ABOUT US

NAOROJI GODREJ CENTRE FOR PLANT RESEARCH (NGCPR)

Named in fond memory of Late Shri Naoroji Godrej, The Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research (NGCPR) was established in the year 1992 as a Section 25 Company for non-profit objectives - its objective was to carry out purposeful research in the areas of Plant biodiversity & conservation. The Centre is also recognized by The Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) of the Government of India, to conduct need-based research in Biodiversity & Plant conservation, with particular emphasis on nurturing and propagating unique plant life of the Western Ghats and Medicinal plants that are of national interest.

VISION


To carry out purposeful research in Plant Biodiversity and Conservation with special reference to Endangered and Threatened species of medicinal plants endemic to the Western Ghats.

MISSION


To ensure that NGCPR keeps adding scientific knowledge to society about important plant species, their ex-situ conservation, various aspects, uses, etc. while publishing research articles in reputed journals.

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • Cultivation, improvement and mass propagation of medicinal and aromatic plants
  • Conservation and cultivation of endemic and threatened plant species
  • Domestication and Improvement of Wild Edible and Ornamental plants
  • Autecological studies of selected timber, energy and plantation tree species
  • Maintenance of bambusetum and orchidarium
  • Development of an Eco (Ideal) village
  • Conservation of sacred groves

ORGANIZING BOARD

OUR TEAM

Dr. Mayur Nandikar

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Scientist

Dr. Saurabha Bhimrao Zimare

Ph.D., M.Sc., M.Phil.

Jr. Scientist

Mr. Amol Pisal

B.Sc. Agri.

Field Assistant

Ms. Priyanka Giranje

M.Sc. Botany.

Research Fellow

Ms. Durga Jadhav

M.Sc. Biotech.

Research Fellow

Mr. Kishor K.C.

M.Sc. Botany.

Research Fellow