5th October, 2021, Goa
The ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa organized the Technical Seminar on “Recent Advances in Mango Production, Processing and Marketing Opportunities” today.
The Seminar was jointly organized with the Goa State Council for Science & Technology (GSCS&T) and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) under the Gramya Vikas Nidhi.
In his inaugural address, the Chief Guest, Dr. Tariq Thomas, I.A.S., Secretary, DST& WM, Government of Goa appreciated the efforts initiated for successfully getting GI registration of “Mankurad” Mango.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Dr. Parveen Kumar, Director, ICAR-CCARI, Goa outlined the importance of Geographical indications of “Mankurad” Mango for the state of Goa.
The main objective of the Seminar was to give impetus for seeking the Geographical Indication (GI) Registration for “Mankurad” Mango.
The Seminar organized as a part of the “Bharat Ka Amrut Mahotsav” to commemorate 75 Years of India’s Independence registered participation by 45 Mango Farmers along with the senior officials of GSCS&T; State Agricultural Department and Institute’s Staff Members.
(Source: ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa)