1. The particulars of the organization, functions and duties

The ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Rajgurunagar was established under Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. The Directorate was entrusted with a mission “To promote overall growth of onion and garlic in terms of enhancement of quality production, export and processing”. The major functions and duties of ICAR-DOGR are follows.

♣ Development of high yielding onion and garlic varieties/hybrids resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses with desirable processing qualities      through conventional and biotechnological approaches

♣  Development of high quality seed and planting material in onion and garlic

♣ To formulate production technologies for sustainable production of onion and garlic · Development of organic modules for onion and garlic production

♣  Development of diagnostics for the detection of emerged and emerging pathogens.

♣   Integrated pest and disease management in onion and garlic

♣   Enhancement of storage life of onion and garlic through conventional and non conventional approaches

♣  Exploitation of functional food value of onion and garlic

♣  Disseminate and demonstrate the technologies developed by DOGR

About DOGR

About DOGR is given under Tab about us - About Institute

Location of the ICAR-DOGR

The directorate is located on Pune-Nashik Highway at Chandoli village in Khed Taluka near Rajgurunagar. The Directorate can be reached from Pune railway station and Pune airport by road. It is about 45 km from Pune.