K. J. Somaiya Institute of Applied Agricultural Research

Karnataka Institute of Applied Agricultural Research (KIAAR) was established in the year 1971 that is one year before the Godavari Sugar Mills Ltd., was established. The institute was renamed as K. J. Somaiya Institute of Applied Agricultural Research (KIAAR), during the year 1999, in memory of the Founder of the Institute, Late Shri Padmabhushan Karamshibhai J. Somaiya.