Address: Central Tobacco Research Institute, bhaskarnagar, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
To conduct research on different types of tobacco, with
greater emphasis on exportable types, on all phases of
production management with a view of attaining economic
advantage / benefit to the tobacco growers through
improvement in quality a
nd quantity of tobacco.
To collect tobacco germplasm from world over and to
maintain and operate tobacco genetic resources which will
be made available to scientists and National /
To conduct research on economically viable and
sustainable cropping systems alternative to tobacco.
To conduct research on diversified uses of tobacco and
development of value-added products viz., phytochemicals.
To produce and distribute quality seeds of notified
varieties of tobacco
To publish and disseminate research findings and
recommendations of latest technology for the benefit of
the tobacco growers, scientific community, policy makers
and development agencies.