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        - Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare visited ICAR-IISR Regional Centre, Motipur               - राष्ट्रीय कार्यशाला उन्नत भारत अभियान               - विश्व मृदा दिवस का आयोजन               - Vigilance Awareness Week at the institute               - संस्थान ने मनाया विश्व खाद्य दिवस               - भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान में स्वच्छता अभियान               - इक्षु राष्ट्रपति द्वारा प्रथम पुरस्कार से सम्मानित               - DG Visit at IISR Motipur               - Brain storming seminar on harnessing energy feed stocks held               - Pre-Kharif Kisan Sammelan organised at IISR, Lucknow               - भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान में राष्ट्रीय प्रशिक्षण का समापन               - Kisan – Vigyan Samagam organised at Modipuram               - Proud Moments for IISR Scientists in International Forum               - Union Minister of Agriculture, Food Processing and Cooperatives visited IISR               


Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare visited ICAR-IISR Regional Centre, Motipur

Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Govt. of India Shri Radha Mohan Singh Ji visited ICAR- Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research Regional Centre, Motipur (Bihar) on December 27, 2015. Hon’ble Minister reviewed the activities and visited seed cane production farm of the centre. He appreciated the efforts for maintaining the crop and farm in very good condition. He also planted palm trees in the campus.

Hon’ble Minister said that a Jaggery production unit and farmers’ training block should be established in the centre as early as possible to extend benefit of new cane varieties, healthy seed cane and cane production technologies to the large number of farmers of the region. He said that the budget require to establish jaggery unit and training facility will be sanctioned and released very soon. Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR- Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow welcomed the Hon’ble Minister and explained the on-going research and cane seed production activities of the centre.

As part of “Jai Kisan-Jai Vigyan” week celebration (December 23-29, 2015) a farmers- scientists interaction meet was also organised on December 27, 2015 in ICAR-IISR Regional Centre, Motipur. Drs. S.N. Singh, A.K. Sah, Ramji Lal, Maharam Singh explained cane production technologies to the farmers. About 100 farmers participated in the interaction meet and their visit to seed cane farm was also organised.

ICAR-IISR organised exhibition on cane production technologies in Scientists-Farmers Meet organised on December 25, 2015 at Town Hall Maidan in Motihari (Bihar). Shri Radha Mohan Singh Ji Inaugurated the event and he also visited IISR Stall and interacted with Scientists. Dr. A D Pathak, Director, IISR delivered lecture in technical session organised during the event. Sugarcane technologies were showcased with the help of live materials, specimen and visuals and more than 1000 farmers received information about the Institute’s technologies.