22 April 2022, Nagpur: The ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute, Nagpur, Maharashtra signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the M/s. Ashok Agro, Nagpur as an Incubatee for the Production of Acid Lime Nutri-Jelly under the National Agricultural Innovation Project of ICAR, New Delhi here today.
Dr. Dilip Ghosh, Director, ICAR-CCRI, Nagpur stated that the Agreement will promote the viable agriculture-based Enterprises and generate the employment opportunities for the Incubatees trained in its ABI Centre. He underlined that the Incubatee – Shri Sumit Gulabrao Tate, a BPL and Divyang Registered with DIPP / MSME is a Start-Up Entrepreneur.
The technology developed by Shri Venkatraman Bansode, Scientist (Food Technology) and Dr. Dinesh Kumar, Principal Scientist (Horticulture), ICAR-CCRI, Nagpur can prove to be a source of secondary income to the farmers and Start-Ups as they can set a micro-industry using the technology.
The MoA is aimed to facilitate a close cooperation between both the parties and create a small platform for uplifting the weaker sections of the society.