6th October 2018, Bikaner
Shri Chhabilendra Roul, Special Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR) visited ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner today.
He inaugurated a “Tourist Hut” meant for promotion of tourism activities and products of camel husbandry. He suggested to further to intensify this activity by including all activities of Camel riding, safari and offering milk products etc. as a combined package so that Camel tourism can be showcased as an economic activity to the farmers. He suggested that overall tourism activity involving all institutes of ICAR located at Bikaner can also be planned which will create awareness and goodwill for ICAR and highlight activities of the all ICAR institutes.
Shri Roul also delivered a lecture on “Administrative Reforms in ICAR: Expectations from Institutes” where he stressed upon synergy between different institutes and scientific personnel, which will address the issue of overall welfare of arid region farmers. He said it is important to avoid duplication of work force and facilities and bring cohesiveness among different institutes and experts. It is utmost essential in the present context as the farmer dealing with multiple agricultural resources can get benefit by different new technologies developed by ICAR institutes thereby increasing his income.
Dr. N.V. Patil, Director, NRCC briefed about the Centre’s mandate and achievement.
Dr. P.L. Saroj, Director, ICAR-CIAH briefed about activities and recent achievements of the institutes.
All the staff from local ICAR institutes participated in the event.
(Source: ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner)