Vigilance Awareness Week 2020
Entrepreneurship Development Programme on Scientific pig production and value addition of pork
Training on Artificial Insemination
Celebration of World Food Day
Celebration of World Food Day and Results of Virtual Contest on Pork Dishes
Celebration of Hindi pakhwada
Conduction of Awareness programmes for pig producers through video conferencing on "African swine fever as well as "Scientific pig production & management during the lock down period"
Conduction of "Pig Health Camp and Awareness Program" under Tribal Sub Plan program of ICAR-National Research Center on Pig
National Training on 'Artificial Insemination in Pig' organized by ICAR- NRC on Pig, Rani for Farmers of different states of the country
Training on 'Artificial Insemination in Pig' organized by ICAR- NRC on Pig, Rani for Farmers'of Meghalaya
Exposure Visit and Awareness Programme organized by ICAR- NRC on Pig, Rani for Farmers'of Assam
Sensitization workshop on Technology Commercialization and Licensing was organized at ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig in collaboration with Agrinnovate India Ltd.
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) inaugurated the Agri-Business Incubation (ABI) Centre on ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig
Celebration of Vigilance Awareness week-2019
Orientation workshop for ABI entrepreneurs held on 01-10-2019
Visit of Hon'ble Union MoS, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying to ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig
Exposure visit of farmers of Nagaland and Assam under ATMA, Nagaland and RESTI, Assam
ICAR-NRC on Pig, Guwahati celebrated "5th International Day of Yoga"
Popularization of Artificial Insemination in Pigs in the State of Assam through National Livestock Mission and Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project
National Workshop on "Biosecurity for Effective Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases of Pigs in NER" organized at ICAR-NRC on Pig on 23/03/2019
Celebration of International Womens Day 2019 at ICAR-NRC on Pig
Celebaration of 17th foundation day of the Institute
Celebration of International Yoga Day
Krishi Unnati Mela Event organized at ICAR-NRC on Pig, Guwahati on 17-03-18.


The mid term appraisal committee constituted by ICAR in 1990 to review the work of the All India Coordinated Centres on Pig recommended the establishment of one National Research Centre on Pig preferably in the North Eastern part of the country where 28% of countrys pig population is distributed. Following the recommendation, ICAR approved the establishment of one NRC on pig at Rani, Guwahati, Assam towards the fag end of the IX five year plan. All existing AICRP centres were merged with the NRC and the post of project coordinator was upgraded to the position of Director.    


Performance appraisal and genetic cataloguing of indigenous pigs, development of improved pig variety together with production, health, product processing and pig based integrated farming system technologies to facilitate the pig rearers of the country achieving household food, nutritional and economic security.


To bring in excellence in pig production, health and product processing through innovative research in order to provide technology backstopping for enhanced pork production, employment generation and poverty reduction among socially and economically weaker sections through the medium of pig husbandry..


Contact Us

Rani (Near Airport),

Guwahati- 781 131
Phone: 0361-2847195, 2847221
FAX: 0361-2847195
Email: nrconpig[at]rediffmail[dot]com



Developing countries like India are faced with the challenge to increase the agricultural productivity not only to reduce the human hunger, but also to meet the demand for nutritious food for the growing populations. Animal husbandry is the important sub-sector readmore >>