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Interface Meeting with Stakeholders of Tripura on ‘Entrepreneurship Development-the Urgent Need’

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Land and Water Management Emphasized in North-East Region

Chebri(Tripura)

An Interface meeting under the chairmanship of Dr. K.D. Kokate, Deputy Director General (Agriculture Extension), Indian Council of Agricultural Research was held at Divyodaya KVK- Chebri, West Tripura on 27th Aug, 2010 to discuss and formulate strategies for entrepreneurship development in the region.

 

A New Tomato Variety Released for North East Region

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Shillong (Umiam)

Fruits are medium size, round and smooth with attractive tone

Megha Tomato-3, a new variety of Tomato has been released by the State Variety Release Committee to increase vegetable production in the north- east region.

CIPHET Trains Prisoners to Earn Respectful livelihood

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Ludhiana

Under a unique initiative of Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology, prisoners are being empowered to earn respectful livelihood in food processing sector. Initiated in Ludhiana central jail, the training programme has gained popularity and soon the inmates of five more jails will be imparted training by the CIPHET.

Training Programme on ‘online Reporting system’ for KVKs Organized

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New Delhi, 30 July, 2010

An interactive two day online training on ‘online reporting system of KVKs’ was inaugurated by Dr. K.D. Kokate, Deputy Director General (Agriculture Extension), ICAR on 30th July 2010 at e-KVK hub, KAB-I, New Delhi. This first online training of e-KVK hub was organized by the Agricultural Extension Division, ICAR is cost-effective in terms of minimal expenditure on logistics, travel of official etc.

Interface Meeting Discussed Development and Technological Issues

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KVK-Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in NE Region and ICAR

Jharnapani, 7 August, 2010

New Rice Variety ‘Azad Basmati’ and Wheat‘Golden Halna’ Released

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Lucknow, 30 July, 2010

State Variety Release Committee, Uttar Pradesh has released two new varieties, ‘Azad Basmati’ of rice and ‘Golden Halna’ of wheat for cultivation today. Developed by the Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur for high yield, the new varieties may give the farmers an edge over others and change their economic condition.

Interaction Meet on Agricultural Mechanization Inaugurated

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Bhopal, 23 July 2010

An Interaction Meet on Agricultural Mechanization was inaugurated by Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE & Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research at Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Bhopal today.

ICAR- Industry Meet 2010 Inaugurated

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Sharad Pawar calls for Public-Private Partnership in Agricultural R&D

New Delhi, 28 July 2010

“While the technology can be developed in the public sector organizations, the private sector, where the necessary experience,  competencies and tools are more readily available; can be associated in commercialization, marketing, and distribution,” said Sharad Pawar, Union Minster of Agriculture, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution here today

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