Agriculture Day at NRRI

Published: 20th November 2016 01:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th November 2016 03:54 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CUTTACK: The National Rice Research Institute (NRRI), Cuttack on Friday observed 5th Agriculture Education Day on its premises.


Secretary of Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) and Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi Dr Trilochan Mohapatra inaugurated an agricultural science exhibition showcasing the projects on 'Sustainable Agriculture Technology for Accelerating Farm Production' developed by school students.

Besides, a debate completion was organised on 'Prime Minister's call for Doubling Farmers Income by 2022: A Dream or Reality' among the students. Former Secretary of ICAR Prof VL Chopra, co-chairman of the programme Dr BN Sarangi, senior scientist Dr Lipi Das and Director of NRRI, Cuttack Dr H Pathak were present.

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