7th October 2018, Raipur
The 7th foundation day of the ICAR-National Institute of Biotic Stress Management was celebrated here today. The theme of the foundation day was doubling the farmers income through management of major biotic stress in agriculture.
Dr. T P Rajendran, former Assistant Director General (PP&B) and former OSD, ICAR-NIBSM, Raipur graced the occasion as Chief Guest
Dr. Jagdish Kumar, Director (Acting), ICAR-NIBSM delivered welcome address.
Dr Pankaj Kaushal, Joint Director (Research) highlighted the major achievements of Institute during last one year.
The event was attended by over 150 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 also held on the occasion.
(Source: ICAR-National Institute of Biotic Stress Management, Raipur)