1. Collection
Registered Number 1060
Acronym NAIMCC
Full Name National Agriculturally Important Microbial Culture Collection
Institution National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (NBAIM)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma
Postal Address Kushmaur,Mau,Uttar Pradesh,275101
Country India
Telephone 1 (91) - 547 2530158
Telephone 2 (91) - 547 2530080
Fax 1 (91) - 547 2530358
Fax 2 (91) - 547 2530381
E-mail 1 nbaimicar@gmail.com
Homepage http://www.mgrportal.org.in 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Department of Agriculture Research and Education (DARE); Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma
Curator Dr. Sushil Kumar Sharma (Bacteria & Actinomycetes)
Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma (Fungi)
Dr. Dhananjaya Pratap Singh (Cyanobacteria)
Mr. Udai Bhan Singh (Fungi)
Dr. Prem Lal Kashyap (Fungi)
Dr. Hillol Chakdar (Bacteria &Cyanobacteria)
Mr. Karthikeyan Nanjappan (Bacteria & Archaea)
Dr. Pandiyan Kuppusamy (Bacteria & Fungi)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (6)
Mycology (4)
Assistants (2)
Computer specialist (1)
Supporting Staff (2)
Total (15)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
General microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Agricultural Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria & Fungi)
Liquid N2(Bacteria & Fungi)
Subculturing(Bacteria & Fungi)
Glycerol Stock(Bacteria)
Mineral Oil Stock(Fungi)
Live cultures(Cyanobacteria)
Control of the culture Morphological Characters
Biochemical tests
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadCABI(UK)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1464 0
Fungi 3110 0
Cyanobacteria 120 0
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Bacteria 1341 0
Fungi 3068 0
Cyanobacteria 120 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Research scholars, staff and scientists of NBAIM, Mau
exchange with Other microbial culture collections viz. VTCC, DMR, MTCC, MCC and others
fee for Fee for researchers
fee for Fee for Industries
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 2009 year(s)
Plan to publish the third edition in 2014
Catalogue Computerized http://www.mgrportal.org.in
10. Services
Services Storage service(Microbial Cultures)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Microbial characterization
Other Service Microbial germplasm registration
Designated national repository for microorganisms
Planning to start sequencing and SEM services very soon
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2014-03-17
Date of Reply 2014-03-17