7th ICAR - IIRR Foundation day on December 18, 2021


ICAR - IIRR Celebrated 7th Foundation Day on December 18, 2021.

Foundation day Memorial Lecture #3 by Dr. T. R. Sharma, DDG(Crop Science), ICAR, New Delhi.

Padma Shri Dr. SVS Shastry Memorial Lecture#3 Bulletin

ICAR-IIRR celebrated World Soil Day on 5 December, 2021 at Rudraram village, Ranga Reddy District, Telangana


            World Soil Day was organised on 5th of December, 2021 by ICAR-IIRR at Rudraram village, Shabad mandal, Ranga Reddy District of Telangana. A team of scientists from ICAR-IIRR belonging to Soil Science, Agronomy, Plant Breeding, Entomology and Pathlogy along with village sarpanch and more than 50 rice farmers were participated in the programme. Soil Scientists of ICAR-IIRR delivered talks on importance of soil day and its theme of the year (Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity); highlighted the importance of soil health, primary and micro nutrient management, saline soil management, vermicompost preparation and straw management. Other subject scientists explained about newly released varieties with high Zn content and for pest and disease resistance; use of leaf colour chart (LCC) for urea economy; pest and disease management aspects etc. Soil samples brought by the farmers were analysed by rapid soil health testing kit and the soil health cards were generated on the spot and they were distributed to the farmers with proper guidelines on the fertiliser input management. Posters on soil sampling, saline soil management, compost preparation using straw, images of pest and diseases were displayed. 




Employment Corner : Walk-in/Virtual Interview Notification for Temporary Positions at IIRR

Filling up of the Technical posts on Inter-Institutional transfer basis at ICAR-IIRR

Research Associate / Senior Research Fellow / Junior Research Fellow / Technical Assistant / Young Professional I & II Notification   


Core Budget- Notification: 15

Post: Young Professional–I - IT(01 Position) Rs. 25000/-(fixed)

Essential Qualifications:

Graduates with at least 60% marks in Computer Applications / Information technology / Computer Science.


Knowledge and Experience in 

  • Web technologies HTML, CSS, BOOTSTRAP, Java Script.
  • Database Management MySQL, SQL Server, PostGRE, PostGIS.
  • Programming with .Net/Java/Python/R.
  • Conducting online meetings in ZOOM, Webex, GoogleMeet.
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Applications.
  • CMS based website development

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Core Budget- Notification: 14

PI: Dr. S. V. Sai Prasad

Post : Young Professional–I (01 Positions) Rs. 25000/-(fixed)

Essential Qualifications: 

  1. Graduate in relevant subject (B.Sc (BZC) / B.Sc(Ag)) or Diploma holders in relevant agricultural sciences from any recognized universities in India.
  2. A minimum of 1 Year experience in crop cultivation and agricultural practices 


Knowledge of computer skills & application.

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Online Training Programme on "Advanced Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis using R" (03-15 January 2022)

As part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, ICAR-IIRR has successfully completed the Online Training Programme on "Advanced Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis using R" during 03-15 January 2022. This online programme was organised by ICAR- Indian Institute of Rice Research in association with Society for Advancement of Rice Research, Hyderabad.

The training program was open for Working professionals in agricultural and allied sectors, Students/Research Scholars/Project staffs and for Society for Advancement of Rice Research Members (SARR). Totally 480 participants have registered across the country, 58% are students, 33 % are working professionals including Scientists, teaching faculty and private sector; 9 % of participants were SARR members.

The meticulously planned course content covered various topics through a series of six structured modules R software package, regression and multivariate analysis, design of experiments, statistical genetics and genomic data analysis, time series data analysis and other useful techniques.

A galaxy of expert resource persons identified from various ICAR institutes, SAUs and other organisations have delivered lectures coupled with hands-on experience in R software supported by day-to-day video sharing of the lectures helped the participants. Also, E Manual with lecture notes and R codes for various case studies were shared with the participants for practice sessions and future reference.

The training programme enhanced the skillsets of the participant group on various existing and advanced statistical techniques for data analysis with hands-on experience in R software.

Draft Proceeding for 56 Annual Rice Research Group Meeting - 2021