RAC-Presentation

RAC and IRC Meeting of ICAR-CPCRI Held Over Videoconferencing

RAC Meeting

The 22nd Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting of ICAR-CPCRI was held on 5th May 2020 for the first time through videoconferencing under the chairmanship of Dr. S.P. Ghosh, former DDG (Hort.). Dr. Anitha Karun, Acting Director, ICAR-CPCRIhosted the meeting from ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod and welcomed the 8th RAC of ICAR-CPCRI constituted for 2020-23. Dr. S.P. Ghosh, Chairman, RAC joined the videoconference meeting from New Zealand. Dr. Abraham Verghese, Former Director, NBAIR, Bengaluru, Dr. K.V. Bhat, Former Principal Scientist, ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi, Dr. B.S. Hansra, Former ADG (Extension), Noida, Uttara Pradesh and Dr. B.K. Pandey, Principal Scientist, ICAR (Nominee of ADG (HS-II)) were present from their respective locations. Dr. Ravi Bhat, Principal Scientist, Member Secretary, RAC and Dr. H.P. Maheswarappa, Project Coordinator (Palms), Heads of Divisions, programme leaders and other scientists of ICAR-CPCRI attended the meeting from thirty different locations. These include ICAR-CPCRI Kasaragod, ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Kayamkulam, Kerala, ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Vittal, Karnataka, ICAR-CPCRI, Research Centre, Kahikuchi, Assam, ICAR-CPCRI, Research Centre, Mohitnagar, West Bengal, ICAR-CPCRI, Research Centre, Kidu, Karnataka and from other locations where they were held up due to COVID-19 lockdown. Heads of ICAR-KVK, Kasaragod and Alleppey also attended the meeting.

Presentation of action taken report on previous RAC was done by Dr. Ravi Bhat, Principal Scientist, Member Secretary, RAC. Programme leaders presented their work from their computers at different locations. These include Improvement of coconut, arecanut and cocoa, Biotechnological investigations in palms and cocoa,Production technology in palms and cocoa, Integrated management of diseases in palms and cocoa, Integrated management of pests and nematodes in palms and cocoa, Production physiology and biochemistry in palms and cocoa, Value chain management in palms and cocoa, Economics and statistical aspects and transfer of technology for palms and cocoa, followed by discussions. General discussion RAC recommendations by Chairman and Members were given, which were compiled and e-mailed to them for finalization. The meeting came to an end with the vote of thanks by Member Secretary, RAC.

RAC-Presentation

Videoconference - RAC-Chairman 

Videoconference  RAC - Director ICAR-CPCRI Kasaragod

RAC-videoconferencing

IRC Meeting

The 48th Institute Research Committee (IRC) meeting of ICAR-CPCRI was held from 27th April to 2nd May 2020 for the first time through videoconferencing under the chairmanship of Dr. Anitha Karun, Acting Director, ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod at ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod. She inaugurated the meeting with her opening remarks on 27th April 2020. Dr. H.P. Maheswarappa, Project Coordinator (Palms), Heads of Divisions, programme leaders and other scientists of ICAR-CPCRI attended the meeting from thirty different locations. These include ICAR-CPCRI Kasaragod, ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Kayamkulam, Kerala, ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Vittal, Karnataka, ICAR-CPCRI, Research Centre, Kahikuchi, Assam, ICAR-CPCRI, Research Centre, Mohitnagar, West Bengal, ICAR-CPCRI, Research Centre, Kidu, Karnataka and from other locations where they were held up due to COVID-19 lockdown. Heads of ICAR-KVK, Kasaragod and Alleppey also attended the meeting.

Presentation of work done report on various projects under ICAR-CPCRI including externally funded projects were made by the scientists from their computers at different locations. The meeting was held under eight different sessions including the Plenary Session on 2nd May 2020. The Plenary Session was attended by Dr. Abraham Verghese, Former Director, NBAIR, Bengaluru, Dr. B.S. Hansra, Former ADG (Extension), Noida, Uttara Pradesh, Members of RAC, Dr. B.K. Pandey, Principal Scientist, ICAR (Nominee of ADG (HS-II)), Dr. Homey Cheriyan, Director, DASD, Kozhikode, Dr. Sujatha, Director, Coconut Mission, KAU, Padannakkad and about twelve farmers from Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana who have joined the meeting from their respective locations followed by discussions.

During the meeting project-wise reports, action taken on previous RAC recommendations, proposed technical programme for 2020-21 were presented. The technical programmes will be finalised by incorporating the 22nd RAC recommendations for implementation.

IRC Videoconferencing -Farmer

IRC Videoconferencing - Farmer

IRC Videoconferencing



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