Irri Current Affairs, GK & News
On January 14, 2020, the Agricultural Scientist Prof M S Swaminathan was awarded the “Muppavarapu Venenkaiah Naidu” National award. The award was also presented to Mr Muniratnam. Mr Muniratnam was the first person to receive the award four days back. Highlights The professor was made the honours during Pongal celebrations at Raj Bhavan in Chennai. ..
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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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Foreign relations • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • International Rice Research Institute • Irri • Los Baños, Laguna • Narendra Modi • Organizations • Rice • Rockefeller Foundation • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation • Varanasi
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 ..