About NARC


Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) was established in 1991 as an autonomous organization under "Nepal Agricultural Research Council Act - 1991" to conduct agricultural research in the country to uplift the economic level of the people.


  • To conduct qualitative studies and researches on different aspects of agriculture.
  • To identify the existing problems in agriculture and find out the solution.
  • To assist government in formulation of agricultural policies and strategies.

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Conduct qualitative agricultural research required for national agricultural policies,
  • Prioritize studies and researches to be conducted,
  • Provide research and consultancy services to the clients,
  • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the agricultural research activities in Nepal,
  • Document the research activities.

Financial Resources

  • Grants from the Government of Nepal.
  • Grants from national and international donor agencies and governments.
  • Funds obtained from research or consultancy services.