22nd November, 2014, Goa
A group meet for Spring, Summer and Rice fallow cultivation on Moongbean and Urdbean of All India Co-ordinated Research Project on “MULLaRP was organized at ICAR-Central Cosatal Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-CCARI), Old Goa on 22nd November, 2014.
Dr. B. B. Singh, Assistant Director General (Oilseeds and Pulses), ICAR, and Chief Guest of the event, deliberated the various issues on pulses research in the country. Dr. Singh, released new variety of cowpea, Goa Cowpea-3 developed by ICAR-CCARI.
Dr Narendra Pratap Singh, Director, ICAR-CCARI in his welcome address emphasised the need and scope for pulse research in the coastal region.
Dr. N. P. Singh, Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research (ICAR-IIPR), Kanpur delivered the introductory remarks, while Dr. Sanjeev Gupta, Project Co-ordinator (MULLaRP) delivered the exhaustive report on research achievements and future programmes.
Principle Investigtaors from MULLaRP project centres presented the progress of research and the issues regarding pulses production.
(Source: ICAR-CCARI, Goa)