Cuttack is the former capital and second largest city of Odisha. It is also known as the Millennium City as well as the Silver City due to its history of 1000 years and famous silver filigree works. Due to the presence of High court, people call it as Jurdicial capital of Odisha. This city is also the commercial capital of Odisha due to the massive numbers of trading and business houses in and around the city. Cuttack is also famous for Durga puja, which is the most important festival of Odisha and West Bengal. The city is also the birthplace of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.The old and the most important part of the city is centred on a strip of land between the Kathajodi River and the Mahanadi River. Cuttack along with Bhubaneswar are referred to as the Twin-Cities of Odisha. Government of India listing cuttack as a Tier-II city . Above all, the city has a nick name of Baban Bazaar, Tepan Galee and i.e. 52 markets and 53 streets. it is due to the presence of a maze of streets, lanes and by-lanes . Welcome to the city for Agri Vision-2021.
ICAR-National Rice Research Institute (NRRI) was established in April 1946 (Previously known as Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI)) which transferred under the administrative control of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in 1966. NRRI is one of the institutes of ICAR under Crop Science Division. The Institute has two research stations, one at Hazaribag, Jharkhand for carrying out rice research on rainfed upland ecologies and the other at Gerua, Assam for carrying out rice research on flood prone rainfed lowland ecologies. Two Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) also function under the administrative control of CRRI. The KVKs are located at Santhapur, Cuttack, Odisha and Jainagar, Koderma, Jharkhand.
ICAR-NRRI is located at Cuttack in the state of Odisha (20.5 Degree North, 86 Degree East) and has an elevation of 23.5 m above mean sea level (MSL). The Institute is located on the Cuttack-Paradeep State highway, about 35Km away from the Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar and about 7 Km from the Cuttack Railway Station.
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