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CSIR-NBRI Skill Development Programmes
CSIR-NBRI is a premier plant research centre, having a unique blend of expertise in classical and advanced plant sciences supported with state-of-art laboratories and infrastructures. Since its inception in 1953, CSIR-NBRI has been engaged in basic and applied botanical, horticultural and biotechnological research, providing S&T services in various sectors, spanning from plant resource identification, documentation, and conservation to bio-prospecting through development of new herbal, biotech, microbial and agri-horticultural technologies, products and services for industrial use and societal benefits. CSIR-NBRI has internationally accredited Herbarium and Botanic Garden, which serve as resource repositories for research, conservation, training and capacity building in botanical and allied disciplines. CSIR-NBRI is one of the NABL accredited laboratories in the area of herbal drug research. The institute has achieved several significant milestones in technology development in the domains of herbal health products, cosmaceuticals, microbial technologies and floral crafts in recent years.

Vision and Mission

Vision statement

Development of a cadre of employable skilled human resource in plant sciences for plant resource utilization.

Mission statement

To provide quality human resource at various levels and types of skills in the field of agriculture, horticulture, floriculture, aroma and herbal drugs and plant biotechnology sectors of Indian industry.

Aims & Objectives

The aims and objectives of the proposed programmes are

  • Developing employment oriented skill programmes in the core competency areas of CSIR-NBRI
  • Creating a pool of skilled human resource for catering the manpower needs of plant based industries, and promoting their inter-linkages.
  • Aligning the skill programmes with CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative, National Skill Development Council and Sectoral Councils to meet the national objectives.
  • Developing market/industry driven courses with emphasis on hands-on practical learning.
  • Ensuring transparent selection and evaluation processes for achieving societal  inclusiveness.
  • Coordinator of the CSIR-NBRI Skill Development Programmes
    Prof. S.K. Barik, Director   Email:director[at]nbri[dot]res[dot]in

    Nodal Officer
    Dr. S.K. Tewari, Chief Scientist  Email:sktewari[at]nbri[dot]res[dot]in Phone: 0522-2297961

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    S. No. Skill Development Programme Title Course Leader / Co-leader Course Schedule Course Details
    1 Bioinoculant Producer for Agricultural Application Dr. P.S. Chauhan / Dr. Suchi Srivastava 25th January, 2019 - 25th February, 2019 Click Here
    2 Modern Garden Technician Dr. Arvind Jain / Dr. R. S. Katiyar Next date to be announced soon Click Here
    3 Plant Tissue Culture Technician Dr. Pratibha Mishra / Dr. Manoj Kumar 12th November - 14th December, 2018 Click Here
    4 Quality Analysts for Herbal Industry Dr. Ch.V. Rao / Dr. Sharad Srivastava 22nd October - 22nd November, 2018 Click Here
    5 Phytochemicals Analysis Technician Dr. O.P. Siddhu / Dr. Alok Lehri 15th November - 21st December, 2018 Click Here
    6 Environmental Monitoring Technician Dr. Pankaj Srivastava / Dr. Vivek Pandey Next date to be announced soon Click Here
    7 Soil and Water Testing Lab Analyst Dr. Lal Bahadur / Dr. T. S. Rahi 27th November, 2018 - 2nd January, 2019 Click Here
    8 Technician for Molecular Biology Dr. Prabodh Trivedi / Dr. Samir Sawant Next date to be announced soon Click Here
    9 Bioinformatics Technician Dr. Sumit Bag / Dr. Mehar H. Asif 10th December, 2018 - 14th January, 2019 Click Here