The Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bereilly, opened a center after taking charge of "Bull Rearing Farm", Makhdoom, Mathura from Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Uttar Pradesh State in Dec. 1976. Subsequently, on 12th July 1979, it was given status of 'National Goat Research Center'. During 1981, the Center was awarded national status by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi and was named as 'Central Institute for Research on Goats'. The institute is located at the bank of river Yamuna, near Farah (27.10 o N, 78.02 o E and 169.2 m above MSL), on National Highway No. 2 which is, approx. 165 Kms away from Delhi on Delhi-Agra road. Farah town is 22 Kms from Mathura and 32 Kms from Agra on the Highway. Agra and Mathura are well connected with rail and road. From Delhi, it's two hours journey to Mathura by train. Agra is also connected through air. The area of the Institute is approx. 302 hectares.
Creation of knowlege base in goat husbandry is part of institute mandate. Our mission is to educate people in advance technologies on goat husbandry for employment generation and sustainable livelihood". Training facilities at the Institute are of class, faculty is highly educated and experienced. The Institute organise National and International training programmes of various kinds. For farmers it is a regular activity, for others it is being organised on commercial lines and on request lications are invited from willing goat farmers for 43rd training programme on Commercial Goat Farming scheduled to be held in the month of July 13-22, 2010. Kindly send your application form to the Director, CIRG or contact help line (0565-2763320). The registration fee for training programme is Rs. 2000.00 (Two thousand only). Lodging and boarding charges will be extra (between Rs 100-200 per day depending upon type of accomodation). All the participents will be provided with suitable accommodation inside the Institute
Makhdoom, P.O. Farah,
Dist. Mathura. 281 122
(R), Fax. 2763246
Central Institute for Research on Goats offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
List of facilities available at Central Institute for Research on Goats for students.