Golden Jubilee Foundation day of ICAR-CSSRI celebrated

1stMarch 2018 at Karnal

ICAR-CSSRI has celebrated its 50thGolden Jubilee Foundation Daytoday.

Sh. Chhabilendra Roul, Special Secretary, DARE and Secretary ICAR was the Chief Guest.. In his Golden Jubilee Foundation Day lecture Shri Roul appreciated the efforts and zeal of ICAR-CSSRI scientists to bring laurels to the Institute as well as to the NRM division by reclaiming 2.14million ha of salt affected land which is contributing more than 16 million metric tons of food grains annually to the national food basket. He urged the scientist that in the climate change scenario achieving nutritional security to all the people is the main challenge in the future. For achieving this goal, a holistic approach for sustainable agriculture needs to be developed, he added.

Dr. PC Sharma, Director ICAR-CSSRI briefed the house regarding the institute research achievements, research activities and new initiatives and new challenges being taken by the institute.

In this auspicious occasion, former Directors of ICAR-CSSRI were also felicitated.

In their remarks, all the formers Directors appreciated the research achievements of ICAR-CSSRI and recalltheir association with the institute.They emphasized that research science must influence the country’s policies for the betterment of the farmers

(Source: ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal)