7th October 2017, Raipur
The 6th foundation day of the ICAR-National Institute of Biotic Stress Management was celebrated here today. The theme of the foundation day was agriculture based women empowerment
Dr.U.K.Mishra, Vice- Chancellor, Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya Durg was the chief guest of the function and Shri S.R.Verma, Director State agricultural management extension training institute (SAMETI) and Registrar IGKV, Raipur was the guest of honor.
Dr. Jagdish Kumar, Director (Acting) delivered welcome address..
Dr P.Kaushal, Joint Director (Research) highlighted the major achievements of institute during last one year.
The event was attended by over 100 farmers including equal proportion of women farmers from nearby villages where extension activities of the institute is being carried out.
All the dignitaries visited the campus and appreciated the efforts of institute in addressing the problems of biotic stress in a comprehensive way.
A farmers-scientists interaction was held on the occasion.
(Source: ICAR-National Institute of Biotic Stress Management, Raipur)