27th September 2013, New Delhi
An interaction meeting between ICAR Subject Matter Divisions (SMDs) and Nigerian delegation was organized at NASC complex here today. As Chairman of the session, Dr. K.D. Kokate, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension), ICAR welcomed the Nigerian delegation and briefed about the major activities and programmes of ICAR and SMDs. Dr. Arvind Kumar, DDG (Education); Dr. B. Meenakumari, DDG (Fisheries); Dr. D. Rama Rao, National Director, NAIP; Dr. Rameshwar Singh, Project Director, DKMA and Assistant Director Generals from SMDs briefly sketched the activities of concerned divisions before the delegation.
The Nigerian delegation including 17 senior agricultural officers led by Dr. Ahmed H. Usman, Director of Partnership and Linkages of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria is visiting India as study tour under West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP) from 25th to 3rd October, 2013. During the visit, the delegation would visit ICAR institutes, KVKs, State Agricultural Universities and will have interactions with ICAR officials and agripreneurs.
(Source: NAIP Mass Media Project, DKMA)