Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit (AKMU)

Agricultural Research Information System (ARIS) Cell, currently named as Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit (AKMU) is being implemented to bring information management culture to Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research (DRMR) so that researchers/scientists can carry out research more effectively by having systematic access to research information available in India as well as in other countries. It has been instrumental in establishment and management of Local Area Network (LAN) connecting about 80 nodes for providing internet, intranet and e-mail connectivity to the scientists and officers/ staff in the Directorate. It has recently established 100 Mbps fiber optic broad band line of BSNL through NKN for internet usage in the Directorate.

The AKMU provides the following facilities/ services to the institute:
  • Network, Internet, Intranet and E-Mail connectivity to all Scientists / Officers of the Institute
  • Database development, up-dation and management.
  • Web page creation, up-dation and maintenance.
  • Installation and maintenance of computers, peripherals, network equipments, Window based proxy-server and training of institute personnel.