About SAIF

Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility (SAIF) is available at ICAR-NIPB. Under this facility, major analytical instruments of NIPB, operated and maintained by qualified group of Scientists and staff of NIPB are available. The main objective of SAIF@ICAR-NIPB is to provide access to facilities of sophisticated analytical instruments for scientists and other users from academic institutes, R&D laboratories at a nominal charge.

How to use facility

The instrument available at SAIF@ICAR-NIPB is available for use by any of the scientist, research fellow, students from ICAR and non-ICAR institutes. For using any of the facility available at SAIF@ ICAR-NIPB kindly contact the concerned scientist in charge of the instrument. Contact details of the scientist in charge is available in the details of the instrument.


The instruments which are available at SAIF@ ICAR-NIPB are as follows-

  • Confocal microscope
  • Ion Torrent personal Genome Machine (PGM) system
  • Illumina iScan system
  • Affymetrix Gene Titan System.