Ranchi, 9 September 2016.
Hon'ble Governor of Jharkhand, Smt Droupadi Murmu , visited Surface Coating Lab and observed various lac based coating technologies and also visited the Institute’s museum at Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums. Hon'ble Governor of Jharkhand also chaired the valedictory function of the Model Training Course, sponsored by Directorate of Extension, Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, held between 2 and 9 September 2016.
Smt Murmu also released a training manual, Natural Resins and Gums: Agribusiness Modules for Skill and Entrepreneurship Development. Hon'ble Governor of Jharkhand, Smt Droupadi Murmu, emphasized to strengthen marketing facilities for natural resins and gums including lac. Hon'ble Governor of Jharkhand also planted a sapling of kusum (Schleichera oleosa) at Institute Research Farm, Indian Institute of Natural Resin and Gum, Ranchi and also visited the institute museum.
A total of 23 participants from State Forest Departments, Cooperative Federations and Agricultural Departments from Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Asom, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Delhi received the certificates.
(Source:Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi)