ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute  

CPRS Shillong

CPRS, Shillong

 Central Potato Research Station, Shillong (Meghalaya)

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The station is located in Shillong, Meghalaya. The station is situated in 27oN and 91oE. The place is about 1500m from mean sea level. The station has been established in the year 1959. The main programmes are screening of germplasms and hybrids for resistance to late blight, bacterial wilt and potato tuber moth and development of production technology and varieties suitable for the North Easter Himalayan hills. The station also produces truthful quality seed tubers through aeroponics and tissue culture for local requirement.

  • Dr  Clarissa Challam
    Acting Head,CPRS, Shillong-793 009
    Meghalaya
    Phone: (0364)2560885 (O), 2224325(R)
    Fax: 2560097
    email: cprs.shillong@yahoo.co.in

Staff:

S.No. Name Designation Discipline Contact Number Email ID
1 Ms Clarissa Challam Acting Head & Scientist Agril. Biotechnology clarissachallam@gmail.com
2 Mr Bapi Das Scientist Vegetable Science bappidas24@gmail.com
3 Dr Pardeep Kumar Scientist Genetics & Plant Breeding pardeepkumar656@gmail.com
Technical Staff