Institute Research Committee (IRC) Meeting commences

The three days long IRC meeting began on the 1st August 2019 till 3rd August under the chairmanship of Dr N. Prakash, Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Umiam at the DNB Conference Hall of the institute. Dr K.P Mohapatra, Member Secretary IRC welcomed the scientists from the regional centre and headquarter in his introductory address. The chairman evaluated over 44 new project proposals from the regional stations and the different divisions of headquarter. The chairman expressed the need to minimize the number of institute projects and encouraged to undertake collaborative projects. The pros and cons of various research projects were evaluated in the meeting. Discussion on extension activities were carried out.  The main focus of the meeting was to improvise the livelihood of the farmers though various project focusing on the need of the hour. The three days will witness a series of presentations and discussion on the projects. The future roadmap for the development of the farmers will be discussed.