Training / Extension Activities

  • The Division has been playing an important role in human resource development.
  • The ICAR Centre for Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT) in Biochemistry has been functioning in the Division since 1995 is the only such centre for NARS.
  • The main objectives of CAFT are:
    1. To bring excellence in Post Graduate education in Plant Biochemistry
    2. To organize training programmes for improving competence of faculty from NARS in new and emerging areas.
    3. To provide leadership at national level in course curriculum design and development of instructional material.
  • Over 400 scientists/faculty from ICAR institutes and SAUs have got benefited till now. Laboratory manuals have been prepared and distributed to trainees in each of the training program.