In order to
bestow greater functional flexibility, and broader reach
in delivery against the
emerging challenges in the field of Plant Health Management,
a very crucial area for enhancing our country's agricultural
production, the Department of Agriculture & Cooperation of the
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Walfare, Govt. of India had taken a decision for
transforming this Institute into an autonomous body vide
resolution F. No. 20-62/2007-PP I dated 13th October,2008.
Consequently, the Institute has been registered as an Autonomous
Society under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Walfare, Govt. of India, in
the Office of the Registrar of Societies, Rangareddy District,
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on 24th October, 2008 under the name,
National Institute of Plant Health Management with
Registration No. 1444 of 2008 under the Andhra Pradesh Societies
Registration Act, 2001 (Act No.35 of 2001).