Archive Announcement

  • 6th February 2019
  • 5th February 2019
  • 25th January 2019

    24 -25 January 2019, NASC Complex, New Delhi

    Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) chaired an Annual Review Meeting with representatives of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) Centers located in New Delhi here today.

    The objective of the meeting was to discuss India’s role in the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research). India’s role in the CGIAR has been appreciated by the global communities, as it is a donor member country to CGIAR system through the Department of Agriculture Research & Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR.) As the fund council member, India reserves the voting right in the CGIAR System Council. The DARE/ICAR works with International agencies such as IRRI, CIMMYT, ICARDA, ICARDA, ICRAF, IFPRI, ILRI, WFC, IWMI, ICRISAT and Biodiversity International through mutually agreed work plans on various issues of enhancing and sustaining agricultural productivity and also on strategic research areas including climate resilience in agriculture through optimization of natural resources.

    In the meeting, all the CGIAR- Centers presented their work plans and the details of progress thereof. Special emphasis was given to the future work plans and working modules to further agri-R&D.

    A ICAR-ICRISAT work plan (2019-23) was also signed by Dr. T. Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE, and Director General, ICAR and Dr. Peter S. Carberry, Director General, ICRISAT, during the review meeting,.

    Officials from CIMMYT, Dr. Anand Kumar Singh (Deputy Director General, Horticultural Science), Dr. Joykrushna Jena (Deputy Director-General, Fisheries Science), Dr. A. K. Singh (Deputy Director General, Agricultural Extension), Dr. K. Alagusundaram (Deputy Director General, Agricultural Engineering), Directors of ICAR institutes and officials from DARE were also present on the occasion.

    The deliberations during the meeting will further strengthen ties with CGIAR centers effectively meet the needs of agricultural stakeholders.
    (Source: Department of Agricultural Research and Education)

  • 20th December 2018
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  • 30th November 2018
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  • 16th November 2018
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  • 18th October 2018
  • 29th August 2018

    28th August 2018, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi

    Today marks the beginning of working together of two important Councils of the country involved in agricultural and forestry research. One being the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) that has been instrumental in enabling green revolution and food security and the other is the Indian Council for Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) that works to foster better management of forest resources for environmental security.

  • 26th July 2018

    25th July 2018, New Delhi
    An  MoU was signed between the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, here today. The MoU envisages to impart training at Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) across the country for creating awareness among farmers for energy efficient pump sets, other equipments and operational practices so as to adopt energy and resource efficiently.
    MoU signed between ICAR & BEE to make Indian Agriculture energy efficient   MoU signed between ICAR & BEE to make Indian Agriculture energy efficient

    Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra , Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) said ICAR, KVKs system & BEE would work together to enhance awareness among the people at the ground level, particularly among farmers to make Indian Agriculture more energy efficient.
    Shri Pankaj Kumar, Secretary, BEE said the MoU intends to capacity building and knowledge sharing, so that farmers adopt appropriate measures to save energy.
    Dr. A.K.Singh, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension), ICAR and Shri Pankaj Kumar, Secretary, BEE signed the MoU on behalf of respective organizations.
    The MoU will help in improving fuel energy and increasing water resource use efficiency thereby reducing the cost of cultivation so as to increase farmers’ income in harmony with strategies of “Per drop more crop” and “Doubling Farmers’ income”. Convergence between the government organizations will help in efficient utilization of financial resources with maximum output.
    (Source: Agricultural Extension Division, ICAR)

  • 9th May 2018

    24th April 2018, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi

    A delegation of five members led by Mr Robert Patzer, Director, International Engagement Division, Science & Technology Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAC) met Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) here today.

  • 9th May 2018

    3rd May, 2017, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi
    Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) and Dr. Gareth Johanstone, Director General, International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) also known as the World Fish of the CGIAR signed a collaborative work plan on fish agri- food system for the period 2018-19, on 3rd May, 2017 at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.

  • 13th April 2018

    11th April 2018, New Delhi

    A meeting between Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) was held at Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) today. The objective of the meeting was to discuss work plan for 2018-20 and mode of implementation in various fields of agricultural research.

  • 28th March 2018
  • 21st March 2018

    20th March 2018, New Delhi

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare and Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) today to promote Skill Development in Agriculture & Allied Sectors.

  • 17th March 2018

    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today visited the Krishi Unnati Mela at the IARI Mela Ground, Pusa Campus, in New Delhi. He visited the theme pavilion, and the Jaivik Mela Kumbh. He laid the Foundation Stone for 25 Krishi Vigyan Kendras. He also launched an e-marketing portal for organic products. He gave away the Krishi Karman Awards and the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Krishi Protsahan Puraskar.
    Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that such Unnati Melas play a key role in paving the way for New India. He said that today, he has the opportunity to simultaneously speak to two sentinels of New India – farmers and scientists. He said farmers and scientists have to work together to transform agriculture.

  • 16th March 2018

    14 March 2018, New Delhi

    DARE receives Certificate of Appreciation for e-The (DARE) was honoured by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances for the commendable work done in implementation of e-Office.
    Shri Chhabilendra Roul, Special Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR) received the certificate of Appreciation from Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space here today.

  • 16th March 2018

    16th March 2018, Pusa, New Delhi.
    Krishi Unnati Mela begins at ICAR-IARI Mela today.