ICAR-NAARM organise virtual training programme on IPR

The main objective of the programme was to create a complete ecosystem with the upcoming knowledge networks for infrastructural development

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ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad recently organised a three-day virtual training programme on 'Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Commercialisation for the Faculties of Kamdhenu University.' The main objective of the programme was to create a complete ecosystem with the upcoming knowledge networks for infrastructural development.

Outlining the livestock and dairy scenario of the country, the Chief Guest, Dr Ch Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad stated that such efforts of the Academy are creating IP culture in the Research Institutions. This will strengthen the Agri-Incubation Environment in the country.

Dr NH Kelawala, Vice-Chancellor, Kamdhenu University, Gujarat stated that the training programme will help to build confidence among the faculty members in IP generation, protection and effective utilisation for the sustainable development of the society.

Dr DB Patil, Director of Research and Dean, PG Studies, Kamdhenu University, Gujarat underlined the relevance of the training in terms of the University’s futuristic planning.

The Faculty Members from the ICAR-NAARM and ICAR Headquarters, Agri-Incubation Centres of ICAR Research Institutes, IIM - Calcutta, Officials from the Intellectual Property Office of the Government of India and Patent & Trademark Attorney registered their participation as the speakers for the capacity building initiative.

About 50 faculty members and researchers from 11 colleges and three post-graduate research institutes in Gujarat under the Kamdhenu University were virtually trained during the programme.

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