16th November 2013, Ranchi
ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region (ICAR-RCER), Ranchi organized ICAR Industry Meet at its Research Centre on 16th November, 2013. The meet was organized in collaboration with Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums (IINRG), Ranchi; Birsa Agricultural University (BAU), Ranchi and Zonal Technology Management Unit, Kolkata.
The meeting was chaired by Dr B.P. Bhatt, Director, ICAR RC for Eastern Region, Patna.
Scientists from ICAR RCER, IINRG, National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology (NIRJAFT), Kolkata and BAU gave the presentation of technologies developed by the institutes. The technologies regarding Low Energy Water Application, Instant Swarna Mushroom Soup Mix and Elite line of capsicum HACAV 271 were also displayed in the exhibition. Improved varieties of different crops developed by ICAR-RCER viz., Swarna Vaidehi in makhana, Swarna Anmol in tomato, Swarna Prafulya in chili, Swarna Atulya in capsicum, Swarna Sneha in bottle gourd, Swarna Yamini in bitter gourd were also released by the Institute Variety Release Committee of ICAR RCER. Swarna Vaidehi is the first variety of makhana to be released in the country.
Dr. A.K. Singh, ZPD, Zone-II, Kolkata; Dr. R. Ramani, Director, IINRG; Dr. Prabhakar Singh, Director Horticulture, Govt. of Jharkhand; Dr. R.P. Singh Ratan, Director Extension, BAU were also present on the occasion.
(Source: ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Ranchi)