ICAR Awarded for Innovation Research

31st August, 2017, New Delhi

 The Clarivate Analytics, formerly the IP & Science Division of Thomson Reuters, recognized the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) with Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Awards – Top 50 based on the metrics related to patents that are purely innovative. The South Asia Head Shri Arvind Pachhapur along with his team presented the award trophy to Dr. T. Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR in Krishi Bhawan.

The metrics used for this award are a combination of patent volume (patens published) as well as patent quality (grant success rate, extent of globalization and citations). The data analysis has been done by the Clarivate Analytics using their analysis tools.

Dr. Mohapatra thanked the Clarivate Analytics for the recognition of ICAR’s contribution by assessing the Innovation Trends. He further appraised the Clarivate Anlaytics team about the ICAR contribution to Indian Science as well as to food security, and outlined the areas where ICAR could benefit out of such research output data analysis. Dr. A.K. Singh (DDG, Horticulture & Crop Sciences), Dr. M.B. Chetti (ADG, HRD), Dr. P.S. Pandey, ADG (EDPD&HS), Dr. A. Arunachalam and Dr. S.K. Malik were present during the occasion.

(Source: ICAR Hq , New Delhi)