1st November 2013, Jhansi
Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute (IGFRI), Jhansi celebrated its 52nd Foundation Day on 1st November, 2013.
Padam Bhushan Prof. R.B. Singh, President, NAAS, New Delhi delivered the Foundation Day Lecture on ‘Grasslands and Forages for Greening Livelihoods’ as Chief Guest. Prof. Singh expressed his satisfaction over the progress achieved by IGFRI in the past 51 years. He emphasized upon the management of resources to enhance forage productivity. Prof. Singh also released ‘Saga of IGFRI Journey’ and other books/bulletins on different aspects of forage research.
Guest of Honor, Dr. V.S. Tomar, Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur addressed the audience on the importance of quality forage for nutritional security. Dr. S.K. Dhyani, Director, NRCAF was also present on the occasion and stressed upon the need of food-fodder cropping system on marginal lands.
Earlier, Dr. P.K. Ghosh, Director, IGFRI welcomed the dignitaries and informed the gathering about the progress made during the past one year by the institute.
(Source: AKMU, IGFRI, Jhansi)