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, 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, 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).