The Institute of Natural Resources (INR), Meghalaya is one of the Institutes established under the State Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya. The Institute’s main objective is to manage and strengthen knowledge for natural resources and sustainable livelihoods.
The Institute of Natural Resources, Meghalaya seeks to address the issues regarding sustainable natural resources use by strengthening and empowering the capacity of the concerned stakeholders particularly, farming communities and other entrepreneurs who are directly depending on the natural resources for meeting their basic and livelihoods needs.
This Institute facilitates the required knowledge services through the Centre for Bio-Resources, Centre for Water Resources, Centre for Land Resources, Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Centre for Weather Monitoring and Advisory.
The Institute’s goal is to pursue enrichment and empowerment of the people/community with time tested conservation technologies, management practices and knowledge for improved productivity and profitability without deteriorating the natural resource base.