Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research


Particulars of the Organization

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) established the National Research Centre on Rapeseed-Mustard (NRCRM) on October 20, 1993 and redesignated it as the Directorate of Rapeseed- Mustard Research (DRMR) in February 2009 to carry out basic, strategic, and applied research on rapeseed-mustard. Besides, generating basic knowledge and material, the Directorate is also engaged in developing ecologically sound and economically viable agro production and protection technologies. Monitoring of Performance is being done annually by Research Advisory Committee (RAC), Institute Management Committee (IMC) and half yearly by Institute Research Council (IRC) at the Directorate. Public Information Officer has been working in the Directorate to provide desired information to public as per rules.


To develop and provide knowledge based resource management technology to different stakeholders
to enhance rapeseed-mustard productivity, improve oil quality and livelihood of the people.


Farmers are empowered and adopted to eco-friendly, cost effective precision rapeseed-mustard to
have an access to quality edible oil


The Indian Council of Agricultural Research is a registered society governed by its own rules and bye-laws for its functioning. The administrative and financial rules and procedures framed by the Government of India from time to time are followed mutatis mutandis in all matters including SR/FR.


ICAR delegated Administrative and financial powers to the Director and also regularly revised and update.


  1. National repository for rapeseed-mustard genetic resources

  2. Basic, strategic and applied research to improve the productivity, quality of oil and seed meal.

  3. Development of ecologically sound and economically viable agro-production and protection technologies for different situations.

  4. Generation of location specific, interdisciplinary information based on multi-location testing and coordination.

  5. Establishment of linkages and promotion of cooperation with national and international agencies to achieve the objectives envisaged.

  6. To extend technical expertise and consultancies.


Name & Designation of Officer Designated as Subject Matter Appellate authority
Sh. U. C. Sharma
Assit. Administrative Officer
PIO All matters Dr. P.K. Rai
Director (Act)
DRMR, Bharatpur
Sh. Sanjay Kumar
Technical Officer
Contact detail: 05644-260379, 260898, Fax: 05644-260565


Institute Research Council (IRC)


  • Consideration and evaluation of the Research projects (RPF I)/. The Principal Investigator will make representative of the Research Project to IRC. The IRC will reject /recommend the Research Project along with the duration.

  • Consideration and evaluation of the on-going Projects ( RPF II Annual Progress Reports) in consultation with external experts. The IRC will make specific recommendations about the achievements and shortcomings of the Projects.

  • Advise fostering of linkages between the groups/Divisions/ Institutes in respect of multi-disciplinary Projects / multi-location Projects.

  • Monitor the follow up action on the recommendations of QRTs with respect to technical programmes of the Institute.

  • Any other function as may be assigned to it by the Director of the Institute or The Director-General,ICAR.

Dr. P. K. Rai, Director (act), DRMR, Bharatpur Chairman
Dr. Ashok Kumar Sharma, Sr. Scientist ( Ag. Extension) Member Secretary
All Scientists Member

Research Advisory Committee (RAC)


  • To suggest research programmes based on national and global context of research in the thrust areas.
  • To review the research achievements of the Institute and to see that these are consistent with the mandate of the Institute.
  • Any other function that may be assigned to it by the Director of the Institute or The Director-General, ICAR.
1 Prof. Deepak Pental
Ex-VC., Delhi University
Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road Dhaula Kuan New Delhi
2 Dr. R. S. Malik
Ex Pr. Scientist, IARI, New Delhi
3 Dr. M.L. Jat
Programme Coordinator
CIMMYT, New Delhi
4 Dr. O.P.Dubey
B-9, Green View Appartment, Sector-9, Rohini, New Delhi
5 Dr.(Mrs) Asha Shivpuri
Professor (Plant Pathology)
ARS, Durgapura, Jaipur
6 Dr. J.P. Srivastava
Professor, Dept. of Physiology
IAS, BHU, Varanasi
7 Dr. S.S. Kanwasna
Ex Director of Research, CCHAU, Hisar
4 Dr. Dhiraj Singh
DRMR, Bharatpur
8 Dr. B.B.Singh
ADG(OP), ICAR,New Delhi
9 Sh Harbhan Singh
Farmer, Bharatpur
10 Sh Suresh Yadav
Farmer, Bharatpur
11 Dr. V. V. Singh
Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding)
DRMR, Bharatpur
Member Secretary

Institute Management Committee (IMC)


  •  Consideration of proposals for five year Plan and annual Plan

  •  Periodical review of progress of development schemes

  • Consideration of proposal for the annual budget

  • Consideration of items of expenditure which are beyond the powers of the Director of the Institute

  •  Policy issues relating to the Institute, including the rights and obligations of staff

  • Consideration of action taken on the recommendations of the grievance Cell And Institute Joint council

