Last Updated:04th August,2022  

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Hindi Cell
For the successful implementation of the official language policy and the target fixed in the annual programme, efforts were made for doing maximum work in official language.
PME Cell
PME Cell is involved in compilation and submission of various reports viz. Institute Annual Report, DARE/ICAR Report, 12 points reports, cabinet monthly report, newsletter, ARMS, replies to parliamentary question, SFC of the institute, annual plan of the institute etc. Besides, the cell is also conducting Institute Research Council meeting, PMEC meeting, Institute Germplasm Identification Committee meeting, Award screening committee meeting, Publication Review Committee meeting etc. The PME cell also maintains repository of RPFs/RPPs of the Institute funded projects along with the annual reports.
Study circle has been started under the Chairmanship of Director, ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair with a main objective to discuss various scientific issues such as discussion and refinement of publication of research articles, presentation of research papers in the conference/seminar, presentation of latest scientific research and development by the scientists.
Functions of PME Cell
To coordinate and synthesize the recommendations of QRT, RAC, IRC, Visiondocuments of institute and ICAR to recommend research priorities of the institutionfor shortlisting priority researchable problems across crop(s)/divisions/programmes,commodity/livestock etc. at institution level. (Priority setting).
Annual updating and presenting the report to the Director of the institution forassigning research projects.
To coordinate and arrange for annual monitoring of each on-going project andevaluation of completed projects through internal and external experts.
To coordinate and arrange of technology validation and/or impact assessment ofsuccessful technology claimed by scientist(s) through internal and external experts.
Regularly sensitizing and capacity building of research managers and scientiststhrough trainingprogrammes.
Maintaining database on all publications, technologies developed, IPRs,consultancies, projects undertaken in the past 10 years and on-going projects.
Preparation of reply of all parliamentary questions raised by Ministries.
In charge: Dr. Jai Sunder, Pr Scientist,
ITMU Cell through ITMC shortlisted technologies/varieties having potential for commercialisation such as CIARI Dhan varieties: 5, 6&7, CIARI HansGreens, CIARI Bio Consortia, CIARI Gropro, and CIARI Micro.Technology on “Preparation of calcium alginate (phyco-colloid) from brown seaweed’’ has been applied for patent and the first examination report for the patent application on “Novel composition for herbal acaricide and its process thereof” was responded through required documents. Two technologies were commercizlized viz. Dweep HanGreens to Shri. Nishant Naskar, Swaraj Dweep, South Andaman and Dweep Micro to M/s. EID Parry (Ind.) Ltd, Nanjai Pugalur, Tamil Nadu.The technology on Trimodel Therapy to Treat Humpsore in Cattle was named as ‘Dweep- GauMaa Rakshak’’and its detailed information was sent to the Animal Science SMD for wider circulation among institutes and KVKs. Four technologies such as Dweep Vertical structure for Mud Crab Fattening, Dweep vertical farming, Dweep larval rearing methodology for fresh water fancy guppy fish and Dweep tickure were finalised through series of ITMC meetings for further commercialisation. View More in ITMU website.
Agriculture Knowledge Management Unit (AKMU) is committed to promote ICT driven technology and information dissemination system for quick and cost-effective delivery of information to all the stockholders in agriculture and allied sector. The unit focus on strengthening computing facilities at the institute level. The unit is looking after Local Area Network (LAN) connected with 120 nodes with 120 computers spread across the divisions and sections using optical fiber and CAT 6 cable. Dedicated 20 Mbps leased line link has been established to share it further on the institute Local Area Network for smooth functioning of day to day task like e-office, ERP and other online portals. The entire Institute campus is also Wi-Fi enabled with high speed internet connection to allow the staff to access the internet connection and these facilities are extended to library, conference rooms and other common area. AKMU is delivering and showcasing technologies, policies and other activities through institute website ( and other social media: FacebookTwitter and Youtube.
Provides E-mail and Internet facilities to the users
Provides WiFi connectivity with the entire campus
Development and Updating of Website (
Maintenance of Local Area network
Procure, integrate and install various IT component and Software
Conduct ASRB Online Examination with having 20 Desktop
Manage Audio / Video presentations at Conference Hall, Auditorium and Director's Committee Room
System admin for e-office and ERP
System admin for e-office and ERP
Estate Section
Creation of infrastructures such as polyhouse, green house, shade net house, goat shed, cattle shed, poultry shed, etc. for over all development and research activities of the Institute.
Creating water harvesting structures such as ponds, wells, check dam, roof water harvesting, etc. for irrigation and laboratory use.
Operation of pumps and filter units installed near pond behind engineering building for water distribution to the non-residential buildings.
Electrical repair and maintenance of residential and non-residential buildings.
Repair and maintenance of pipelines, plumbing and sanitary installations of residential and non-residential buildings
Water distribution to residential and non-residential buildings from ICAR-CIARI main tank at Rajaji Nagar, Garacharma.
Repair and maintenance of buildings, roads, boundary wall, etc.
Operation, repair and maintenance of stand by D.G. sets (180/250/320 KVA).
Repair and maintenance of Air conditioners, RO plants, water purifiers, etc.
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