20 May 2022, New Delhi: The a-IDEA, ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with 10 ICAR Institutes here today.
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) highlighted the importance of leadership development and the way forward for enhancing the Institutional performance.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad underlined the a-IDEA activities and its support to the Start-Ups ecosystem.
Dr. G. Venkateshwarlu, Joint Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad highlighted that the MoA provides overarching framework for the collaboration in the various Project activities like technical mentoring and providing lab facilities for the Incubates, etc., on mutual interest.
Dr. Senthil Vinayagam, C.E.O. of a-IDEA, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad was also present during the occasion.
The ICAR’s 10 Institutes included ICAR-ATARI, Bengaluru; ICAR-NINFET, Kolkata; ICAR-NIPB, New Delhi; ICAR-DWR, Jabalpur; ICAR-NCIPM, New Delhi; ICAR-NRC on Camel, Bikaner; ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand; ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hill Region, Umiam, Meghalaya; ICAR-CRIDA, Hyderabad and ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
The MoA is aimed at supporting the Start-Ups in the agriculture and allied sector for organizing the co-events, co-incubation, value-added services, extending lab facilities and co-networking, etc.