14th May, 2022, Hyderabad
“The students should work on the problems faced by the farming community not just to increase their productivity; but, also enhance the overall welfare”, said Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice-President of India. Shri Naidu was addressing the “4th Graduation Ceremony of Post-Graduate Diploma in Management-Agri Business Management (PGDM-ABM) Programme of ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad” here today.
Shri Naidu awarded the Degrees to 144 Students from four batches of the Institute. One Student from each Batch was also awarded with the Director’s Medal for their Outstanding Overall Performances and Gold Medal for their Best Academic Performances by the Vice-President of India. He also accentuated the country could become Aatma Nirbhar only when the agriculture sector continues to grow in the future as well. For this, Shri Naidu stressed, the sectors need innovations and use of frontier technologies which can be disseminated through the Agri-Business Professionals.
The Guest of Honor, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) commended the PGDM-ABM Programme of the Academy which not only achieved 100% placement; but, also provided the quality manpower to the Agri-Business Industry and Start-Ups. The Academy’s contributions of capacity building of the NARS and Think-Tank Research Policy Development in Agriculture and Food Systems for the country were applauded by the Director General.
Earlier, welcoming the dignitaries, Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad underlined the Institute’s overall achievements of skill development, education programmes, placement activities, international training and policy development covering all the sub-sectors of agriculture.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)