18th June, 2020, Puttur, Karnataka
The ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur, Karnataka celebrated its “35th Foundation Day” today. The “Schedule Caste Sub Plan Farmers Meet” was also organized during the occasion.
The Chief Guest, Shri Chaniya Kalthadka, President, Sullia Taluk Panchayat appreciated the Directorate’s efforts for benefitting the farmers of SC community to make them self-reliant.
The Guest of Honor, Shri Radhakrishna Borker, President, Puttur Taluk Panchayat urged the stakeholder farmers to utilizing the facilities being provided by the government.
Dr. M.G. Nayak, Director, ICAR-DCR briefed about the Institute’s initiation and activities.
Shri Radhakrishna Alva, President, Committee for Social Justice, Puttur Panchayat and Shri Boodiyar Radhakrishna Rai, Former President, APMC, Puttur were also present during the occasion.
The selected farmers of the SC community from Puttur, Belthangady, Sullia and Kadaba Taluks were distributed the agricultural implements like Chain Saw for cutting tree branches, Weed cutters and Sewing Machines, etc., during the occasion.
The three Extension Folders prepared by the scientists and the Annual Report of the Directorate were also released on the occasion.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur, Karnataka)