Research Overview

ICAR-CIWA is carrying out basic, strategic and applied research on various gender related issues in agriculture and allied sectors with thematic approach in creating a repository of gender disaggregated data and documentation; technology testing and refinement; drudgery assessment and reduction; gender sensitive extension approach; capacity building of scientists and functionaries; efficient resource management; and gender mainstreaming.


  1. Institutional projects
    1. RPF based
    2. Inter institutional
    3. Externally funded
  2. AICRP (Home Science)

    AICRP on Home Science being part of the Institute has been able to guide research in different disciplines of Home Science across the country and has given a new direction to the Home Science teaching which had remained a teaching subject with only student centric research work.

    The AICRP on Home Science is in operation in the following thirteen Centres/ State Agricultural Universities

    1. Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana
    2. Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab
    3. Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Uttaranchal
    4. Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, Rajasthan
    5. Prof. Jayshankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU), Hyderabad, Telangana
    6. University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka
    7. University of Agricultural Sciences Bengaluru, Karnataka
    8. Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam
    9. Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh
    10. Marathawada Agricultural University, Parbhani, Maharashtra
    11. Central Agricultural University, Tura, Meghalaya
    12. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
    13. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Samastipur, Bihar