Th. Biswajit Singh
At present the department has one Rice Research Station at Wangbal that which was established during 1952 for conducting experiments and research, demonstration of improved techniques of cultivation of rice and other filed crops and multiplication of improved and high yielding varieties of crops. So far the State Rice Research Station has released several H.Y.V., including Punshi, Phouoibi, Leimaphou, Akutphou, Ereima, Sanaphou, Pariphou and Ginphou etc.
However after establishment of the CAU and ICAR for NER at Lamphelpat, Imphal West Manipur major research activities have been taken by these Centres.