1st January, 2020, Bengaluru
Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare visited the ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru today. The Minister urged for commercializing and popularizing the bio-control technologies, especially, the bio-pesticides for targeting the recent invasive on maize, the Fall Army Worm. He also planted the saplings in the Institute’s campus followed by the visit to recently inaugurated Insect Museum and various laboratories.
Earlier, Dr. Chandish R. Ballal, Director, ICAR-NBAIR welcomed the Minister.
(Source: ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru)