ICAR - Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow
The ICAR - Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR), Lucknow was established in 1952 by the erstwhile Indian Central Sugarcane Committee for conducting researches on fundamental and applied aspects of sugarcane culture as well as to co-ordinate the research work done in this crop in different States of the country. The Government of India took over the Institute from the Indian Central Sugarcane Committee on 1st January, 1954. On April 1, 1969, it was transferred to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi alongwith other central agricultural. The Institute is located in Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh.
Location & Climate : The Institute is situated 4.8 km from Lucknow Railway Station (Charbagh), 8 km from Alambagh Bus Station, and 12 km from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow at Rai Bareli Road (26.56oN and 80.52oE) at 111 m above mean sea level. Distance from New Delhi is about 500 km and well connected to all major cities of the country. The climate of the location is subtropical semi-arid. The average rainfall during last five years has been around 880mm and rainy season in primarily unimodal (nearly 80-85% of precipitation received during monsoon).
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