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Indian Grain Storage Management and Research Institute

Indian Grain Storage Management and Research Institute (IGMRI) Formally, Grain Storage Research and Training Centre which was established at Hapur in 1958 and later renamed as Indian Grain Storage Institute in order to provide a holistic expanse to the training curriculum and the activities of the Institute, with two field stations at Ludhiana and Hyderabad with financial assistance from the UNDP during 1968-73. It has been renamed "Indian Grain Storage Management and Research Institute” in 1996. The Indian Grain Storage Management and Research Institute (IGMRI), Hapur and its two field stations located at Hyderabad and Ludhiana conduct applied Research & Development activities on various aspects of post harvest management of food grains. Besides, the quality of food grain is monitored by analyzing samples for physical parameters, pesticide residue and mycotoxin contamination at the latest equipped laboratories at the IGMRI Hapur. A code of practices for Scientific Storage of food grains has also been developed. IGMRI and its field stations are also organize long term and short-term training programs on scientific storage and inspection of food grains for the officers/personnel's from various organizations viz. FCI, CWC, SWCs, Civil Supplies Corporations etc, and persons engaged in pest control operations. Various awareness programs for State Government Officers and farmers sponsored by Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA) are also conducted at IGMRI. With a view to enthuse professional attitude/management in training and to develop IGMRI Hapur a centre of excellence for the purpose of training in the field of Post Harvest Management of food grains, an MOU has been signed between CWC and the Department of Food & Public Distribution in 2012. The Laboratory at IGMRI Hapur is NABL Accreditation Laboratory as per ISO/IEC 17025:2005 since year 2019. #E$tab_1

For more information, please visit IGMRI website