The XXII Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting of VPKAS, Almora was held on September 14, 2018 under the Chairmanship of Dr. K.R. Dhiman, Ex. Vice Chancellor, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan. The RAC members present in the meeting were Dr. Jai C. Rana, National Coordinator, Bioversity International – India Office, New Delhi; Dr. Hemendra Chandra Bhattacharyya, Ex-Director, Extension Education, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat; Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma, Ex. Director NBAIM, Mau; Dr. K.K. Satpathy, Ex-Director, NIRJAFT, Kolkata and Dr. B.S. Mahapatra, Prof. Agronomy, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar. The meeting was also attended by the Director, HODs, all scientists of the Institute and Coordinators of both KVKs i.e. Uttarkashi and Bageshwar. After the welcome and introduction of RAC and scientists, presentation of ATR of last recommendations and results by the respective Heads/ Section In-charges were made. During the course of presentation, discussion was also held.