Social Science



  • Various technology transfer programs including training, front-line demonstrations, exhibitions, kisan melas, publication of extension literature etc., organised by the institute resulted in enhanced adoption of palms technologies in palms and cocoa.
  • Technology transfer programmes of the institute are strengthened by the use of Information and Communication Technologies, including Video Conferencing.
  • Statistical methods as applicable to plantation crops have been refined.
  • Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC) at the institute functions as single window system for various technology guidance, diagnostic services and supply of planting materials and other technology inputs.
  • Large scale sample surveys are being conducted for production, forecasting and estimation of yield loss.
  • The trends in domestic and international prices of the mandate crops are being analysed.
  • Policy research on various aspects of palms and cocoa are being carried out.