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Third Group Discussion Meeting of AICRP on Fruits
Third Group Discussion meeting of AICRP on Fruits was held at PAU, Ludhiana during 3-6 March, 2016. The following Scientists from ICAR-NRCB, Tiruchirapalli participated in the discussions of their respective session and also in the general discussion.
- Dr.B.Padmanaban, Director - Acting Chairman
- Dr.S.Uma, Principal Scientist
- Dr.R.Selvarajan, Principal Scientist
- Dr.V.Kumar, Principal Scientist
- Dr.K.J.Jeyabaskaran, Principal Scientist
- Dr.P.Suresh Kumar, Sr. Scientist.
The Inaugural function was presided over by Dr.Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice Chancellor, PAU, Ludhiana and chief guest of the function was Dr.N.K.Krishna Kumar, Dy.Director General (HS), ICAR, New Delhi.
Shri.Suresh Kumar, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department, Agriculture, Water Supply and Sanitation, Government of Punjab ; Dr.Prakash Patil, Project Coordinator, AICRP on Fruits and Dr.H.S.Rattanpal, Organizing Secretary of the Group Discussion were in dias.
During the inaugural session, ICAR-NRCB’s publication “Soft copy in CD format and hard copies of the Technical bulletins on “Integrated pest management of banana and plantains” in five regional languages viz., Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Assamese” were released along with other institute publications for the benefit of banana farmers in different regions.