About Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) :
Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) started functioning from 2001 in Umiam, Meghalaya in the premises of ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region. This is a single window system to allow optimistic interaction between farmers and scientists for effective technology transfer and livelihood improvement. The outstations regional centers and Krishi Vigyan Kendras situated in different districts are also involved and part of the system for meeting the requirements of the farmers in various areas of farm activities.
Presently, the centre is functioning in the ATIC Building along the proposed Highway and is opposite to the Headquarters of the ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam (Meghalaya).
Sale of produce over counter
All the commodities sold over the counter through the ATIC are ensured for quality. It is properly graded, packaged and categories as seed, product for human consumption and animal consumption. All vegetables sold at the centre are farm-fresh and disposed off by the evening.
The ATIC, through the constituent Divisions of ICAR-RC-NEH Region, Umiam is helping the farmers to have technological backstopping and inputs for possible improvement of crop production in the farmers’ field.