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ICAR-CPRI RS Modipuram Campus

Research and Development
ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute Regional Station, Modipuram Campus is the biggest Research Station of the Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla. It has three units, i.e. Modipuram, Machhri and Pabli.

At Modipuram main complex, potato research in various disciplines through 15 interdisciplinary programmes is carried out for Central-Indo Gangetic plains. The Machhri and Pabli units are used exclusively for seed production.

Besides research and seed production programme of potato, this Campus also serves as one of the centres of All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Potato. Wheat seed production is also carried out in the rotational areas for National Seeds Corporation Ltd.

Research work is being carried out by 16 scientists in six disciplines. They are supported by 39 technical and 25 supporting staff. Besides, there are 11 administrative personnel headed by two Assistant Administrative Officers.

A four storied building at Modipuram houses laboratories, library, museum and a small meeting hall. The laboratories are well equipped. The administrative block comprises of two single storey buildings which accommodate the office of the Joint Director and the administrative wing.

This list typically contains only production facilities related to the potato Industry, e.g. Potato Processing facilities

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