The Documentation Section is to collate and edit all reports prior to submission to Head Office,
deal with correspondences in relation to research reports, coordinate exhibitions, seminars, and
field visits within and outside the institute besides other duties the Director asked the Section to


The Institute’s library was established in 1980. Its main objective is to develop a strong
information service to support the institute’s research programmes and to meet the needs of the
scientific community. The Library’s collections are mainly on Agriculture with special
collections on Farming Systems Research. The book collections currently exceed 5900 volumes.
The Library gets donations from over 40 journals and subscribes to two daily newspapers and
one weekly newspaper. It also receives annual reports from CSIR institutes as well as other
organizations and institutions. The library stocks theses of Research Scientists, seminar and
conference papers, as well as journals of Scientists, which are stocked in their various box files
(except the theses, which are shelved).


Within our organization, the Communication Unit serves as the vital link between our mission and the world. This dynamic team plays a crucial role in crafting, disseminating, and amplifying our messages, ensuring that our voice reaches our target audience with clarity and impact.

The Communication Unit serves as the organization’s storyteller, skillfully weaving narratives that showcase our achievements, values, and initiatives. They understand the power of words, images, and multimedia in conveying our mission and engaging our stakeholders.

Through strategic communication planning, the unit aligns our messages with our organizational goals. They create compelling communication strategies that foster understanding, build trust, and promote collaboration among our team members and external partners.

In the digital age, the Communication Unit harnesses the potential of various platforms, including social media, websites, and newsletters, to effectively engage with our audience. They embrace emerging technologies and trends, constantly innovating to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving communication landscape.

Moreover, crisis communication is another essential aspect mastered by the unit. They act swiftly and decisively during challenging times, ensuring accurate and timely dissemination of information to address concerns and maintain transparency.

Internally, the Communication Unit fosters a culture of open communication and knowledge sharing. They keep our team members informed about organizational updates, achievements, and opportunities, creating a sense of unity and purpose.

Beyond being skilled communicators, the team is also proficient in media relations. They establish and nurture relationships with journalists, influencers, and media outlets, ensuring that our organization’s narrative receives the attention it deserves.

Additionally, the Communication Unit plays a key role in organizing events and campaigns that bring our stakeholders together. From conferences and webinars to public awareness campaigns, they orchestrate impactful initiatives that support our mission and drive positive change.

In essence, the Communication Unit acts as the organization’s megaphone, elevating our voice and vision to a wider audience. Their ability to convey our messages with clarity, creativity, and authenticity strengthens our brand and fosters lasting relationships with our stakeholders..