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Cabinet for establishment of Indian Agricultural Institute in Assam

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to establish the Indian Agricultural Institute (IARI) in with 100 percent outlay of central on 587 acres of land provided by the of

Union Agriculture Minister Radha said that IARI-would be a Post-Graduate Institute of higher learning in Agricultural Education and it will have all the hallmark identities of IARI in including all sectors of agriculture like field crops, horticulture crops, agroforestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, poultry, piggery, silk rearing and honey production.

Furthermore, Singh said IARI-Assam would work on the agrarian challenges and complexities of North Eastern in coordination with all existing central and state R&D Institutions and private sector enterprises for undertaking research, education, extension programs in its mission towards developing quality human resource, generation of farmer-friendly technologies to enhance productivity, quality, profitability, promote agro-based industries and generate employment opportunities for holistic and sustainable development of the agriculture sector in the North Eastern region.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 18:22 IST