ICAR-DMAPR inks MoU with Navsari Agri-varsity for knowledge partnership

 The ICAR-Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research (DMAPR), Anand, Gujarat signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat recently.  Dr Satyajit Roy, Director, ICAR-DMAPR emphasized on the importance of the partnership program that would help...Read more


APEDA sets up 186 testing laboratories

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has added 135 laboratories to existing 51 recognized laboratories.  With this initiative APEDA recognition of laboratories has reached 186 laboratories across the country. The number of laboratories have increased in states with ex...Read more


CAR-CIFA organizes 3rd International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture

The ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar in association with the Association of Aquaculturists’ organized the “3rd International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture” at its Kausalyaganga Campus from 21st to 23rd January, 2020. The Chief Guest, Prof. Dr Soumendra Mohan ...Read more


ICAR-NIASM inks MoU with VNMKV Parbhani for research in abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants.

The ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Baramati, Pune has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV), Parbhani.  Dr. Jagdish Rane, Director, ICAR-NIASM and Dr. D.P. Waskar, Director of Research, VNMKV, Parbhani signed the MoU ...Read more


Decline in sardine catch affects small scale fishers:  CMFRI study

Small-scale fishers in Kerala have suffered a huge financial loss owing to the decline in catch of oil sardine, said a study, indicating the depth of the crisis existing the marine fisheries sector of the State.  “Following the decrease of oil sardine, the livelihood security of small-scale fisher-folk...Read more


ICAR-CIRCOT launches pilot project on lint based cotton trading

      The ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai launched a Pilot Project for trading of the seed cotton on the basis of lint realization or Ginning Percentage (GP) in recent. The project has been launched in association with the major Cotton Mandi of Central India that ...Read more


FSC provides platform to innovators- scientists interaction for scaling up new innovations  :  Prof Dr T. Mohapatra

 By Our Correspondent Bengaluru, Jan 6: The 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC) being held at Bengaluru is unique in a sense that 106 years since its inception for the first time Farmers’ Science Congress (FSC) has been organized as its part.  “It is a good move and if continues to the par...Read more


ICAR-IISWC and Eco-Task Force inks MoU for scientific planning

    The ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun and 127 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Garhwal Rifles (Eco-Task Force - ETF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the scientific planning, execution and monitoring of afforestation work carried out by the ETF.  ...Read more


NIT- IIFPT develops cost effective cold storage system

National Institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT), have jointly developed an energy-saving and cost-effective cold storage system. 2TR prototype solar-assisted mobile multi-commodity cold storage system to store fruits and vegetables is to be developed with DST (Department...Read more


CSIR- IHBT to set up Hydroponic systems to gear up agri start-ups

 Looking at this emerging demand hydroponics can be seen as a better farming method. Considering this fact, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) in Palampur is determined to develop small low-priced hydroponic system that is suitable for ...Read more


ICAR organises International conference on 'Extension for strengthening Agricultural Research and Development'

 Dr A.K. Singh, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension), ICAR inaugurated the three-day International Conference on “Extension for Strengthening Agricultural Research and Development (eSARD - 2019)” in Mysure. The conference was jointly organized by the ICAR-Agricultural Technology Applic...Read more


India collaborates with Brazil for promoting agri start-up incubation  

 Brazilians and Indian start-up will undergo a market access program at Pusa Krishi Incubator, ZTM-BPD Unit of IARI for seven days. This training will provide access to Indian ecosystem partner like corporates, investors, and organizations in regulatory and trade aspects etc.  Pusa Krishi Incubator, at ...Read more