- Name of Institution : Directorate of Wheat Research
- Type of Institution : Research – Agricultural Research
- Location : New Delhi
- Courses Offered : Research Programs
- Establishment Date :1965
- Website : www.dwr.in
The Directorate of Wheat Research was established in the year 1965 in the capital of India New Delhi by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. The institute was initially referred to by the name of All India Coordinated Wheat Improvement Project (AICWIP). It was in the year 1978 that the institute acquired its present name. The chief objective of the institute is to introduce scientific and technological ideas which will lead to a rise in the amount of wheat and barley production in the country. Researchers at the Directorate of Wheat Research travel to nurseries located all over the country to monitor and ensure the proper growth of plants.