Director General, ICAR visited IISR Regional Centre, Motipur and IISR Participation in Agri-Exhibition organised at Pipra Kothi, East Champaran (Bihar)
Dr. S Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR visited IISR Regional Centre, Motipur (Bihar) on August 20, 2015. During DG visit Dr. A.D. Pathak, Nodal Officer of the Centre & Head, Crop Improvement Division and Dr. A.K. Sah, Incharge, Extension and Training unit, IISR, Lucknow were present. Dr. Ayyappan reviewed the on-going project and activities of the centre. He closely observe the seed cane crop of different varieties being raised at the farm of the canter and appreciated the efforts.
IISR participated in Agri-Exhibition organised at SSB Ground, Pipra Kothi, East Champaran (Bihar) from August 20-21, 2015. Sugarcane production technologies were showcased in the exhibition with the help of exhibits, live specimen, cane varieties and machine. About 3000 farmers visited IISR stall during exhibition. In Agri-Exhibition a Kisan-gosthi was also organised in which, Dr. A.K. Sah, Principal Scientist, delivered lecture on the cane production technologies for Bihar.