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The Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) is a single window support system linking the various units of research institution with both the intermediary users and end users (farmers) with decision making and problem solving exercise. Considerable farm worthy technologies have been developed in various institutions in the form of knowledge, technologies, seed, planting materials and publications. These will be of use only when they are put in to practice by the end user and ATIC facilitates in fulfilling their needs. This also will help in providing agri-business and development of entrepreneurship in frontier technology. The ATICs were established under NATP during IX plan with necessary infrastructure and working contingency with the following Mandate.

  1. To provide a single window delivery system for agricultural information as well as products and technologies developed by the Research Institute with a view to deliver quality services to the clientele.
  2. To strengthen the farm advisory services by adopting a multi disciplinary approach to problem solving.
  3. To provide mechanism for feedback from the end users to the research system.
  4. To function as a repository of agricultural information pertaining to farming skills and practices, farm inputs and agricultural education.
  5. To offer consultancy services to the different stakeholders in the state.
  6. To offer training to unemployed youth to equip them to become job providers, rather than job seekers as part of the NABARD project.

The management of the ATIC is vested with three major committees.

  1. Site Management committee vested with the highest policy as far as management of ATIC with head of the research institute as the chairman and ATIC manager as the member secretary.
  2. High Power committee having the responsibility of taking important decisions on the construction works of ATIC building.
  3. Site committee vested with the responsibility of looking after the day-to-day progress of the construction.

This directorate is monitoring ATIC activities at ten institutes distributed in the states of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as detailed below.

S. No

Centre name

Location

ATIC In Charge name and designation

Postal address

Phone No.

Fax No.

Email id

1

CPCRI

Kasaragod

Dr. C. Thamban

Pr. Scientist

P.0 Kudlu

Kasaargod

671 124

04994 232894-5

04994-232322

c.thamban@gmail.com

2

CMFRI

Kochi

Dr.Boby Ignatius

Scientist-in-charge

Post Box No. 1603, Ernakulam North P.O.,
Kochi- 682 018

0484 2394357

0484-2394909

pmecell.cmfri1@gmail.com

 mdcmfri@md2.vsnl.net.in

3

CIFT

Kochi

Shri.V.Chandrasekar

ATIC manager

CIFT Junction, Willingdon Island
Matsyapuri P.O., Cochin-682 029, Kerala

0484-2666202

0484-2668212

aticcift@gmail.com,

cift@ciftmail.org

4

IISR

Calicut

Dr. A. Ishwara Bhat

Pr. Scientist

Marikunnu P.O., Kozhikode, Kerala, India - 673012

0495 -2730704

0495-2731187

atic@spices.res.in, pmecelliisr@gmail.com

5

IIHR

Bangalore

Dr. Gajanan

Pr. Scientist

Hassaraghatta
Lakeport,
Bangalore 560089

080-28466420 - 423

080-28466291

atic.iihr@icar.gov.in,

6

KAU

Thrissur

Officer on Special Duty

Mannuthy 680 651

Thrissur

0487-2371340

1487-2370019

atic@kau.in, extension@kau.in

7

UAS

Dharwad

Dr.T Ganapati

Manager Head AEEC

Krishi Nagar

Dharwad

580 005

0836-2447792

 

 

0836-2748199

eleeudwd@rediffmail.com, deuasd@rediffmail.com

8

UAS

Bangalore

Dr.B .N.Manjunatha

Professor and Head

GKVK Bangalore 560 065

080-23625411

080 - 23516836

aticgkvk@gmail.com, deuasb@yahoo.co.in

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