ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research is the only institute exclusively devoted to oil palm research in India. It serves as a lead centre for conducting and coordinating the research on all aspects of oil palm including germplasm conservation, improvement, production, protection, post harvest technology and transfer of technology. The institute organizes both national and international training programmes on various aspects of oil palm.
Broad of Training areas
Training programmes are conducted at regular intervals to officials of State Department of Agriculture / Horticulture, entrepreneurs, scientists of SAU's, KVK's, ICAR Institutes and other line departments.
Courses offered to officials are as follows :
Courses offered to farmers are as follows :
The training programmes comprises of theory and practical sessions which include demonstrations, field trips, visit to processing unit etc.
Well experienced, reputed scientific faculty specialized in the disciplines of Agronomy, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, ... In addition, the resource persons/experts in various oilseed crops are being invited regularly from AICRP centers, Project Coordinators and Directorates of Research on groundnut, soybean and rapeseed-mustard. The resource persons from ICRISAT , ICAR institutes, SAU’s, NSC, DOD etc., are also invited based on the subject matter and specialization.
Well-equipped with latest audio-visual aids, public address system, well equipped library, museum, computer and internet facilities besides three research farms