|The Institute is committed to promotion of science and technology with emphasis on high standards of research and development activities for the benefit of mankind and the nation. The current research activities encompass biological sciences and focus on these three broad areas|
Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) is an autonomous, grant-in-aid research institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Goverment of India. It was established in 1946 by the Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science as MACS Research Institute and renamed as ARI in 1992 in honour and memory of its founder Director, late Professor S.P. Agharkar.
Agharkar Herbarium of Maharashtra Association (AHMA)