Last Updated:23rd June,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.
During the year, XIV Institute Research Council (IRC) meeting for the year 2021 was conducted under the chairmanship of Dr. B.A. Jerard, Director (A) from 26th to 28th April, 2021 for Institute funded project through video conferencing wherein a total of 38 projects were presented by the scientists, of which 08 were closed and 30 recommended to be continued. A total of 04 new projects and 03 technologies were also recommended by the house. Later, the midterm review meeting for Institutefunded projects was held during 27th to 29th September, 2021 under the Chairmanship of Eaknath B. Chakurkar, Director, ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair. A total of 34 ongoing projects andone new project was discussed aneviewed during the meeting.
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 refirnement of publication of research articles, presentation of research papers in the conference/seminar, presentation of latest scieniftic research and development by the scientists.
During the year, facilitated signing of MoUs with Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, Kerala Agricultural University & Tamil Nadu University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences.
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
A number of infrastructure development works and maintenance works have been executed by this Section. Arch Structure and shade net house were made for planting woody pepper under DBT woody pepper project. dragon fruit demonstration unit was constructed at Beodnabad and Collinpur under NABARD funded project. As per the requirement of Fire Department, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, the building plan of Central Laboratory building was awn for fire safety audit and installing fire safety equipments. The rooms / labs of the Institute buildings were sequentially numbered for easy identification of rooms of each Institute building.
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