The institute known as ICAR - NIBSM was created after recommendations of the Veerappa Moily Oversight Committee on the implementation of the reservation in higher educational institutions for expansion, inclusion and excellence. The recommendation said “establishment of a dedicated research institute of Deemed-to-be-University Status on Biotic Stress Management”.
Institute came into being as a follow up of this recommendation pursued after union cabinet’s approval to the proposal of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Department of Agricultural Research and Education during the 12th five year plan. The Chhattisgarh government handed over 50.19 ha land, the erstwhile Dr.Richhariya Research and Training Centre of the Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur to NIBSM. The land is fertile and has various edaphic and pedological characteristics that can be utilized in the biotic stress research on crops and animals.
The foundation stone of the institute has laid on 7th October, 2012 as the 99th research institute under Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi. The then Union Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister, Shri Sharad Pawar ji, laid its foundation stone in the gracious presence of Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh, Dr. Charan Das Mahant, the then Union minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries, Shri Chandra Sekhar Sahoo, the then Agriculture Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Dr. S.K. Patil, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur. Senior officials of the ICAR such as Dr. S.K. Datta, Deputy Director General (Crop Science), Dr. T.P. Rajendran, Assistant Director General (Plant Protection) from ICAR were present on the occasion along with Senior officials of Chhattisgarh Government.
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