1st August 2022, Goa
ICAR – Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa and ICAR – Krishi Vigyan Kendra, North Goa celebrated the Van Mahotsav in collaboration with the Forest Department Goa under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Shri Rajiv Kumar Gupta, IFS, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Goa was the Chief Guest of this event. He also visited the lab and experimental fields of the Institute and appreciated the achievements of the Institute.
Dr. Parveen Kumar, Director of ICAR-CCARI, Goa welcomed the guests.
On the occasion of Van Mahotsav tree planting was undertaken in the newly developed field by the dignitaries, staff of ICAR-CCARI and Forest Department, Goa.
A total of 100 participants were present on the occasion and actively participated in the tree seedling planting of Sandalwood (Santalum album), Red Sanders (Pterocarpus santalinus) and Malabar Neem (Melia dubia).
(Source: ICAR – Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa)