1935 with the opening of three breeding and seed production stations at Shimla, Kufri (both Shimla hills) and Bhowali (Kumaon hills), under the Imperial Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. In 1945, a scheme for the establishment of Central Potato Research Institute was drawn up under the guidance of the then Agriculture Advisor to the Government of India, Sir Herbert Steward and Sir Pheroz M. Kharegat, Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture. Dr. B. P. Pal, Dr. S. Ramanujam, Dr. Pushkarnath, and Dr. R.S. Vasudeva participated in the formulation of the scheme and in establishment of the institute.
Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI)
Contact No : 91-177-2625073
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Central Potato Research Institute CPRI, Shimla offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
List of facilities available at Central Potato Research Institute CPRI, Shimla for students.
Central Potato Research Institute CPRI, Shimla