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भारत को एक समृद्ध आर्किड विरासत के रूप में माना जाता है और दुनिया में जंगली ऑर्किड के एक महत्वपूर्ण उत्पादक के रूप में मान्यता प्राप्त है। यह अनुमान है कि भारत में ऑर्किड की लगभग 1300 प्रजातियां पाई जाती हैं, जो हिमालय के साथ लगभग 10% दुनिया के ऑर्किड वनस्पतियों का मुख्य आवास है। अधिक पढ़ें..

Institutional Projects

  • Conservation, characterization and sustainable use of diversity in orchids
  • Genetic improvement of orchids for yield, quality and resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses.
  • Development and refinement of production and protection technologies for improved of productivity, marketing and utilization of orchids.
  • Improvement of knowledge and skill of stakeholders for improving production of orchids.


External funded Projects 

  • DUS Testing on Orchids (PPV&FRA).
  • Assessment of chemical and genetic divergence of some fragrant orchids of north-east India for sustainable improvement of community livelihood (DBT-TWIN Project-IIT, Kharagpur).
  • National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS, MoEF & CC, GOI) – Conservation, longterm ecological monitoring, GIS, DBMS, natural resources accounting methods and chemical profiling.
  • Inventorization of Gama irradiation technology for orchid varietal improvement (DAE, BARC, GOI).


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Dikling Road, P.O. Pakyong, 
Sikkim - 737106, 
Tele: 03592-267031(O), 
Fax No 03592-267032 



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