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  • With an objective to provide the technical scientific technical know-how for enhancing the farm income by reducing the unnecessary inputs under the Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (MGMG) Scheme, a flagship programme of the Government of India, the team of ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana’s scientists has adopted a cluster of 5 villages in Jind and Karnal Districts of Haryana.
    Date : 01 August, 2020
  • Despite contributing majorly in household chores and being the predominant players in dairying farming activities - one of the major livelihood options for 70 million farm families in India, the women lack the support and encouragement from their family and society.
    Date : 29 July, 2020
  • In his inaugural address, the Chief Guest, Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) highlighted the ICAR’s role in mitigation of land degradation through its Natural Resource Management Institutes located in the different agro-ecological regions of the country since independence.
    Date : 28 July, 2020
  • The ICAR-Indian Institute of Maize Research, Ludhiana, Punjab in collaboration with the ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hills Region, Umiam, Meghalaya introduced a project titled “Promoting improved Technology of maize production in NEH Region” to out-scale the improved maize production technologies in the region.
    Date : 27 July, 2020
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"Indian fish farming industry is poised for a bright future"

22 Jun 2020


Dr Bindu R. Pillai
Acting Director and Head, Aquaculture Production and Environment Division, ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture
 

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Name : Dr Bindu R. Pillai

Designation : Acting Director and Head, Aquaculture Production and Environment Division, ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture

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Name : Dr O.P. Yadav

Designation : Director, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur

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Name : Ravishankar C.N.

Designation : Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT)

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Name : Shubh Swain

Designation : Asst Director, Tata Cornell Institute, TARINA

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Name : Radha Mohan Singh

Designation : Union Agriculture Minister

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EDITOR'S NOTE

13 Jul 2020

Uniting India's farmers: FPOs will strengthen the rural economy

The proposed creation of ten thousand new Farmers’ Producer Organizations (FPOs) until 2023-24 by the government is a big step in the right direction. The empowerment of farmers in a country where 86 perce