Central Potato Research Institute Campus,
Modipuram 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.
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