The Central Integrated Pest Management Centre, Gangtok is a sub-office of the Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage, Faridabad under the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Government of India. Initially this office was setup in 1979 as Central Plant Protection Station (CPPS) for timely detecting and forecasting pest & diseases in major crops introducing plant protection technologies. Afterwards, for better crop protection without harming the environment and the resource base for future generations of farmers and consumers, the Central Plant Protection station (CPPS), Gangtok was converted to Central Integrated Pest Management Centre (CIPMC). The Central I.P.M.Centre was setup at Tadong, Gangtok in Sikkim in May 1991 to implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as an important principle of sustainable crop protection.
Under this programme, field surveys on paddy, maize, wheat, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables, spices and fruit crops are being conducted through regular weekly surveys and rapid roving surveys on predetermined routes throughout Sikkim. The target of pest surveillance during 2003-04 is 10,000 ha.