DARJEELING CAMPUS:

Darjeeling campus of this centre is located at the elevation of 2100m (MSL) in Darjeeling town. About 400 meter square protected area has been created for protected cultivation of Orchids and conservation of germplasm. A small laboratory is set-up with minimum facilities. Basic facilities have been created to carry out research. Over 160 species of Orchids have been collected and maintained at the campus. The collected species represent various genera e.g. Cymbidium, Coelogyne, Dendrobium, Eria, Calanthe, Paphiopedilum, Bulbophyllum etc. Characterization of some of the species has been completed. Work on lilium multiplication has been taken on pririty basis.