National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture

  • NICRA is a mega project that has three major objectives of Strategic research, Technology demonstrations and Capacity building.
    • It was launched by Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and aims to make farmers self-reliant by use of climate resilient agricultural technologies and management of natural and manmade resources for sustaining agriculture in the era of climate change.
    • It has four components
  • Strategic research on adaptation and mitigation,
  • Technology demonstration to cope with current climate variability in 100 vulnerable districts,
  • Capacity Building
  • Sponsored competitive research to fill critical gaps.

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