The Central Avian Research Institute of India
The Central Avian Research Institute of India (CARI) is an academic institution that studies the science and technology of poultry breeding, genetics, nutrition, and feed technology. It also studies poultry physiology and reproduction. Its research activities are focused on improving animal welfare and health. The Institute is located near Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh state, India.
The Institute is spread over 54 acres of land and has an administrative building, conference hall, museum, library and four blocks of laboratories. It is also home to several experimental farms, feed processing units and a semi-automatic poultry processing unit. It also has a guest house and a hostel that caters to trainees. In 1992, the Institute opened its Regional Centre in Cuttack, Odisha, which was moved to Bhubaneswar in October 1998.
The Institute has been awarded numerous awards by national and international organizations that highlight its dedication to the poultry industry. It is committed in developing and implementing the most efficient poultry production and processing technologies to increase profitability, household income and food security. It provides technical assistance and education to poultry farmers to improve their farms’ performance.
The Institute is affiliated with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). It is one of India’s premier poultry research institutes. Its campus is located in the heart of the North Indo-Gangetic Plains in the cities of Bareilly and Izatnagar, approximately 250 kilometers south of New Delhi.