The Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Tonk ---- केन्द्रीय भेड़ और ऊन अनुसंधान संस्थान, अविकानगर, टौंक-
The Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute is a premier Institute of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) engaged in research and extension activities on sheep and rabbits. It was established in 1962 at Malpura in Rajasthan. Now campus is popular by the name of Avikanagar . The campus is spread over an area of 1510 hectare. It has three Regional Research Centres in different climatic zones of the country to develop region specific technologies. 1. North Temperate Regional Station (NTRS) was established in 1963 in temperate region at Garsa, Kullu in Himachal Pradesh. 2. The Southern Regional Research Centre (SRRC) was established in 1965 in sub temperate region at Mannavanur in Tamil Nadu . 3. Arid Region Campus (ARC) was established in 1974 at Bikaner in arid region of Rajasthan. The Institute and its sub-stations have been working for enhancing the productivity of sheep and rabbit by applying scientific methods and developing new technologies.