The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), commonly known as the Pusa Institute, is India’s national Institute for agricultural research, education and extension.
- Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in Dhemaji district of Assam is the third IARI established in the country.
- It aims to promote agri-education and realise second green revolution in the north eastern region.
- The first IARI was set up in the national capital way back in 1967. The work to set up an IARI in Ranchi (Jharkhand) has started.
- IARI- Assam will be an off-campus of IARI, New Delhi, and undertake integrated multi-disciplinary research through Schools of Crop Sciences, Natural Resource Management, and Animal Sciences and Fisheries.