3rd January, 2011, Chennai
Indian Council of Agricultural Research participated in 98th Indian Science Congress held at Chennai (3-7 Jan 2011). Commensurating with the theme “Quality Education and Excellence in Science Research in Indian Universities”, four ICAR institutes which are deemed to be universities, viz. Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; National Dairy Research Institute; Karnal, Indian Veterinary Research Institute; Izatnagar and Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai participated in the “Pride of India” exhibition and showcased their higher education programmes. During the event, large number of visitors, mainly students visited the stalls and took keen interest in agricultural educational programmes of ICAR. Communication arm of ICAR, DIPA also participated and showcased the publications and other information products catering the needs of students. Internationally renowned agriculture scientist and thinker Prof. M S Swaminathan appreciated the efforts of ICAR for bringing the excellence for the agricultural education in the country.
(Source: Business Unit, DIPA)