Students viewing the exhibition at the Indian Science Congress, being held in Mumbai
ICAR has organized an informative and attractive pavilion giving a glimpse of recent technologies that have the potential for wide spread use by the farming community and related industries. The pavilion also focuses on some of the recent achievements in the field of agricultural research and education along with initiatives that have been taken to make agriculture more yielding and profitable. Well designed posters and live samples are attracting a large number of visitors including students, young researchers and farmers. Visitors are taking keen interest in pulses, cotton and fisheries sectors by making queries, which are being responded to by respective scientists.
The mega exposition is organized at the MMRDA Grounds, Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai to exhibit cutting-edge technologies, R&D initiatives, schemes and achievements of leading public and private sector scientific and educational institutions including government departments.
Indian Science Congress (3-7 January, 2015) is being hosted by the University of Mumbai in which a large number of scientists from India and abroad, representatives from industries and government organizations, students, and NGOs are participating.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture (DKMA), New Delhi)