Senior Research Fellow (M.Sc.) in Indian Institute of Rice Research - IIRR Recruitment
Senior Research Fellow (M.Sc.)
Senior Research Fellow Vacancy Last Date 08 January 2021 (Hyderabad, Telangana), Indian Institute of Rice Research recruits Senior Research Fellow Post. Candidates with M.Sc. qualification Degree can apply.
About Indian Institute of Rice Research:
Indian Institute of Rice Research, formerly All India coordinated Rice Improvement Project , was established by the Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in 1965 with its national headquarters at Hyderabad to organize and coordinate multi-location testing of genetic lines and technologies for crop production and protection generated across the country. The Project was elevated to Directorate of Rice Research in 1975 with an added mandate of research in the thrust areas of irrigated rice. The Directorate continues its multi-location All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Programmme (AICRIP) with active partnership of affiliated to State Agricultural Universities , State Department of Agriculture and other Research Institutes of . Besides, over 90 voluntary centers operate under AICRIP which also forms a part of the mandate of IIRR. In addition, IIRR initiates network projects of national importance and coordinates these activities. Since 1968, more than 990 rice varieties for various agroecological systems prevalent across the country have been released through multilocation testing, out of which 60 varieties have been developed by the Directorate. About 27% of these varieties are meant for irrigated area in medium and early duration group, 17% for rainfed shallow lands, 14% for rainfed uplands, 4.6% for irrigated areas in hills, 3.9% for irrigated mid-early, 3.7% for semi-deep water, 2.9% irrigated saline/alkaline soils, 2.6% for scented rice, 2% for deep water and rest for the other rice ecologies. The releases also include 59 rice hybrids. Of the varieties released under AICRIP, 19 are being cultivated in 25 other rice growing countries worldwide. Welfare of the present and future generations to Indian rice farmers and consumers by ensuring food and nutritional security.
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