Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar announced awards in various categories on Friday in a virtual ceremony to mark the 93rd foundation day of the ICAR, an organisation under the Ministry of Agriculture.
New Delhi: The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare along with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries has finalized products from agricultural, horticultural, animal, poultry, milk, fisheries, aquaculture and marine sectors for the ‘One District One Focus Product’ (ODOFP) covering 728 districts across the country. After taking a thorough feedback from the states, Union Territories […]
New Delhi: The India Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on Sunday said that its Bhopal-based Indian Institute of Soil Science has been awarded the prestigious King Bhumibol World Soil Day 2020 Award by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). The award was conferred to the ICAR on the occasion of World Soil Day, celebrated on […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In view of the hardships faced by parents and the students due to COVID-19 pandemic and consequent nation-wide lockdown, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has advised National Testing Agency (NTA) to extend/revise the dates for submission of online application forms for various examinations. Accordingly, the National Testing Agency has further extended/ revised […]
Bengaluru: The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will start a Farmers’ Innovation Fund (FIF), said Director General Trilochan Mohapatra at the first-ever Farmers’ Science Congress, a part of the ongoing 107th Indian Science Congres. “We will start in a small way to see how successful it is and then move in a big way. […]
Cuttack: Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Dr Trilochan Mohapatra has called upon farm scientists to encourage youths to take up farming in large scale. Speaking at ‘Dhaan Diwas’, the foundation day celebration of National Rice Research Institute here today, Mohapatra, who is also the secretary of Department of Agricultural Research and […]
Bhubaneswar: An International Centre for Foot and Mouth Disease (ICFMD) has been opened at Jatni Argul on the outskirts of capital city. While inaugurating the facility on Utkal Divas, Union Agriculture Minister Radhamohan Singh said many SAARC countries would be benefited by the centre besides India. Virus of the deadly disease will be identified and […]
Kochi: Kochi-headquartered Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is set to open a new regional research centre in Digha, West Bengal, aimed at fulfilling research and development needs, an official said on Thursday. This is the 11th regional research centre of the CMFRI — the largest fisheries research institute in the country under the Indian […]