23rd April, 2021, Hyderabad
The ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad organized a Virtual Workshop on “Science Communication for I.F.S. Probationers belonging to 2019-21 and 2020-22 Batches from Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun, Uttarakhand” today.
The Virtual Workshop was organized as a part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the ICAR-NAARM and IGNFA.
Shri Bharat Jothi, I.F.S., Director, IGNFA highlighted the need for building adequate skills in technical and scientific writing in the light of changing trends in the professional services of the officers, some of which requiring full time research.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad deliberated about the importance of science communication for the I.F.S. Officers for societal advancements. He also provided the broad types of issues they may attempt to communicate on the different platforms.
A total of 165 Probationers including the Officers belonging to the Royal Bhutan Forest Service and Faculty Members of the Academy participated in the Webshop.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)