भाकृअनुप - केंद्रीय रोपण फसल अनुसंधान संस्थान
ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
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Social Science

Head : Dr. Ponnusamy K

  •  Agricultural extension
  •  Agricultural economics
  •  Agricultural statistics

Social Sciences Division formulates and undertakes research projects pertaining to various aspects of technology generation, transfer, utilization and impact in mandate crops; policy interventions in agriculture, and refinement of statistical methods in plantation crops research. The division has evolved newer strategies and approaches to cater the farmers, start-up entrepreneurs and policy-making bodies. Furthermore, societal outreach by delivering technologies at farmer's doorstep through Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav is well attempted.


Research activities

  1. Area wide community level participatory technology transfer models
  2. Refined data generation techniques, analytical tools and knowledge management system
  3. Innovation system analysis and policy research on mandate crops
  4. Custom-tailored information technology package
  5. ICT and AI applications for technology generation and transfer of technology
  6. Entrepreneurship development and technology commercialization
  7. Technological interventions in socially and geographically backward communities