The Institute has been widely recognized as the seat of the green Revolution in the country. The increased food production through the application of the improved technologies has been the corner stone of India's food security and overall agricultural success. The contributions of the different schools and their divisions to the growth and development of the institute can be gauged by the technological leads, innovations, services, consultancies ready-to-use kits, research collaborations with foreign agencies, awards and honours conferred, national and international recognition received, patents awarded etc. The Institute has made impressive contributions in all these parameters.