Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Hon'ble DG, ICAR and Secretary, DARE, New Delhi visited ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar on 24.04.2016 and reviewed the progress of research activities in the institute. He called upon the scientists to generate technologies which are farmers' friendly. He also emphasized that the viable technologies of the institute needs to be validated in the farmers' field and put into the technology transfer chain for their dissemination on large scale. He has also visited the laboratory facilities of the Institute and suggested measures for further modernization.
On that day Dr. A.K. Singh, DDG (Agril. Extension), ICAR highlighted the role of KVKs in transfer of technology and urged the research institutes to provide their technologies to respective KVKs for further refinement and dissemination. In the beginning of the programme, Dr. S.K. Ambast, Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management highlighted the significant achievements of the institute.