International Rice Research Institute Current Affairs, GK & News

RKB-Assam launched as part of World Bank funded project- Assam Agri-business and Rural Transformation

The Rice Knowledge Bank – Assam (RKB-Assam) is an agriculture web portal i.e. dedicated to enhancing knowledge on rice production techniques, agricultural technologies, best production practices and state agriculture facts. It serves to address the challenges for agricultural development by supporting fast and effective transfer of technologies and knowledge from the research laboratory to farmer’s ..

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The 6th IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (ISARC) inaugurated in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently dedicated to the nation – the 6th IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (IRRI SARC) at the campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The first international Center in the eastern India is expected to play a major role in harnessing and sustaining rice ..

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PM Inaugurates International Rice Research Institute's South Asia Regional Centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the International Rice Research Institute South Asia Regional Centre (IRRI SARC) in Varanasi. It is the sixth campus of IRRI SARC. The institute will complement the government’s effort to double farmer’s income by 2022. IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (IRRI SARC) The components of the IRRI SARC are: The education and training arm ..

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates rice field laboratory named after him in Philippines

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated rice field laboratory named after him International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Los Banos in Philippines during his three-day visit to attend ASEAN-India and East Asia summits. India is setting up regional centre of IRRI in Varanasi to develop high-yielding rice varieties to increase farmers’ income by enhancing and supporting ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs : Febraury 18, 2010

Places in News:Where is Goddess Shri Maduraialaiamman Temple?Goddess Shri Maduraialaiamman Temple is in Tiruchirapalli. On 18 February 2010, hundreds of devotees from different parts of Tamil Nadu participated in the ‘Mahakumbhabhishekam’ (consecration) of Goddess Shri Maduraialaiamman Temple. Persons in News:What is Mahesh Rangarajan committee related to?Mahesh Rangarajan led 11-member Committee will submit its report about ..

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