03rd January, 2018
ICAR-National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata celebrated its 80th foundation day today.
Dr. Nawab Ali, former DDG (Engineering), ICAR and Chief Guest of the event delivered the foundation day lecture. He has emphasized upon the research on frontier areas for diversification and value addition to natural fibres.
Dr. D. Sur, former Senior Deputy Director, IJIRA and Guest of Honour of the event in his address urged the scientists to take forward the legacy of the past researchers in doing research and extension for the upliftment of jute growers and jute industry.
Dr. A.N. Roy, Director (Acting), in his welcome address, apprised the august audience about the glorious past of the institute and its progress over the years.
Retired and present staff members of the institute, entrepreneurs and representatives from local R&D institutes have participated in this esteemed event.
(Source: ICAR- National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata)