Central Avian Research Institute (CARI) was established on the 2nd November, 1979 at Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh under the aegis of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to provide all-round support to the growth of poultry sector. Since its inception, this Institute has been playing an important role by providing need based R&D support for diversified poultry production, processing and marketing, apart from Post-graduate education, training and technology transfer activities for augmenting productivity, production and profitability of the Indian poultry sector. The Institute remains responsive and vigilant to the ever evolving needs of the poultry sector through development of cutting edge technologies targeting specific problems faced by the industry. The R&D accomplishments of the Institute have been widely acclaimed as evident from a long list of prestigious national and international awards and laurels the Institute has been adorned with. Moreover, the Institute has been continuously updating and reorienting its R&D focus abreast with the latest developments taking place globally and in accordance with the changing needs of the domestic poultry sector.