3rd February, 2015, Karnal
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research is participating and showcasing its technologies at ASC India Expo concurrently organized with 12th Agricultural Science Congress at ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (3-6 February).
Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki, Hon'ble Governor of Haryana and Punjab inaugurated the expo in presence of Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR and Dr. A.K. Srivastava, Director, NDRI and Convener 12th ASC. Prof. Solanki took keen interest in the ICAR technologies on display and appreciated the efforts to empower the small farmers with user friendly technologies.
ICAR pavilion presents a glimpse of recent technologies that have potential for wide spread use by farming community and related industries. The pavilion also focuses on some of the recent achievements in the field of agricultural research and education along with the initiatives that have been taken to make agriculture more yielding and profitable.
ICAR is providing first hand information on adoption and success of technologies in field conditions. Knowledge resources are also available in print and electronic format. Large number of farmers, students and entrepreneurs are visiting the ICAR pavilion and taking interest in displays.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture)