BRRI Head Quarter is located in the township of Gazipur 36 km to the north of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. BRRI experimental station at Gazipur was established in 1970 on 76.81 hectares of land. The main focus of the station is to conduct all purpose basic and applied research with particular emphasis on transplanted rice in all seasons: Aus, Aman and Boro. The head quarter is staffed by 190 scientific and 300 support service personnel. The station is equipped with eight laboratories, three green houses, two net houses, a farm machineries workshop, a gene bank and a library.