| || Agricultural research information system (ARIS) of ICAR |
Author :Singh, Gajendra;Pal, Kushal
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :18(2) ; 1998 ; pp.05-12
Abstract : The Indian National Agricultural Research System (NARS) with its nationwide network of educational and research institutions consisting of state agricultural universities, zonal research stations, ICAR institutes with regional stations established Agricultural Research Information System in 1995 to strengthen its research information base with funds from National Agicultwal Research Project It has two main components: creation of infrastructure for providing electronic connectivity and creation of MIS and computerised/electronic databases of Indian research findings of NARS in various fids of agriculture and allied fields. Basic hardware to create mail and internet connectivity has 'already been provided. Local Area Networks are being created at ail sites. Programme to strengthen the connectivity using VSATs and creation of databases has been worked out for the ninth Fie Year Plan period.
Keywords : ARIS;Agricultural research information system (ARIS);India;Indian national agricultural research system (NARS);Agricultural research personal information system (ARPIS)