14th February 2013, New Delhi
Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR and Mr. Girish G. Sohani, President, BAIF Development Research Foundation signed a MoU for collaborative research, training and outreach programmes at New Delhi here today.
Dr. S. Ayyappan informed that the purpose of this MoU is to permit collaborative research which include exchange of scientists and research student, participation in strategic research and germplasm conservation, implementation of development research programmes and outreach programmes to improve transfer of technology in the fields.
ICAR is the apex body for coordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture and allied sectors in the country whereas BAIF Development Research Foundation is recognized as a scientific research organization by DST, DBT and ICAR and has an extensive rural development programmes across the india.
Shri Arvind R. Kaushal, Additional Secretary, DARE and Secretary, ICAR, Dr. K.M.L. Pathak, DDG, Animal Science, Dr. M.M. Pandey, DDG, Engineering, Dr. S.K. Datta, DDG, Crop Sciences, Dr. B. Meenakumari, DDG, Fisheries, Dr. Gaya Prasad, ADG, Animal Health and Dr.A.K Vasisth ADG(PIM/ESM) were also present on the occasion..
(Source: NAIP Mass Media Project, DKMA, ICAR)