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INSTITUTE FOUNDATION DAY AND FARMERS AND SCSP LAUNCHING PROGRAMME - 2019

ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur celebrated its 33rd foundation day along with a farmers’ meet and SCSP launching on 18th June 2019. In the beginning, Dr. M. G. Nayak, Director (Acting) welcomed the dignitaries, delegates, farmers and other participants, followed by lighting the lamp by dignitaries. It was followed by launching of SCSP programme by chief guest of the programme Shri. Sanjeeva Matandur, Member of Legislative Assembly, Puttur. In his introductory speech, Shri. Sanjeeva Matandur talked about the role of agriculture in Indian society and changing agriculture scenario in the country. Guest of Honour, Shri. Venkatesh Hubballi, Director, Directorate of Cocoa and Cashew Development (DCCD), Kochi, talked about programmes of DCCD for popularisation of cashew and its area expansion to non-traditional cashew growing regions. Another Guest of Honour, Shri. Prakash Natelkar, Managing Director, Karnataka congratulated the Directorate for the achievements made over the years for improving cashew production and the socio-economic status of the cashew farmers in the country. Former Director of ICAR-DCR, Puttur Dr. M. G. Bhat was also present on the occasion.” More.... English / Kannada