ICAR Celebrates 76th Independence Day

15th August 2022

ICAR and its Institutes celebrated India’s 76th Independence Day with patriotic fervor and enthusiasm.

     

Dr. Himanshu Pathak, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) hoisted the Tiranga at Natonal Agricultural Science Complex and ICAR Employee Residential Complex, Krishi Vihar.

In his address, Dr. Pathak quoted the slogan given by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi for New India, “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan”. As called upon by Prime Minister, the DG said, ICAR being an apex research organization should work towards achieving innovation in Agriculture. 

   

The Director General also urged that each Scientist, each Institute and ICAR as a whole should take SANKALP for developing new technologies, varieties for achieving food and nutritional security.

Dr. Pathak applauded the role of Scientists for achieving self-sufficiency in food grain production in the country. Climate and environment play an important role in agricultural productivity, he added. He emphasized on developing climate resilient agriculture through sustainable practices which provides income along with food, nutritional and environmental security. An approach which helps in converging our resources and help the farmers and farm women to earn from small holdings, he said.

Dr.  Trilochan Mohapatra, former Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR); Deputy Directors General and Officials of ICAR were present during the occasion.

 

ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research Hyderabad

ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research Hyderabad