1st January, 2015, New Delhi
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research celebrated New Year by launching a cleanliness drive covering different spots in and around the Pusa campus. Senior officials and staff of ICAR headquarters and DARE along with faculty and students of ICAR Institutes at Pusa campus (IARI, IASRI, NCAP, NBPGR, NRCPB, NCIPM and DMR) joined hands to form a huge human chain along the road side of the campus. The event became a point of attraction and appreciation by general public. This was a novel initiative led by Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR.
Employees of ICAR headquarters and ICAR Institutes participated enthusiastically in the cleanliness drive and expressed their commitment for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India. Later, the event culminated into an interactive meeting and gathering in which DG and senior officials of the ICAR addressed and exchanged greetings with the staff.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture)