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Drawing of the NARI

The NARI center (NCSD) also called Bajaj Center for Sustainable Development is a new facility of Nimbkar 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 products.

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.

Plaque Photo

A brochure of the center can be downloaded from here.