Transfer of Technology

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Inauguration of KIAAR new administrative building on 5th August 2022 August 05 , 2022

KIAAR new administrative building was inaugurated by Hon. MLA Shri Siddu Savadi , Shri. Samir Somaiya and Dr. Larry Walker. More than 100 farmers were present in the gathering to celebrate the 50 fruitful years of registration of KIAAR. Vice chancellor of SVU, Mumbai and UHS Bagalkot delivered the speech to utilize the services of KIAAR for the benefit of farmers. Hon. Siddu Savadi and CMD Shri.Samir Somaiya also addressed the gathering and presented their views on sugarcane cultivation and GBL-KIAAR participatory programmes for the betterment of farmers.

Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) 4th August, 2022 August 04 , 2022

The meeting was conducted to present the progress of research and future proposals for scientific advancements, collaborations along with other activities of KIAAR for transfer of new technologies to the farmers. All the members actively participated and suggested new ideas for improved crop productivity and sustainability. Development activities of KIAAR along with Budget work also discussed and approved for further implementation

Research Advisory Committee Meeting, held on 9 th June 2022 June 09 , 2022

The meeting was held to review the progress of research and formulate new research proposals to improve the productivity of sugarcane and restore the soil fertility. All the scientists presented the results of concluded experiments along with ongoing trails and new research proposals for suggestions and approval.

About Institute

The institute is registered under the Mysore Societies Registration Act of 1961, and is also recognized by the “Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi” as a Centre of Research in Agriculture.

KIAAR was established in the year 1971 that is one year before the Godavari Sugar Mills Ltd., was established. The institute was renamed as K. J. Somaiya Institute of Applied Agricultural Research (KIAAR), during the year 1999, in memory of the Founder of the Institute, Late Shri Padmabhushan Karamshibhai J. Somaiya.