The institute was established as a National Goat Research Centre in July, 1976 at Makhdoom village near Farah town of Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh (India).
It got the status of a full-fledged Institute on 12th July, 1979, and was named as the Central Institute for Research on Goats with the mandate to conduct both applied
and fundamental research on all aspects of goat production and product utilization.
To develop - the Goat- as a source of livelihood and nutritional security
for the prosperity of India.
Improvement in productivity of goat through research, extension and
To undertake Research, Training and Extension Education Programmes
for improving milk, meat and fiber production of goats and to develop
processing technologies of goat products.
CIRG is committed to enhance goat productivity through research,
extension and HRD support for the benefit of society, industry and
Towards this, we shall,
Continue to align our actions with organizational values.
Implement QMS as a platform for improving performance standard.
Continually improve our performance by periodical review of quality objectives.
Actively involve and adequately empower all personnel.
To undertake basic and applied research in all disciplines relating to goat production and products technology.
To develop update and standardize area specific package of practices on breeding, feeding, management prophylactic and curative health cover of goats.
To impart National and International Trainings in specialized fields of goat research and development.
To transfer technologies for improving milk, meat and fibre production and value addition of goat products.
To provide referral and consultancy services on goat production and product technologies.
ICAR - CIRG Signature
DESCRIPTION OF THE SIGNATURE
The signature of ICAR - Central Institute for Research on Goats (ICAR-CIRG), Makhdoom, Farah, Mathura UP depicts CIRG in goat model.
The dot of letter I in CIRG proportionately symbolizes goat products as Red colour for Meat, Brown colour for Hide, Cream colour for fiber and white for milk.
The logo of ICAR-CIRG is placed in the centre of letter R of signature.
The water mark in the signature symbolically represents the Laboratory-Administrative Building of the ICAR-CIRG.
The tagline Goat: The Future Animal projects goat as better climate adaptability, draught tolerance, better survivability and high market demand.
The Signature of ICAR - Central Institute for Research on Goats (ICAR-CIRG), Makhdoom, Farah, Mathura was designed under the supervision of Dr. Manish K Chatli, Director, by the team of scientists comprising of Dr. Ashok Kumar, Dr. R.V.S. Pawaiya, Dr. A. K. Dixit, Dr. K. Gururaj and Dr. Y. K. Soni.
The Signature was released by Dr. B N Tripathi, DDG (AS) ICAR New Delhi on 04-05-2023 in presence of Director, ICAR-CIRG, Dr. M. K. Chatli.