ICAR-CPRI comes under the Division of Horticulture of ICAR (http://www.icar.org.in/hort.htm). The Division is headed by Deputy Director General (Horticulture), who reports to the Director General of ICAR. The institute is headed by a Director who is the overall in-charge of the activities related to research, education, extension and administration. The Director is assisted by one Joint Director posted at CPRI RS Campus, Modipuram, six Heads of the Divisions, viz. Divisions of Crop Improvement, Crop Production, Plant Protection, Seed Technology, Crop Physiology, Biochemistry and Post Harvest Technology, and Social Sciences and six Heads of the Research Stations.
The research work conducted by the institute is reviewed every five years by a high power Quinquennial Review Team (QRT). Besides, the annual progress of research projects are critically analyzed by external reviewers of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and internally by the Institute Research Council (IRC). The institute has a Management Committee with 13 members including 4 scientists of the institute, 3 representatives of State Agricultural Universities and State Agriculture/ Horticulture Departments, 2 farmer representatives and 1 representative each of the ICAR Headquarter and the Finance/Accounts Department of ICAR. The IMC meets 2-3 times in a year to review broad policy and financial matters of the institute.
Some of the other major committees who assist in working of the institute
- The Institute Joint Staff Council (IJSC);
- Grievance Cells;
- Post Graduate Committee;
- Publication Committee,
- Purchase Committee;
- Library Committee;
- Women Cell