Zonal Level Review Workshop of NICRA-TDC of ICAR-ATARI Kolkata

15-16 December, 2016, Kalimpong

The Zonal Level Review Workshop of National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (Technology Demonstration Component) of ICAR- Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kolkata was held at Darjeeling KVK Kalimpong during December 15-16, 2016.

Zonal Level Review Workshop of NICRA-TDC of ICAR-ATARI Kolkata  Zonal Level Review Workshop of NICRA-TDC of ICAR-ATARI Kolkata

Dr. Chirantan Chattopadhyay, Vice Chancellor, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Coochbehar, in his inaugural address he mentioned that the intervention under NICRA should read vulnerability with existing cropping practices and preventing this vulnerability through NICRA intervention is to be a priority.

Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director ICAR-CRIDA, Hyderabad mentioned that the KVKs should focus on details of district on climate resilient information. He emphasized that the successful technologies should be transferred from one KVK area to other areas of KVKs involving other stakeholders.

Dr. S. K. Roy, ATARI Director urged the NICRA-KVKs to prepare case studies/success stories based on the most successful and scalable technologies and those should be replicated in nearby areas.

The workshop was attended by Scientists and Officials of ICAR Institutes, and the Programme Coordinators of NICRA implementing KVKs of Zone II.

One CD on ‘Success Story of NICRA Project of KVK Chatra” published by Birsa Agricultural University was released during the workshop.

(Source: ICAR - Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kolkata)