Delegation from Nepal at ICAR-IIMR, Ludhiana

22nd June, 2022, Ludhiana

A delegation from the Government of Nepal led by Shri Bijay Kumar Yadav, Minister of Land Management, Agriculture and Co-operative, Government of Nepal visited the ICAR-Indian Institute of Maize Research, Ludhiana, Punjab here today. The delegation appreciated the Institute’s activities and the ready-to-eat products developed by the Institute.

Delegation from Nepal at ICAR-IIMR, Ludhiana  Delegation from Nepal at ICAR-IIMR, Ludhiana

Dr. Sujay Rakshit, Director, ICAR-IIMR, Ludhiana apprised the team about the Maize Research and development activities in the country. The releasing of 12 Maize hybrids under the various categories in the last 5 Years which are gaining much popularity among the farmers was also highlighted by him. Dr. Rakshit underlined that the Institute is also in the process of release of the first low phytic acid Maize hybrid in the country.

(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Maize Research, Ludhiana, Punjab)