S.No. Name & Address Position
1 Dr. P. K. Rai
Director(Act), DRMR, Bharatpur
2 Joint Director of Agriculture,
Directorate/ Deptt. Of Agril., Govt. of Rajasthan
3 Joint Director of Agriculture ( Oilseeds),
Directorate/ Deptt. Of Agril.,
Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal ( M.P)
4 Dr. B. B. Singh
ADG (OP), ICAR, New Delhi
5 Dr. Swarup Singh
Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur
6 Dr. A. N. Sharma
Pr. Scientist, Directorate of Soyabean Research, Indore
7 Dr.A.L.Singh
Pr. Scientist, Directorate of Groundnut Research, Junagadh
8 Dr. Arjun Lal
Head ( Germplasm Exchange), NBPGR, Pusa, New Delhi
9 Dr. B. D. Sharma
Pr. Scientist (Soil chemistry/ fertility),
CIAH, Beechwal, Bikaner
Finance & Account Officer, NRCPB, New Delhi
11 Sh. R. C. Meena /font>
SAO, DRMR, Bharatpur
Member Secretary

Cadre Strength

Category Sanctioned Position In Position
Director 01 01
Scientific 34 22
Technical 13 13
Administration 14 09
Supporting 05 04
Total 67 49

Public Relation

Dr. Ashok Kumar Sharma, Sr. Scientist (Agril. Extension)

Transparency Officer

Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Sr. Scientist ( Pathology)

Institute Joint Staff Council

Institute Joint Staff Council is constituted for 3 years duration .The members are given below.
Official Side :
1. Dr. P. K. Rai, Director (Act), Chairman
2. Dr. K.H.Singh, Principal Scientist, Member
3. Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Senior Scientist, Member
4. Sh. P.K. Tiwari, FAO, Member
5. Sh. R. C. Meena , SAO, Member
Staff Side
1. Sh. Mukesh Kumar, Assistant, Secretary
2. Sh. Radha charan, Technical Assistant, Member (CJSC)
3. Sh,Ram Singh, Technical Assistant, Member
4. Sh, G. L. Meena, Jr. Clerk, Member
5. Sh. Lala Ram, Supporting Staff, Member
6. Sh. Sheetal Kumar Sharma, Supporting Staff, Member

Grievance Cell -

Grievance Cell is constituted for readdressing grievances of the staff. The Members are:-
Official side
1. Dr. P. K. Rai, Director (Act), Chairman
2. Dr. K.H.Singh,Pr. Scientist, Member
3. Shri R. C. Meena, SAO, Member
4. Shri P.K.Tiwari, FAO, Member
Staff side
5. Sh. Ram Singh, ( Technical officer), Member
6. Sh. Mukesh Kumar (Assistant), Member
7. Sh. Tara Singh (Supporting Staff), Member

Women Grievance Cell

1. Mrs. Priya Medha, Scientist, Member
2. Shri. R. C. Meena, Sr. Administrative Officer, Member
3. Mrs. Veena Sharma, PA to Director, Member Secretary

PME Cell

1. Dr. P. K. Rai, Director (Act), Chairman
2. Dr.P. D. Meena, Principal Scientist & Incharge, Member Secretary
3. Dr. Bhagirath Ram, Senior Scientist ( Plant Breeding), Member
4. Dr. Vinod Kumar, Senior Scientist ( Computer Application), Member
5. Dr. Ajay Kumar Thakur, Scientist, SS (Biotechnology), Member

RFD Cell

1. Dr. P. K. Rai, Director (Act), Chairman
2. Dr. V.V.Singh, Principal Scientist & Incharge, Nodal-Officer
3. Dr. Vinod Kumar, Senior Scientist ( Computer Application), Member
4. Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Senior Scientist ( Plant Pathology), Member
5. Dr. A.K. Sharma, Senior Scientist ( Extension), Member
6. Dr. Ibandalin, Scientist ( Biochemistry), Member
7. Shri P.K..Tiwari, FAO, Member
8. Sh R. C. Meena, Sr. Administrative Officer, Member
9. Sh Sanjay Kumar, STO, Member

House Allotment Committee

1. Dr. K.H. Singh, Sr. Scientist, Chairman
2. Dr. Vinod Kumar, Senior Scientist, Member
3. Dr. K.N.Meena, STO,Member
4. Shri P.K.Tiwari, FAO, Member
5. Sh. R. C. Meena , SAO, Member Secretary

Institute Purchase Committee

1. Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Principal Scientist, Chairman
2. Dr. R. S. Jat, Sr.Scientist, Member
3. Dr. H. S. Meena, Sr. Scientist, Member
4. Shri R. C Meena, SAO, Member
5. Shri P.K.Tiwari, FAO, Member
6. Shri U. C. Sharma, AAO, Memeber

EMU Unit

1. Mr. Karnal Singh, ACTO & Incharge EMU
2. Mr Sheetal Sharma, SSG 3. Mr. Kamal Singh, SSG

Farm Unit

1. Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Seniorl Scientist & Incharge Farm
2. Dr. R. C. Sachan Asst. Chief Technical Officer 3. Shri Ram narayan, Sr. Technical Officer (T-6)

PC Unit

1. Dr. K.H.Singh, Senior Scientist & Incharge PC Unit
2. Dr. R.C.Sachan, Technical Officer (T-7/8)
3. Shri Lala Ram, Supporting Staff