The Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) was established in the Ministry of Agriculture in December, 1973.
The Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) coordinates and promotes agricultural research & education in the country. It has the following two autonomous bodies under its administrative control:
- Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
- Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal
DARE provides the necessary government linkages for the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the premier research organisation for co-ordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country. With over 97 ICAR institutes, 53 agricultural universities, 6 Bureaux, 18 National Research Centres, 25 Project Directorates, and 89 All India Coordinated Research Projects spread across the country this is one of the largest national agricultural research systems in the world.
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Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India