National Agricultural Science MuseumNational Agricultural Museum Delhi depicts how "agriculture" in India has transformed and developed over time, since pre historic periods to the present day.
Indian economy owes a major part of its livelihood to Agriculture and runs deep in the nerves of the Indian sub continent. Achievement of food self sufficiency was the major concern of the national leaders after1947. Hence, in the third five year plan, the issue was taken up with more dedication. Food security, today, is not a problem of quantity but rather of distribution and quality.
Galleries at the National Agricultural Science Museum
- Six pillars of Agriculture
- Agriculture during ancient times (Vedic and Mughal period)
- Pre historic man hunter gatherer
- Farm Mechanization
- Protected Cultivation
- Trail of human development
- Advent of Aryans
- Domestication of animals
- Agriculture during British period
- Green Revolution
- Global issues and natural disasters
- Children's section
- Tribal practice
Availability of touch screen devices, facilitate better dissemination of information.
The usage of tractors, dams in the country, balance and weights, irrigation system, energy obtained from food, process of photosynthesis, the architects of green revolution, effects of population explosion, energy derived from sun, methods for better crop yields, cereals from Neolithic era, inception of pottery,etc and other eye pleasing exhibits are displayed in the form of models, flow charts. Glass panels have been used to depict exhibits related to different vegetables.
Quick Facts/ Guide-
Location: Inside the NASC complex of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Dev Prakash Shastri Marg, New Delhi -110002
Timings: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Closed: Mondays and National holidays
- Free of cost for students
- Free of cost for farmers (in groups)
- Rs. 10 per head otherwise
Important Information: Parking facilities are provided with out any charges.