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Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Jaipur

 Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute



Rajasthan  Agricultural  Research  Institute (RARI)  is  constituent  research  and  teaching  institute  of  Sri  Karan Narendra Agriculture University,Jobner.This institute is located 15 km from the Jaipur railway station and central bus stand on the Jaipur-Tonk Highway. It is adjacent to Jaipur international airport and is surrounded by serene location. The longitude and latitude of the institute are 26.50N and 75.47E ,respectively at an altitude of 390 m above MSL. This institute has been in the forefront of agriculture since its inception and is the main research institute of the University.


The institute came into existence in the year 1943 as a testing and verification centre of Department of Agriculture, Government of Rajasthan. Over the time, its functions have been broadened to include research to address the problems of agriculture of the state. The centre was named as Agricultural Research Station, which continued till Feb., 2013. The year 1977 was the landmark year, as the station and its staff were transferred to University of Udaipur. The University of Udaipur itself had changed in character and went through bifurcations resulting in a separate agricultural university, as Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University with headquarter at Bikaner. The Agricultural Research station on the other hand   saw itself being transformed from a simple verification research station to a full fledged research   and teaching institute named as Rajasthan Agricultural Research  Institute. After the trifurcation  of the  parent  university (SKRAU)  in  the  year 2013, the Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute is now the constituent research and teaching campus of Shri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner. All along since its inception, the institute carved for itself an important place in the state’s agricultural development.


The institute has set for itself the following as its vision statement-

To be a research institute of national and international importance in enhancing the productivity, profitability and sustainability of agricultural production systems.

To improve the quality of rural livelihood in the state of Rajasthan .

To be an institute for higher learning and conduct research in frontier area of agriculture.

To conduct research and extension activities for enhancing productivity, profitability and sustainability of agricultural production systems and to improve the quality of rural livelihood in the state of Rajasthan.