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ICAR-CSSRI Celebrates 54th Foundation Day

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05 March 2022, New Delhi: The ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana celebrated its 54th Foundation Day today.

Dr. B.R. Kamboj, Vice-Chancellor, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Delivering the Foundation Day Lecture, Dr. Kamboj applauded the Institute’s contributions in the reclamation of the salt-affected lands of the country. The advantages of the skill development that provides employment to the rural youths through Agri-Entrepreneurship and Start-Ups were also highlighted by Dr. Kamboj.

Earlier, welcoming the dignitaries, Dr. P.C. Sharma, Director, ICAR-CSSRI, Karnal underlined the Institute’s major achievements. The development of the several high yielding varieties of Rice, Wheat and Mustard that are performing well in the salt-affected regions and also supplementing the reclamation efforts of the farmers in the regions were highlioghted by Dr. Sharma.

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Around 150 Staff Members and Students of the Institute participated in the event.

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