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57th ICAR –IARI Convocation Week Starts

The 57th ICAR –IARI Convocation week started on 4th February 2019 with the presentations of significant research findings of post-graduate and doctorate students under the chairmanship of Dr. B.S. Dhillon, Vice Chancellor, PAU, Ludhiana and convener Dr. Radha Prasanna, Professor, Microbiology. Dr. A. K. Singh, Director, ICAR-IARI and Dr Rashmi Aggarwal, Dean & Joint Director (Education) were present on the dice. Dr. V K Singh Thakur, Director, Extension Education, YSPUAT, Solan, Himachal Pradesh; Dr U C Sood, Former Director, IASRI; Dr K R Kaundal, Former Joint Director (Research), IARI; Dr A K Vyas, ADG (HRD) graced the occasion as jury members. Dr. Rashmi Aggarwal shared in her remarks that from the students’ research more than 300 research publications were published in reputed research journals. It comprised of 37 presentations, out of which there were 21 M.Sc. and 1 Ph.D presentations. 

Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Hon'ble Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, Govt. of India will be the Chief Guest on the last day of the convocation week i.e. 8th February. Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE & Director General, ICAR will preside over the function. A Press Conference is also scheduled on 7th February, 2019 from 12: 15 noon in the Committee Hall of Prof. M.S. Swaminathan Central Library.  

Krishi Jagran being pivotal in communicating science and technology in society and particularly among the farmers will be participating in order to share the salient academic and research achievements as well as varieties, technologies and products that shall be released during the convocation of  IARI. 

The programme details are mentioned as under; 



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