9th June, 2021, Hyderabad
The MDP on "Biodiversity and Environmental Laws for Agricultural Researchers (BELAR ’21)" organized by the ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad from 7th to 9th June, 2021 concluded today.
The MDP was organized in association with the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun, Uttarakhand; National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), Chennai; Biotechnology Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi; UNDP and GIZ.
In his address, the Chief Guest of the occasion, Dr. V.B. Mathur, Chairman, NBA emphasized on the need for agricultural researchers being partners in strengthening the biodiversity laws.
Dr. Bharat Jyothi, Director, IGNFA, Dehradun urged for providing the scientists from ICAR and ICFRE with an opportunity to work across the Councils
to appreciate the mutually complementing areas of research.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad hoped that the partnership would aid in harnessing better synergy.
A total of 40 participants from the ICAR Institutes, State Agricultural Universities, State Biodiversity Board and NGOs participated in the MDP.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)