Welcome to Department of Agricultural Research and Education
The Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) coordinates and promotes agricultural research & education in the country. 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 100 ICAR institutes and 71 agricultural universities spread across the country this is one of the largest national agricultural research systems in the world.
Shri Radha Mohan Singh took over the charge of Union Minister of Agriculture on 28th May 2014.
Agriculture Minister Addresses G-20 Agriculture Ministers Meet
8th May, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey
Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture Minister today addressed the G-20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting at Istanbul, Turkey. Addressing the meet Shri Singh said that there is need to direct itself more towards the accountability and monitoring of the ongoing initiatives rather adding more. Minister emphasized the need of research in agriculture sector to enhance the production and productivity which also address to contain the price volatility. Minister also focused on the various issues like food security, price volatility, reducing food waste and losses.
Shri Singh apprised of the initiatives of the Government for the benefit of the farmers.