1st November 2017, Hyderabad
The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) of Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) celebrated its foundation day at ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad today.
Dr.R.S.Paroda, former Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR), who is also the chairman of the Committee on revamping ASRB delivered foundation day lecture.
Dr. AK Srivastava, Chairman, ASRB, in his welcome address briefed about achievements of ASRB in selecting scientific staff for the ICAR institutes.
Later Dr.Gurbachan Singh and Dr. M.Mahadevappa former chairmen of ASRB and Dr. K.V.Raman former member ASRB spoke on the contributions of ASRB besides making suggestions for reforming the ASRB to adapt to the changing demands of Indian agriculture.
Vice Chancellors of agriculture universities from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra, former member of UPSC, Directors and scientists of ICAR institutes graced the foundation day celebrations.
Dr.CH.Srinivasa Rao, Director, NAARM proposed vote of thanks.
The event was attended by around 200 scientists from various ICAR institutes of the region.
The ASRB review committee will hold formal consultations with the stakeholders such as agriculture University Vice chancellors, Directors and scientists of ICAR institutes from the region, former members of ASRB, other eminent scientists, retired ICAR scientists, agriculture company representatives among others during the next two days.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management , Rajendranagar, Hyderabad)