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Cabinet approves Three Year Action Plan of Agricultural Education Division & ICAR Institutes

The Union Cabinet has approved continuation of Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of scheme for Agricultural Education Division and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Institutes. The plan aims at strengthening and developing higher agricultural education in India. The scheme comprises of Strengthening and Development of Higher Agricultural Education in India and ICAR-National Academy of ..

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National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP)

The National Agricultural Higher Education Project has been formulated by the ICAR in partnership with the World Bank with a focus to improve and sustain quality of higher education in agriculture. The project has been launched for a period of four years with 50:50 cost sharing basis with the World Bank. The objective of the ..

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Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) to undertake major research works on agriculture this year (in 2017) with World Bank (WB) fund of Rs 1100 crore

The Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) will undertake major research works on agriculture this year (in 2017) with the World Bank (WB) fund of Rs 1100 crore. It is announced by the Deputy Director General of the national apex agricultural research body Narendra Singh Rathore in the convocation function at the Tamil Nadu Veterinary ..

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ICRISAT, ICAR join hands for crop improvement

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have signed an agreement to work together They will work together on crop improvement and agronomy programmes for grain legumes and dryland cereals. It will benefit small farmers in India and globally. Key Facts The agreement has identified ..

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Pests eat away India’s 35% of total crop yield: ICAR scientist

According to Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) scientist, pests eat away about 30-35% of the annual crop yield in India. Such large-scale crop-loss is having an adverse effect on the agricultural biosafety which is paramount to food security of the country.  Key Facts Among such pests, nematodes (microscopic worms many of which are parasites) ..

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