Insects dominate almost all ecosystems on our planet. One of the factors that has contributed to their astonishing success has been their small size. It was therefore significant that this year saw the NBAIR discovering Kikiki huna, an egg parasitoid, the smallest insect on earth capable of flying. This rare insect is not known from most parts of the world. It is just one of the treasures unearthed by the NBAIR during the last year. Taxonomists of the Bureau regularly survey different agroecosystems including North East, Andamans and Western Ghats for their unique insect fauna and many taxa not known in India have been discovered and documented. read more...

  • To act as a nodal agency for collection, characterization, documentation, conservation, exchange, research and utilization of agriculturally important insect resources(including mites, spiders and related arthropods) for sustainable agriculture.
  • Capacity building, dissemination of technologies and forging linkages with stake holders.
  • On farm validation of biocontrol strategies, forging linkages with commodity based crop research Institutes, AICRP/ AINP and capacity building.

Dr.Chandish R. Ballal, Director, receives Panjabrao Deshmukh Woman Agricultural Scientist Award 2015 Dr.David K J,received Jawaharlal Nehru Award 2018 DBT Biotech Product, Process Development and Commercialization award 2018 Dr. A. N. Shylesha (Middle), Dr. Sampath Kumar (Left) and Dr. P. Sreeramakumar (Right) inspecting the consignment from Australia.  Dr.N.Bakthavatsalam received BIRAC Award 2017 Dr.S.Shalini received Jawaharlal Nehru Award 2017 During DG's Visit to ICAR-NBAIR ICAR-NBAIR Pollinator-garden Fifth NCBC Conference ICAR-NBAIR Biotechnology Lab ICAR-NBAIR Mahila Kisan Diwas Societal Innovation Award 2015 Dr.Deepa Bhagat received Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2017


Celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru

First International Conference on Biological Control (ICBC 2018) inaugurated by Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary DARE and Director General ICAR at Bengaluru

भा.कृ.अनु.प.- राष्ट्रीय कृषि कीट संसाधन ब्यूरो, बेंगलूरु में 14 सितंबर से 20 सितंबर 2018 तक " हिंदी सप्ताह " का आयोजन

ICAR-NBAIR conducts village level farmer’s training at Chintapalli, Andhra Pradesh under AICRP-BC tribal sub plan

संसदीय राजभाषा समिति की दूसरी उपसमिति द्वारा 27.06.2018 को भा.कृ.अनु.प.- राष्ट्रीय कृषि कीट संसाधन ब्यूरो, बेंगलुरु की राजभाषा हिंदी के कायों का निरीक्षण किया गया

DBT Biotech Product, Process Development and Commercialization award 2018

HRD Capacity Building Training Program on “Green technologies for utilization of entomopathogenic nematodes for sustainable soil insect pests in crop situations” on September 3-6, 2018.

  • Information brochure and Application Form

  • Field Survey-Cum-Farmers Meet on “Invasive Rugose Spiraling Whitefly on Coconut and Oil palm” in West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh

    Director of ICAR-NBAIR, Chandish R Ballal at a tribal farmers' meeting at Pedalabudu in Araku mandal of Visakhapatnam district on JULY 12, 2018

    Dr Sujaya Rao, Professor & Head, IPM and Pollination Entomologist, University of Minnesota, USA, visited ICAR-NBAIR on 12th July, 2018

    Visakhapatnam: Organic cultivation awareness meet held for tribal farmers, ICAR_NBAIR, Bengaluru on 8-07-2018

    Successfull management of Leptocybe invasa galls on Eucalyptus through Classical Biological control in India

    Visit of Hon'ble Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare to ICAR-NBAIR

    ICAR-NBAIR celebrated International Yoga Day on 21 June 2018

    Hon'ble Prime Minister's Interaction with Farmers on 20-06-2018

    Prayers and Common Yoga Protocol Video Clips on 21 June 2018

    Technology With Toxicology Data

    AICRP-Biological Control 27th workshop held at Thrissur,Kerala on 17 & 18 May 2018

    ICAR-NBAIR Silver Jubilee and Employees Day Celebrations-2018 at ICAR-NBAIR,Bengaluru on 26-05-2018

    ICAR-NBAIR takes new initiative in combating parthenium menace

    Employment Results - For the post of Technical Assistant (T-3) at ICAR-NBAIR,Bangalore
    i. Draft Merit/Rserve List
    ii. Marks scored by the candidates
    iii. List of candidates whose OMR sheets were not evaluated

    Awareness programme on “Invasive Rugose spiralling whitefly in Coconut at ICAR-KVK, Mangalore on 06th February, 2018

    ICAR-NBAIR Scientists awarded the “Certificate of Merit and Appreciation” on 26th Jan 2018

    ICAR-NBAIR Silver Jubilee Celebrations-2018, Curtain Raiser program on 24th January, 2018 at Yelahanka Campus, Bengaluru

    Outbreak of invasive rugose spiraling whitefly on oil palm plantation in Andhra Pradesh

    Second Announcement

    ICAR-NBAIR Organizes International Conference on Biological Control: Approaches & Applications - ICBC 2018

    Circular for Doctors are Nominated as Authorized Medical Attendants for this Bureau period up to 31.12.2018

    Incidence and infestation of invasive rugose spiraling whitefly in Karnataka

    Announcement: International Conference on Biological Control will be conducted in 2018