Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Rice Research Institute Act, 1973

( ACT NO. X OF 1973 )

Functions of the Institute
4. The functions of the Institute shall be to-
(a) take over, administer and maintain the former East Pakistan Rice Research Institute established at Joydevpur, Dacca, together with all assets thereof;
(b) carry out research on various aspects of rice improvement and production;
(c) establish research centres and sub-stations in different regions of Bangladesh for carrying out research on different problems of rice;
(d) establish project areas for demonstration of new varieties of rice developed by the Institute and training of farmers for the cultivation of these varieties of rice;
(e) publish annual reports, monographs, bulletins and such other literatures relating to rice research and the activities of the Institute;
(f) establish a laboratory and a library in the Institute;
(g) train extension officers and progressive farmers in modern improved techniques of rice production;
(h) do and perform all other activities which may be necessary for the achievement of the objects of the Institute.

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