National Research Center for Women in Agriculture




National Research Center for Women in Agriculture in Bhubaneswar was founded in the month of April in 1996 by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research at Bhubaneswar.

The sub-center of National Research Center for Women in Agriculture of Bhubaneswar was established in the campus of Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering in Madhya Pradesh in the same year during VIII Five Year Plan.

National Research Center for Women in Agriculture in Bhubaneswar became operational from 1998.

National Research Center for Women in Agriculture in Bhubaneswar conducts research in agriculture, highlighting on the following:
  • Recognition of gender issues
  • Mainstreaming of gender for economic empowerment of farm women
  • Mainstreaming the technical empowerment of farm women
Bhubaneswar National Research Center for Women in Agriculture organizes programmes in villages to generate awareness among farmer families from time to time. The Bhubaneswar National Research Center for Women in Agriculture offer consultancy services for the following:
  • Development of project proposals for funding agencies
  • Development of gender issues training modules
  • Strategies for women authorization
  • Boosting up the family food security
  • Gender analysis and mainstreaming
The main objective of Bhubaneswar National Research Center for Women in Agriculture are as follows:
  • Create a database on both the roles of men and women in producing crops and in the development of agriculture that will have effect on the technologies, programmes and policies
  • Test the aptness of farm technologies and programmes and policies in terms of gender sensitivity.
  • Suggest desirable upgradation and development of plodding.
  • Cut down options for minifying the workload and altering the ratio of women and gender sensitive modules and so on.



    Last Updated on 27 July 2012