New Steps, Progressive Steps
The e-book, New Steps, Progressive Steps, presents new initiatives, achievements and way forward of the Department of Agricultural Research and Education/Indian Council of Agricultural Research in brief.
During last six months, significant and important steps were taken for encouragement and expansion of agricultural research and education which includes establishment of new agricultural universities, colleges and research institutes across the country.
Special efforts were made to mitigate climatic aberrations and maintain sustainability of food security. New and improved varieties of crops were developed and released and initiatives were taken to enhance livestock productivity.
Acting on the call of ‘Lab to Land’, steps were taken to further strengthen Krishi Vigyan Kendras and new schemes have been prepared for enhancing reach of technologies to farmers.
Special efforts are being made to realize the potential of Per Drop, More Crop.
Progressive steps in international cooperation in agricultural education and research have scaled up the prestige of India.
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