Agrovision Nagpur - 23 Dec 2019
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Science & Technology Resource Centre


Science & Technology Resource Centre (STRC) is an autonomous institute at Gondwana University Gadchiroli conceived and funded in 2013-14 by Rajiv Gandhi Science & Technology Commission (RGSTC), Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra. Positioned as a center of excellence for sustainable value creation, STRC is entrusted with generating livelihood opportunities by deploying appropriate science and technology, particularly for the under-privileged tribal communities of Gadchiroli region.

Dr. Anil Kakodkar

“I look forward to STRC becoming a catalyst to science and technology based development of the region and a bridge between knowledge activities in the University and enhanced livelihood in the neighborhood”.


Dr. Anil Kakodkar
The Chairman, Rajiv Gandhi Science & Technology Commission (RGSTC), Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra.

COVID19

As the whole country has come together in this fight against the spread of the virus, we at STRC appeal to every citizen of our country to abide by the rules set by the government on home quarantine, social distancing and self-hygiene.

#stayhome #staysafe #indiafightstogether

Guidelines for home-quarantine, Social Distancing Advisory by MoHFW
STRC’s proposed action plan for prevention and control of Covid-19 »
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STRC Status Report April 2020


Vision Document for developing STRC as a centre of excellence for sustainable value creation through applicable S & T in rural livelihood enhancement. 

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STRC Assistance for S&T Application Scheme 2020


STRC Assistance for S&T Application Scheme 2020

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ACTIVE VERTICALS


Aquaculture & Livelihoods


Transfer of advanced aquaculture technologies for fish seed production at local level leading to higher yield. Farmers Interest Groups (FIGs) for adoption of technologies, fish seed production, organised marketing & entrepreneurship development. Efforts to streamline interventions through development of policy guidelines. Value added products through women (SHGs).

Bamboo Craft & Livelihoods


Developing a cadre of trained & informal group of artisans and creating sustainable resource base through extension programs. To help generate entrepreneurship platforms for local youths. Applicable R & D for product prototypes, demand driven production & marketing for products in the utility craft space. Ideas to conceive ‘Model Bamboo Craft Villages’.

NTFP/ Medicinal Plants & Other Livelihoods


Employing Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), sustainable harvesting and ex-situ conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants. Streamlining collection, storage and primary processing of major NTFPs. Facilitate forward linkages in marketing and value chain. Focus on need based alternative livelihood options like poultry, sericulture, etc.

Applicable R & D and Academic Program Development


Developing an education and R & D eco-system through academic collaborations at University level. Creating scope of incubation through ‘Assistance for S & T Application Scheme’ for faculties, students and institutions in the region.


Mobile Demonstration Unit


Van-based audio-visual interactive platform cutting across all projects, used as a tool to generate awareness, disseminate information, demonstrate low cost technologies and showcase best practices to enable local communities make informed choices.

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