Courtesy Visit to National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director and Ms. Mridula Kottekate, Assistant Director of ICC visited the National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 3rd March 2023 and met Dr. Anandharamakrishnan, Director, NIIST and his team of researchers.
Meeting was arranged with some researchers of NIIST from various scientific disciplines. Researchers from the Agro-Processing and Technology, and the Materials Science and Technology divisions presented the different research activities and products developed that is conducted in collaboration with national and international institutions. Dr. Anandharamakrishnan introduced his team and informed that around 80 researchers and 300 Ph.D... read more
Got an opportunity to have a courtesy meeting with Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture, Government of Kerala, India Mr. P. Prasad on 3rd March in his office at Assembly Building of Government of Kerala. The meeting was also attended by Dr. B. Ashok, IAS Principal Secretary & Agriculture Production Commissioner, Agriculture Department, Kerala and Dr. P. Rajashekaran, Chairman, State Agricultural Prices Board, Kerala.
There were in detail discussion on different aspects related to promotion of coconut and its value-added products in the state of Kerala. Hon’ble Minister informed about the “Kera Gramam” project of Government of Kerala implemented by... read more
The Department of Agriculture, Government of Kerala, India, organized the 6th Edition of VAIGA-2023-Developing Value Chain in Agriculture from 25th February to 2nd March at Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, India. VAIGA 2023 is a mega event of the Department of Agriculture and an initiative for Agri growth in the state. It is at the forefront of developing and modernising the agriculture sector since 1908. The department works at the grassroots through Krishi Bhavans, guiding and supporting farmers via institutions like Vegetable & Fruit Promotion Council Kerala (VFPCK), State Horticulture Mission (SHM) Kerala, and Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC)... read more