The NARI center (NCSD) also called
Bajaj Center for Sustainable Development is a new facility
Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) - a rural NGO
situated in Maharashtra, India. It is a residential research
and teaching center, which provides intellectual discussions
and debate regarding problems and possible solutions for
rural India. It is situated on the campus of the head office.
NARI does research and development in
agriculture, alternative energy, animal husbandry and
sustainable development. It believes that sustainable rural
development can be achieved through the use of sophisticated
science and technology to efficiently and holistically
convert locally available materials into useful end
It also believes that the corporate
world can play an important role in creating wealth and
sustainable solutions for rural India. This will be the
major focus of this center.
The center was inaugurated
on 12 April 2011.
A brochure of the center can be
downloaded from here.