Project Profile

Project Title India-UK Nitrogen Fixation Centre (IUNFC)
Project Code 2016BT04
Project Status Ongoing
Start Date June 2016
Sponsor(s) Department of Biotechnology
Division Biotechnology and Bioresources
Description

The India-UK Nitrogen Fixation Centre is a joint-funded virtual joint centre of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK and the Department of Biotechnology, India. The main objective of this centre is to tackle problems of food security, environmental and economic challenges of crop production and soil improvement in India through scientific research on nitrogen fixation.