IARI has contributed in the development of country's human resources by generating world class agricultural scientists who have revolutionized the face of agriculture. It has four world food prize winners into its legacy namely Dr. M S Swaminathan, Dr. S.K.Vasal, Dr. Sanjay Rajaram, Dr. Rattan Lal. IARI is proud to have 12 Padma Awardees as its ex-students and faculty. The Institute has NAAC A+ rating given by UGC and was ranked 23 as per MHRD NIRF ranking (2017) which was 1st position in Agricultural Universities.
Eleven IARI Alumni were conferred with the Padma Awards of the Government of India for their outstanding contributions in the area of agriculture. Four IARI Alumni have served/serving as Director-General, ICAR. More than 25 IARI Alumni have served as Vice Chancellor of SAUs, and CAUs. IARI also helped in curriculum development and establishment of Afghan National Agricultural Science and Technology University (ANASTU), Kandahar, Afghanistan and Advanced Center for Agriculture Research and Education (ACARE) at Yezin University, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Thus, IARI is emerging as a regional hub of agricultural research and education, and will be playing major role in human resource development for the developing countries from Africa and Asia.
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