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Union Cabinet approves proposal to set-up IARI in Assam

IARI-Assam would work on the agrarian challenges and complexities of North Eastern India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

At the Union Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government decided to set up the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in Assam of worth Rs. 155 crore to promote agri-education and realize second green revolution in the northeastern region.   "The work to set up an IARI in Ranchi (Jharkhand) has started. The IARI-Assam was delayed as the previous government did not give land. The current (Sarbananda) Sonowal government has given 587 acres of land and work will start," Union Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 16:28 IST
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