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The cotton obtained will be processed by the ICAR-CIRCOT for making the value-added products.

The ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai; Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola and ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur have signed a Tri-Partite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the ICAR-CIRCOT in Mumbai.

The MoU was inked for the Promotion of Naturally Colored Cotton production and its value-addition.

Dr. V.M. Bhale, Vice-Chancellor, PDKV presided over the ceremony. Dr. Bhale applauded the ICAR-CIRCOT’s initiated efforts in the creation of value to the naturally colored cotton.

He highlighted that the ICAR-CICR has provided the seed of the colored cotton and the naturally colored cotton production is being taken up in 50 acres of farm land at PDKV under the programme.

He stated that this initiative will serve as a field demonstration to the farmers. The cotton obtained will be processed by the ICAR-CIRCOT for making the value-added products.

Dr. P.G. Patil, Director, ICAR-CIRCOT shared the appreciation received for the naturally colored cotton product developed by the Institute. He also acknowledged the ICAR-CIRCOT’s staff members in the development of the process for the value-addition to the naturally colored cotton.

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The Minister highlighted the importance of the state-of-the-art facility with respect to Manipur and North East India

Th. Shyamkumar, Minister for Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Forest & Environment and MAHUD & Town Planning, Government of Manipur recently inaugurated the ICAR-NEH Quality Analysis Laboratory at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Manipur Centre, Imphal.

The Minister highlighted the importance of the state-of-the-art facility with respect to Manipur and North East India. He also stated about the importance of quality analysis in different food products.

K. Kipgen, Director, Department of Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Government of Manipur underlined the ICAR-NEH Quality Analysis Laboratory’s background. He also assured about the significant role to be played by the Laboratory in proper quality control mechanism for the fresh horticultural produces as well as processed products.

The Laboratory is a unique joint venture of the ICAR and Government of Manipur implemented with the Financial Assistance from Department of Horticulture and Soil Conservation, Manipur under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture.

The Minister highlighted the importance of the