Agricultural Institutions & their Year of Establishment

Agricultural Institutions of Kerala & Established Year
This post lists various agricultural research and development (R&D) institutions of Kerala and the year in which they were established.

Agricultural Institutions & their Year of Establishment

InstitutionYear of Establishment
Agronomic Research Station1972
Aromatic & Medicinal Plants Research Station (AMPRS)*1951
Banana Research Station1958
Cardamom Research Station (CRS)1956
Cashew Research Station1963
Central Coconut Research Station (CCRS)1948
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI)1947
Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT)1957
Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI)1970
Central Soil Analytical Lab1978
Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI)1963
Centre for Water Resources Development & Management
Coconut Research Centre1916
Coir Board1953
Farm Information Bureau (FIB)1969
Forestry College1986
Indian Institute of Spices Research1975
Indo- Norwegian Project1952
Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP)2005
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute1979
Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation Limited (KAMCO)1973
Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI)1975
Kerala Livestock Development Corporation1976
Kerala State Horticultural Products Development Corporation1989
National Centre for Earth Science Studies (NCESS)1978
National Seed Corporation Ltd. (NSC)1963
Palm Oil India Ltd1977
Pepper Research Station (PRS)1952
Pineapple Research Station, Vazhakulam1995
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology2002
Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS)1946
Regional Coffee Research Station (RCRS)1977
Regional Rubber Research Institute of India1955
Rubber Board1947
Sugarcane Breeding Institute1961
Sugarcane Research Station1975
Sugandha Bhavan1987
Tissue Culture Research Centre ( (TBGC of RARS)1927

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*AMPRS – Former name 'Lemongrass Research Station.'