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ICAR - Central Institute for Research on Goats

An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution


The Central Institute for Research on Goats (CIRG) was established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India at Makhdoom village near Farah town in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh on July12, 1979 for undertaking research on all aspects of goat production and utilization. The Coordinating Unit of the All India Coordinated Research Project on Goat Improvement was also transferred to CIRG from the Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar. The Institute has acquired and developed modern laboratory facilities over the years to conduct research on Goat Genetics and Breeding, Feed Resource Development & Utilization, Nutrition, Physiology, Reproduction, Management, Diagnosis & Prevention of Diseases, Transfer of Improved Technologies and Milk and Meat Products Technology. The ARIS Cell and Library are the common facilities available to all the Research Divisions and Sections. The Institute has three Goat Breeding Farms on Jamunapari, Barbari and Jhakrana breeds and one Sheep Breeding Farm on Mujaffarnagari breed for conducting research on Genetics and Breeding besides three Experimental Flocks for conducting research on Nutrition, Health, Physiology, Reproduction and management aspects. The Coordinating Unit of AICRP on Goat Improvement is also located at the Institute. In all 10 goat breeds located in different regions of the country are being studied under the AICRP. In addition, two breeds of Gujarat State are also being studied under Institute Projects. The Total Plan and Non-Plan Budget allocation of the Institute has increased from Rs. 217.60 lakhs during VI Plan to Rs. 5989.90 lakhs during X Plan. The Scientific Cadre Strength of the Institute has been fixed at Fifty One.

ICAR - CIRG Signature


  • The signature of ICAR - Central Institute for Research on Goats (ICAR-CIRG), Makhdoom, Farah, Mathura UP depicts CIRG in goat model.
  • The dot of letter I in CIRG proportionately symbolizes goat products as Red colour for Meat, Brown colour for Hide, Cream colour for fiber and white for milk.
  • The logo of ICAR-CIRG is placed in the centre of letter R of signature.
  • The water mark in the signature symbolically represents the Laboratory-Administrative Building of the ICAR-CIRG.
  • The tagline Goat: The Future Animal projects goat as better climate adaptability, draught tolerance, better survivability and high market demand.

The Signature of ICAR - Central Institute for Research on Goats (ICAR-CIRG), Makhdoom, Farah, Mathura was designed under the supervision of Dr. Manish K Chatli, Director, by the team of scientists comprising of Dr. Ashok Kumar, Dr. R.V.S. Pawaiya, Dr. A. K. Dixit, Dr. K. Gururaj and Dr. Y. K. Soni. The Signature was released by Dr. B N Tripathi, DDG (AS) ICAR New Delhi on 04-05-2023 in presence of Director, ICAR-CIRG, Dr. M. K. Chatli.

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Awards & Recognition

The Institute has been awarded with ISO 9001 : 2008 certificate for research & development and capacity building for improving goat productivity .

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