MOUs Signed between ICAR and the Industry to Commercialize Agri-Technologies
INVC, Delhi, A number of MoUs were signed between ICAR and the industry here today. MoUs have been signed for more than 60 ready-to-commercialize agro-technologies from different agricultural sectors like crops, horticulture, food technology, veterinary, agri-engineering, agri-inputs and fisheries. The signing of MoUs was part of the two-day Agri-Tech Investors Meet 2013, which was concluded today. On this occasion, Dr. K. Kasturirangan, Member, Planning Commission and MP, Rajya Sabha and Dr. S. Ayyappan, DG, ICAR addressed the scientists and industry representatives. Dr. Ayyappan appealed to promote entrepreneurship in agriculture and accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies and activities through an array of business support resources and services. He appealed the industries for their active participation and commercialization of agricultural technologies, to take them to millions of farmers across the country. As part of the meet, an expo featuring more than 60 ready-to-commercialize agro-technologies from different agricultural sectors also held.