Directorate of Sorghum Research [DSR] In Andhra Pradesh - College Courses, Placements

Directorate of Sorghum Research - [DSR]

Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Telangana   |   ESTD : 1991   |   Approved By: Type: Others
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About College

Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR) Hyderabad, is the central agency on all aspects of Sorghum research and development. The DSR is principally engaged in both basic and strategic research on Sorghum, region specific research and services are organized in their research centres. DSR’s pioneering work in hybrid and varietal development has created a great impact with its contribution in developing superior varieties of groundnut, red gram etc. The institute aims and mandate to diversify sorghum’s utilization to promote profitability from sorghum based cropping system and to serve as national repository of sorghum, to serve as a national centre for training and consultancy on all aspects of sorghum production and to foster collaborative research with national and international agencies with a view to achieve objectives. DSR aims at orienting sorghum research towards market and export promotion and to coordinate and conduct AICSIP programmes in various locations at national level.

Facts and Figures of DSR

Director of DSR

Dr. Jagannath V.Patil

Staff members

Technical Staff- 21

Administrative staff- 14

Skilled support Staff- 15

Headquarter at

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Certified by

ISO 9001:2008

Formerly known as

National research centre for Sorghum (NRCS)

Institute type

Government Undertaking

Developed by

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

How to Reach

Near Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad

Why to join Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR)?

  • Research Centres: “Centre For Rabi Sorghum (CRS), Solapur”, “Off- season Nursery (OSN), Warangal”.

  • Extensions: “The new sorghum cultivars introduced in new areas in the state of Jharkhand, J&K, and in the north east”, “New food products and value added products popularized through linkages with bakeries and other food industry agencies”.

  • Achievements: “The first ever sweet sorghum hybrid was developed by DSR”.

  • Awards: Many famous awards have been won by our eminent staff members like “Rythu Bandhu Award 2014”, “Youngest Scientist Award 2014”, DSR Hyderabad has been awarded “Centre of Excellence” for seed production by ICAR for project on ‘Seed production in agricultural crops’.

  • Ongoing Institute Projects at DSR: “Creation of new genetic variability in rabi sorghum”, “collation, evaluation, documentation and utilization of sorghum genetic stocks”, “Germplasm evaluation: assessing value for cultivation and use (VCU)”.

  • Many training programmes have been organized by DSR like Model training course on “Improved sorghum cultivation and value-addition perspectives”, “Sorghum cultivation for value-added diversified products and sweet sorghum perspectives”.


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