23rd July 2017, Ranchi
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra , Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) visited ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi and ICAR-Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ranchi heretoday.In his address, he emphasized on working for doubling farmer`s income. He urged the researchers to prioritize work in order to provide goal oriented results. Intensive and aggregated effortsalways lead to better performance with in the available resources, he added. He dwelt upon the various structural and administrative reforms being taken up by the ICAR to increase efficiency of the organization.
He visited laboratories and Institute Research Farm of the Institute and interacted with more than 100 Scientists and other staff of local ICAR institutes viz.,IINRG, IIAB, Ranchi; ICAR-RCER-RC, Plandu, ICAR-CRRUHS, Hazaribag, Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi and Programme Coordinators from various KVKs located at Jharkhand at IINRG, Ranchi.
Dr. Mohapatra planted a sapling in the Institute Research Farm of IINRG.
Earlier, Dr KK Sharma, Director, ICAR-IINRG, Ranchi briefed about the achievements and activities of the Institute.
Dignitaries present on the occasion were Dr BP Bhat, Director, ICAR-RCER, Patna, Dr P Kaushal, VC BAU, Dr Anjani Kumar, Director, ATARI, Patna and DR TR Sharma, Jt Director, IIAB, Ranchi.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi)