NAAS Scoring
Particulars of organisation, functions and duties
Frontier Sciences
Powers and duties of officers and employees
Guidelines for Selection of Associates
Procedure followed in the decision making process
Strategy Workshop on Transformation of Indian Agriculture and Improving Farmers Welfare
Norms set for the discharge of functions
23rd AGM & Foundation Day Programme 2016
Guidelines for Award of Institutional Membership
23rd Annual General Body meeting
Category of documents that are held or under control
Scientific Presentations by newly elected Fellows
Science Congresses
Induction of newly elected Fellows
Statement of the Boards, Councils, and other bodies
Induction of newly selected Associates
Directory of officers and employees
Presentation of Membership Certificates to new Institutional Members
Monthly remuneration received by officers and employees
Strategy Workshop - Towards Achieving Self-sufficiency of Pulses in India
Budget allocation
Guidelines for Award of Corporate Fellowship/Membership
Names, designations and other particulars of Public Information Officers
Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held or under control or used by employees for discharging functions
Such other information as may be prescribed
Guiding Principles for Evaluation of Nominations for Fellowship of the Academy
Guiding Principles for Evaluation of Nominations for Associateship
Guidelines for Sponsoring Scientific Programmes Organized by Other Organizations
TA/DA Rules of the Academy
Guidelines for organizing Brainstorming sessions
Guidelines for Academy Medals and Awards
In support of GM Crop technology
Pulses push to meet the nutritional requirements of our population

National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
NASC, Dev Prakash Sastry Marg, New Delhi - 110012
Tel: 011-25846051-52. Fax: 011-25846054; Email:; Web:

1. Particulars of organisation, functions and duties


The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) is a registered society under the Delhi Societies Act 1860. The Registered Office of the Society is situated in New Delhi. The Academy focuses on various fields of agricultural sciences including crop husbandry, animal husbandry, fisheries, forestry, natural resources, agro-industries and allied sciences. Its role is to provide a forum to Agricultural Scientists to interact on important issues of agricultural research, education and extension and to express views of the scientific community as policy inputs to the planners and decision/opinion makers at various levels. It also has schemes of according recognition to the contributions of scientists at different levels to encourage cutting edge research in various fields of agricultural sciences. It also promotes excellence in agricultural and allied sciences.


To gain recognition as a credible think tank to provide views of the scientific community on all agriculture- related policy issues, to encourage talent and promote excellence in science, making it a powerful instrument for the growth of national economy with a vibrant farm sector.


The major objectives of the Academy, inter-alia, are to:

  • promote ecologically sustainable agriculture,
  • recognize and promote excellence of individual scientists in the field of agriculture,
  • promote interaction among research workers in different institutions and organizations within the country and with the world scientific community,
  • organize inter-disciplinary analysis of issues of importance to farmers and farming, and prepare further policies designed to advance agricultural research, education and development
  • carry out such activities as are relevant to the accomplishment of the above goals.