National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research
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The National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP), is a premier agricultural economics research institution in India. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) established NCAP in 1991 with a view to strengthen agricultural economics research through integration of economics input in planning, designing, and evaluation of agricultural research programs and enhancing the competence in agricultural policy analysis within the National Agricultural Research System. NCAP undertakes and sponsors research in agricultural economics and policy analysis in technology policy, sustainable agriculture, market and trade, institutional change and growth and modeling in agriculture. NCAP has 18 research scientists including the Director. Dr. Ramesh Chand, is the Director of NCAP. A Management Committee consisting of senior research administrators and other stakeholders representative including the farmers, advise NCAP on research administration relations to Agricultural Economics and Policy Planning in Indian Perspective. A number of other internal committees also facilitate the decentralized management of the activities of NCAP.