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"Call for Applications for "Pushpangadan Biodiversity Access & Benefit Sharing Award - 2022" " |"One Month Workshop on Dehydrated Floral Crafts (10 Oct - 09 Nov 2023)." |"A Short video on PIDPI Resolution, 2004 by CSIR-NBRI" |"One Week One Lab Celebrations" |"CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow and NESA, New Delhi are jointly organizing National Conference on Recent Trends & Challenges in Green Chemistry, Pollution Control and Climate Change (GPCC-2023) during 14th - 16th December, 2023 at CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow" |"CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow, ICAR-IARI and ICAR-NIPB, New Delhi organizing International Conference on Biochemical and Biotechnological Approaches for Crop Improvement during 30th October to 01st November, 2023 at NASC Complex, New Delhi" | "CSIR-NBRI welcomes corporate to invest CSR funds in R&D of the Institute, please contact Head, PME" | "Notification for Morning Walkers" | "CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI), Lucknow Mous"


Established in 1789 AD as a Royal Garden by the then Nawab of Oudh, Saadat Ali Khan, the “CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute” acquired its present name in the year 1978. Prior to that it was christened as “Sikandar ...Read more...


Undertaking basic and applied research on various aspects of plant science, including documentation, systematics, conservation, prospection and genetic improvement with particular emphasis on under-exploited, non-traditional and wild plant genetic resources of the country for sustainable development and human welfare.


Core Strength

  • Plant diversity, systematics and databases
  • Bioprospection and product development
  • Botanic garden, plant conservation, and development of new varieties of floricultural plants
  • Microbes for enhanced plant productivity
  • Pollution remediation through plants and microbes
  • Climate change adaptation and carbon sequestration
  • Plant improvement through conventional and molecular breeding, and genetic engineering
  • Agro-technologies for sustainable development of sodic and shifting cultivation lands
  • Societal development activities through outreach programmes
Shri Narendra Modi
President, CSIR
Dr Jitendra Singh
Vice President, CSIR
Dr. Nallathamby Kalaiselvi
Director General, CSIR
Dr. Ajit Kumar Shasany
Director, CSIR-NBRI