Due to the spread of Novel Corona Virus(COVID-19), the Ganga Aquarium will remain close for the public till further information/order. As a preventive measure to contain the spread of Novel Corona Virus(COVID-19), no fresh room/ accommodation booking in institute's Merlin Guest House will be entertained till further information/ order.

Welcome To ICAR-NBFGR

ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBFGR) was established in December 1983 in a rented premises at Allahabad under the aegis of Indian Council of Agricultural Research to undertake research related to the conservation of fish germplasm resources of the country. The Bureau’s permanent infrastructure was developed at Canal Ring Road, Telibagh, Lucknow, U.P in 1999 comprising an administrative block, laboratories, farm and residential complex covering an area of 52 acres. The Institute's vision is assessment and conservation of fish genetic resources for intellectual property protection, sustainable utilization and posterity.

Vision & Mission

  • Assessment and conservation of fish genetic resources for intellectual property protection, sustainable utilization and posterity.
  • Collection, Cataloguing and documentation of fish genetic resources using operational strategies of partnership and cutting edge technologies.

Mandate

  • Exploration, characterization and cataloguing of fish genetic resources.
  • Maintenance and preservation of fish genetic resources for conservation and utilization of prioritized species.
  • Evaluation of indigenous and exotic germplasm including risk assessment and fish health.

Accomplishments

  • Explored river basins viz., Indus, Ganga, Ghagghar, Brahmaputra, Mahanadi, Krishna, Godavari and their tributaries to collect the fish accessions for taxonomic validation, stock identification and repository
  • Sixteen fish and shellfish species studied for their population genetic Read More.......

Dr. Kuldeep K Lal,

Director


Dr Kuldeep K Lal is Director of ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resource, Lucknow, India. His research interest include molecular marker development and their application in conservation genetics and aquatic genetic resource management. During 24 years of research....

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