Study visit of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture to CRRI, Cuttack

12th February, 2013, Cuttack

The Parliamentary Committee consisting of Members of Lok Sabha Shri Sanjay Singh Chauhan, Shri Premdas Katheria, Shri Sukhdev Singh Libra, Shri Narayan Singh Amlabe and Dr. Vinay Kumar Pandey ‘Vinnu’ visited CRRI, Cuttack on 12th February, 2013. They were extended a warm welcome by the Director, officials from the Council and Heads of divisions. The Members discussed wide ranging issues on rice farming with special emphasis on minimizing post-harvest crop losses. A meeting was also held with Shri Basudeb Acharia, Member of Parliament and Chairman of the Committee on 13th February at Bhubaneswar. Members advised that a report on the response of the institute to the issues raised by the Members and the Chairman needs to be submitted for perusal of the Committee. The Members expressed satisfaction over the visit to the institute.

(Source: CRRI, Cuttack)