19th March 2018, Hyderabad
Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman, NABARD and his team visited ICAR–National Academy of Agriculture Research Management and its incubation centre a-IDEA toady.
Dr. Bhanwala, while addressing the probationer trainee scientists of Foundation Course of Agricultural Research Services (FOCARS), Foundation Course for Faculty of Agricultural Universities (FOCFAU) and PGDMA students urged the scientist’s trainees to take up real challenges with respect to soil degradation, environmental challenges and other cost saving technology development. He evoked audience by saying that entrepreneurial opportunities are there for everybody and now the time has come to take the challenges rather than routine jobs.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR – NAARM in his welcome address briefed about the activities of NAARM and its incubation centre a-IDEA. He emphasized the strategies for meeting the SDGs and national missions of doubling farmer’s income with stronger collaborations. He also highlighted the role of ICAR- NAARM, its incubation centre a-IDEA in achieving these national goals.
Later the team visited a-IDEA, housed at Centre for Agri-Innovation to see the incubation operations.
(Source: ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad)