28th August, 2014, Chandigarh
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla and Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana for breeder seed production of potato by the University.
On this occasion, Dr. NK Krishna Kumar DDG (Horticultural Science) ICAR and Shri Suresh Kumar Financial Commissioner (Development), Government of Punjab were present.
The MoU was signed by Dr. Bir Pal Singh, Director CPRI Shimla and Dr. BS Dhillon, Vice Chancellor, PAU Ludhiana. The main objective of this MoU is to augment the production of breeder seed of important varieties of CPRI by PAU Ludhiana on their seed farm under the technical collaboration of CPRI Shimla.
(Source: CPRI, Shimla)