26th May, 2015, New Delhi
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research signed a MoU as knowledge partner with DD Kisan here today.
Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR, speaking on the occasion, conveyed his best wishes to the farmer centric DD Kisan Channel which is being launched today by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. He assured knowledge, information and facilitation support to the Channel through countrywide network of ICAR Institutes and its constituents. Kisan Channel will be an effective platform to project success stories of progressive farmers for further replication and motivation, he added. Dr Ayyappan hoped this collaboration will go a long way in enhancing livelihood and income of the farming community.
Dr. Rameshwar Singh, Project Director, DKMA, in his welcome remarks, outlined the objective of MoU and also highlighted salient points of the road map of collaboration.
Shri Ranjan Mukherjee, ADG (O&L)/Kisan Channel (Doordarshan), in his remarks, hoped fruitful knowledge partnership for disseminating latest technical know-how and information to farmers through this Channel.
Dr. Singh and Shri Mukherjee signed MoU on behalf of respective organizations.
Senior officials of ICAR and Kisan Channel were present on the occasion.