Development of precise agricultural machinery at par with international norms emphasized

6th October 2016, Bhopal

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) visited ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal today. In his address to staff of the Institute, Dr. Mohapatra highlighted the role of mechanization in Indian agriculture and emphasized on development of precise agricultural machinery at par with international norms and to ensure quality of machinery developed.

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He appreciated ICAR –CIAE for helping in creating of over 125 soybased enterprises and over 400 custom hiring centres. He advised to document such success stories and their video films be prepared to motivate others to take Agri-Business Entrepreneurship.

Dr Mohatra, appreciated the role of Institute’s Prototype Production Centre and urged that ICAR-CIAE should encourage technology commercialization and the industrial liasioning to ensure better quality machinery to the farmers.

Dr KK Singh, Director, ICAR-CIAE highlighted the achievements of the institute.  
DG was accompanied by Dr SK Chaudhery, ADG (Soils) and Dr PK Agarwal, ADG (NASF).

(Source: CAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal