Besides the main campus at Puttur, an Experimental Station at Shantigodu, which is 13 km. away from the main campus also forms part of this Directorate. This Experimental Station was started as Cashew Seed Farm under Central Plantation Crops Research Institute in the year 1972. During 1986 when NRC Cashew (presently Directorate of Cashew Research) was established at Puttur, this became as Experimental Station under the preview of NRC Cashew, Puttur and now under Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur.
- The 3rd meeting of 8th IRC was held on 12-13 Oct., 2020 at this Directorate.
- The ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research (ICAR-DCR), Puttur and M/s Abhay Engineers, Hoige Bazar, Mangaluru 575 001 signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for non-exclusive licensing of “Rotating drum roasting machine for raw cashewnuts”on 13.10.2020. Dr. Anitha Karun, Director, ICAR-DCR and Mr. VinayakShenoy, of M/s Abhay Engineers, Mangalurusigned the MoU, Dr. SiddannaSavadi and Dr. Balasubramanian were present during the occasion.
- Hindi week was celebrated in ICAR-DCR, Puttur during the last week of September in association with Puttur Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC).