23rd January, 2018, Varanasi
The High Commissioner of the Republic of Mauritius to India, H.E. Mr. J. Goburdhun, visited ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi today. In an interaction with the scientists of the institute, he mentioned the importance of organic and safe production of vegetables and its consumption for human health and nutrition. He showed keen interest in the collaboration between India and Mauritius in the field of vegetable research and development. He also visited the low energy seed storage facility and the Integrated Bee Development Centre (IBDC) of the Institute and appreciated the activities of the Institute.
Dr. Bijendra Singh, Director, ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi briefed about the ongoing activities and achievements of the institute.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi)