9th November, 2012
The Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI) observed Agriculture Education Day on 9th November, 2012. The day was marked with the participation of more than 120 students along with their teachers from 12 educational institutions around Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Several activities including inspirational talks, career counseling, exhibition on agriculture projects and speech and quiz competition were organized. A compilation entitled "Miracles of Agricultural Science" was brought out and circulated among the students. In the closing function Prof. B.C. Tripathy, Vice-Chancellor, Ravenshaw University addressed the participants on the 'importance of biodiversity and basic research in biology'. Dr. T. Mohapatra, Director chaired the closing ceremony and sensitized the students on 'Scope of Agricultural Science'. Prizes were distributed by the Chief Guest among the successful students and teams.
(Source: CRRI, Cuttack)