7th January 2015, Mumbai
ICAR Pavilion at Indian Science Congress-2015, Mumbai won ‘Best Design Pavilion Award’ for its attractive and informative displays including live samples. The award was conferred by Honorable Governor of Uttar Pradesh Shri Ram Naik in presence of Union Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu and other dignitaries.
ICAR Pavilion was one of the major attractions of the mega exhibition, ‘Pride of India Expo’ concurrently organized at MMRDA Grounds, Mumbai (3-7 January). The exhibition was inaugurated by Shri Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology who visited ICAR Pavilion and took keen interest in displays. Ministers of Maharashtra Government, senior officials of various government organizations and leading scientists of different disciplines also visited and appreciated ICAR Pavilion. The Pavilion was quite popular among school and college students who thronged in large numbers. New agricultural technologies, latest research achievements, scientific literature and new initiatives in agricultural education and extension were the core thematic areas of the pavilion.
The Pavilion was organized by ICAR-Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture and facilitated by ICAR- Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai.
(Source: ICAR-DKMA, New Delhi)