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The National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal is India's premier institute for dairy research.[1] The institute was accorded the status of Deemed University in the year 1989.

National Dairy Research Institute
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TypeResearch Institution
DirectorDr Ram Ran Bijoy Singh [Acting]
29°42′14″N 76°58′55″E / 29.704°N 76.982°E / 29.704; 76.982Coordinates: 29°42′14″N 76°58′55″E / 29.704°N 76.982°E / 29.704; 76.982
Campus1384 Acres


The National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal was established at Bangalore in 1923 as Imperial Institute of Animal Husbandry and Dairying. In 1936 it was renamed as Imperial Dairy Institute. After the independence of India, in 1947 it was renamed to its current name. In 1955 the institute's headquarters moved to Karnal. The status of deemed to be university was conferred to the institute in 1989.[2]

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  1. ^ Page 127, The Directory of Scientific Research Institutions in India, By T. S. Rajagopalan, R. Satyanarayana, Published 1969 by Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre
  2. ^ "About NDRI". Retrieved 20 April 2018.