KSBDB has established Research and Development centres in the districts of Karnataka in association with either a university, technical institute , agriculture college or krishi vigyan kendras. These IDC’s implement entire activities on biofuels. Research at local level is promoted in these IDC. KSBDB has compiled some of these research papers and studies taken up by the IDC Coordinators , research scholars and students in the form of a publication. This publication is a systematic documentation to recognize the efforts of research scholars and it is being published for creating general research awareness among all.