National Research Centre on Camel (NRCC) is situated in Bikaner District of Rajasthan and is a one of its kind institute in India. The camels have played a vital role in every aspects of a country whether it is related to war as in World war 1 and 2, or in construction like Indira Gandhi Canal in Western Part of Rajasthan. Considering the importance of Camels a Project Directorate on Camels was established under the aegis of ICAR which was later named as NRCC. NRCC mandate to undertake basic and applied research for improvement of Camel, to provide leadership and co-ordinate camel research and training nationally and act as a national repository of information on Camels. The objectives of NRCC are to carry out research on Droughtability, to carry out research on milk production potential in camels, to carryout research for improving reproductive performance.
Facts and Figures of National Research Centre on Camel (NRCC), Bikaner-
Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR)
Director of the Centre
Dr. N.V. Patil
Books in Library
How to Reach
8 km from Bikaner City
Why to join National Research Centre on Camel?
- Collaborations with National and International Organizations: NRCC has collaborations with various Universities like Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal sciences, Bikaner , Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, Udaipur etc. The NRCC also have collaborations with other national and international institutes like “Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai”, “Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner”, “Animal Production Research Institute, Ministry of agriculture, Giza, Egypt” and many more.
- Research and Projects ongoing: NRCC has many researches and projects ongoing like “Adaption of Camel to climatic changes in relation to temperature, humidity index- research on stress physiology”, “Camel Reproduction and Physiological efficiency improvement to support optimal production” etc.
- Awards and Achievements: NRCC has received many awards like “Nagar Rajbhasha Chal Vaijyanti shield (2003-04)”, “International Integration and Growth society award” etc.