ICAR:- INDIAN COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is a self-governing body in charge of co-ordinating farming instruction and research in India. The Union Minister of Agriculture fills in as its president. It is the biggest system of agrarian research and training establishments on the planet.
The Committee to Advise on Renovation and Rejuvenation of Higher Education (Yashpal Committee, 2009) has prescribed setting up of a protected body — the National Commission for Higher Education and Research — which would be a bound together incomparable body to direct all parts of advanced education including farming education. Presently, control of horticultural instruction is the command of ICAR, Veterinary Council of India (Veterinary sub-order) and Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (Forestry sub-discipline). The UPA government has included Yashpal Committee suggestions in its ‘100 days agenda’.