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Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) visits ICAR-IIWM on 21st July 2019


Dr.Trilochan Mohapatra, Secy(DARE) & DG(ICAR), visited ICAR-IIWM, Bhubaneswar on 21.7.2019 and reviewed the activities of ICAR institutes and OUAT on doubling farmers' income. The meeting was attended by the Vice-Chancellor, OUAT, Directors of NRRI, CIFA, IIWM, CIWA and Heads of RC-CTCRI, CHES, RC-CARI and scientists of IIWM. In his opening remark, Dr. Mohapatra informed about some of the recent initiatives of Govt. of India such as 100-days target and Jal Shakti Abhiyan, and called upon the institution heads to work on the targets in a time bound manner. He also outlined the priorities and recent engagements of ICAR with other departments for spreading the reach of ICAR technologies. Dr. P.K. Agarwal, Vice-Chancellor, OUAT, gave an account of the activities of OUAT and the KVKs in doubling farmers' income in selected villages and discussed the progress. Presentations were also made by Directors and Heads of ICAR institutes on the activities being implemented and planned for doubling farmers' income and progress made in adopted villages. Different issues faced during course of implementation of programmes were also discussed. In his concluding remark, Dr. Mohapatra advised the institution heads to work together with KVKs on convergence mode in selected villages of each district of Odisha and provide science based solutions to the problems of farmers by leveraging the on-going programmes of the government. On the occasion, Secy (DARE)& DG(ICAR) released three publications of ICAR-IIWM. The meeting ended with vote of thanks to the Chair and guests.








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