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Ranchi Station of ICAR-NBPGR showcases agro-biodiversity at exhibition

Date Posted: 19-02-2018

The ICAR-NBPGR Regional Station, Ranchi participated in the exhibition cum farmer fair held at ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums on 16.02.2018. A great deal of diversity in agri-horticultural crops like Rice, Pigeonpea, Horse gram, Jackfruit, Lakoocha, Millets, different medicinal and aromatic plants, dye yielding plants, rare and endangered species were displayed and visited by a multitude of the farmers, scientists and students on this occasion.
Shri Raghubar Das, honorable Chief Minister of Jharkhand was the chief guest on this occasion and while his visit to the stall of ICAR-NBPGR, he showed keen interest in the germplasm diversity displayed and the activities of the Station. He was welcomed to the stall by Dr. S.K. Bishnoi, Scientist and Officer Incharge, ICAR-NBPGR Regional Station, Ranchi and was acquainted with the major activities and achievements of the Station.