For the high-quality research work done in the unique area of Agri-nanotechnology, TERI is also highly recognized by the Government of India. DBT, Govt. of India, has awarded TDNBC the first of its kind “Centre of Excellence for Advanced research in agriculture nanotechnology”. The Centre was also made the nodal agency for drafting the Indian guidelines for regulation of Nano-agriproducts.
The Centre also harbors the mycorrhiza bio-fertilizer research facility, which is also world renowned for developing in-vitro mass production technology for synthesis of biofertilizer based formulations for sustainable agriculture.
Through training and networking programs, TDNBC is also working towards capacity building for Nano-biotechnology research in India as well as many developing/poor countries in Asia and Africa. The Centre provides a hub for 50 PhD students researching under the Deakin India Research Initiative (DIRI).