Address: ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms Kushmaur, Mau Nath Bhanjan - 275103 (U.P.) India
National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (NBAIM) was established through a funded project sponsored by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture (Government of India) in the IX Plan in 2001 under the auspices of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Initially, the bureau started functioning at Old NBPGR Building, New Delhi and then shifted to Kusmaur, Mau Nath Bhanjan, Uttar Pradesh on 1st June, 2004.
"To act as the nodal Institute at national level for acquisition and management of indigenous and exotic microbial genetic resources for food and agriculture, and to carry out related research and human resource development, for sustainable growth of agriculture"
Exploration and Collection of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (AIMs)
Identification, characterization and documentation of AIMs
Conservation, maintenance and utilization of AIMs
Surveillance of indigenous/exotic AIMs
Microbial diversity and systematics
Human resource development