22nd June, 2015, Hazaribagh
Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture visited Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station, Hazaribag on 22nd June, 2015. The Minister appreciated the activities and the work being done and their impact on improving rainfed rice cultivation in India. He emphasized on on-farm demonstrations to be taken up in the vicinity of the station beside other districts while co-opting state department officials and extension agencies Minister also released a Hindi booklet entitled “झारखण्ड के वर्षाश्रित क्षेत्रों में टिकाऊ कृषि प्रबंधन” on this occasion
Earlier, Dr S Ayyappan, Secretary (DARE) and Director General (ICAR) welcomed the Minister and Dr M Variar, OIC, CRURRS briefed about the activities of the station.
Shri R Rajagopal, Additional Secretary (DARE) and Secretary (ICAR), Dr R Ramani, OSD, IARI-J, Dr AK Singh, ZPD (Zone II), Scientists & staff of CRURRS participated in the occasion.
(Source: Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station, Hazaribagh)