The Coconut Research Station at Kasaragod in Kerala was initially established in 1916 by the then Government of Madras and subsequently it was taken over by the Indian Central Coconut Committee in 1948. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) was established in 1970 as one of the agricultural research institutes in the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
Inauguration of the new administrative building of Krishi Vigyan Kendra - Alappuzha district in Kerala was done by Shri K C Venugopal, Hon. Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Govt. of India on 22nd November, 2013 in the presence of Dr. S Prabhukumar, Zonal Project Director, Zone VIII, Bangalore, Dr. P V Balachandran, Director of Extension, KAU, Dr. George V Thomas, Director, CPCRI.
Central Plantation Crops Research Institute ( CPCRI ) has developed a simple farmer friendly technology to extract farm fresh, hygienic, ready to serve Kalparasa ( Neera).Read more