1st September, 2019, Hyderabad
The ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad celebrates 44th Foundation Day today.
In his Foundation Day Lecture, the Chief Guest, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) applauded the ICAR-NAARM’s significant contribution. He also expressed the expectations in the wake of its new role as “Think Tank” Institution for speeding-up the ICAR’s reforms agenda and work towards fulfilling its commitments under the New India agenda of the government.
The Director General felicitated 8 Innovative Farmers from the various states in recognition of their meritorious contributions for the sustainable and innovative agricultural practices. He also felicitated the winners of ICAR-NAARM Awards for their outstanding contributions.
Dr. Mohapatra released the publications titled “Inspire, Innovate and Change: Field Innovations of Farmer FIRST Project” and “Online Grievance Redressal System” on the occasion.
The Guest of Honor, Padma Shri Dr. Yadlapalli Venkateswara Rao urged the scientific fraternity to promote the farmer and environment-centric scientific and sustainable farming practices like organic farming.
Earlier, Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM briefed about the Academy’s achievements.
The Senior Officials of various ICAR Institutes were also present on the occasion.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)