24 February 2022, New Delhi: The ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar organized the “2nd State Level Coordination Committee Meeting” today.
Addressing the Meeting, the Chief Guest, Shri Amrendra Pratap Singh, Minister of Agriculture, Government of Bihar urged the Institutions for working together with the State Government Officials for the overall agricultural development of the State. The Minister also stressed on the need of adopting the climate-resilient agricultural practices in the State.
In his address, Shri N. Saravana Kumar, Secretary (Agriculture), Government of Bihar stressed on holding such meetings at regular intervals. The Secretary also urged for promoting the natural and organic farming in the State.
Earlier, welcoming the dignitaries, Dr. Ujjwal Kumar, Director, ICAR-RCER, Patna apprised about the scope and importance of the Meeting for better coordination between the different Government Departments, Agricultural & Animal Sciences Universities and Research Institutes for the science-based approach to the agricultural development in Bihar.
The Senior Officials of the various ICAR Institutes, State Agricultural Universities and State Agricultural Departments, etc., attended the Meeting.