Research Centre for Bihar & Jharkhand
was set up in T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur on 30th March,
1996 pursuant to the Gazette Notification No. 5-6/84-RC-ES/EA dated
1/12.3.96 made by the Government of India, Ministry of Agriculture,
Department of Agriculture & Co-operation, Directorate of Economics
and Statistics, New Delhi, sanctioned by the President of India.
Centre has been assigned the following functions by the Ministry of
Agriculture, Government of India:-
To conduct investigation into specific agro-economic problems which
are of special interest to the Ministry either at micro or macro
To carry out research works on structural changes and fundamental
problems of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development of the
To give technical advice to the Union Government and States on such
issues as with mutual agreement may be referred to them.