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NHRDF Centres

The NHRDF has created many infrastructural facilities to carry out R&D activities in the field and laboratory on all aspects of different export-oriented horticultural crops. The NHRDF established research stations and extension centres in different states of the country. Presently, it has 5 Regional Research Stations (RRSs) and 18 Extension Centres (ECs) spread all over the country. It has also established one Krishi Vigyan Kendra at Ujwa in New Delhi to cater to the need of the farmers of Delhi state.

The NHRDF has well-developed research farm along with requisite buildings etc. at its Regional Research Stations, viz. 8.0 hectare land at Karnal (Haryana), 17.0 hectare at Sinnar, Nashik and 7.50 hectare in Chitegaon at its Head Office, Nashik (Maharashtra), 4.0 hectare at Kombai Dindigul (Tamil Nadu) and 15.0 hectare at Ujwa, New Delhi. Apart from the research stations, it has established one Post-Harvest Research Complex (PHRC) at Lasalgaon, Nashik (Maharashtra). The seed processing plants are established at Lasalgaon (Maharashtra), Rajkot (Gujarat), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Karnal (Haryana) and Deoria (Uttar Pradesh). The seed stores with controlled temperature and humidity facilities are also established at Lasalgaon and Chitegaon in Nashik district of Maharashtra; Janakpuri in New Delhi; Rajkot in Gujarat; Karnal in Haryana; Indore in Madhya Pradesh and Deoria in Uttar Pradesh. These are used for storage of vegetable seeds, including onion seeds produced by NHRDF under its developmental programmes. Six polyhouses of 2000 sq. meter each are constructed at Karnal (two nos.), Ujwa, New Delhi (one no.), Chitegaon (one no.) and Sinnar (two nos.) farms.

The NHRDF centers located in different states of India are depicted in map for carrying out the developmental, seed production and distribution activities.

Map showing NHRDF centre’s in India



In order to fulfil the objectives, the NHRDF has established research stations and extension centres in almost all onion growing parts of the country (Click to see List of our Centres).