National Agricultural Education Day observed at ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod

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National Agricultural Education Day was observed on 4thDecember, 2017at ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod. Dr. R. Muralidhara Prasad, Formerly Director of Extension, Kerala Agricultural University was the chief guest. While interacting with the students from various schools in the district, he expressed that “Pursuing agricultural sciences for a career is most rewarding”.  The National Agricultural Education Day was observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first Union Minister for Agriculture and former President of India. Students were briefed about various courses in agriculture and allied subjects and also about career prospects in the sector.  Importance of agriculture for nation’s economy and food security was highlighted by Dr. Ravi Bhat, Director i/c in his presidential address.  Dr. K. Muralidharan, Principal Scientist, Dr. C. Thamban, Head, Social Sciences and Dr. S. Jayasekhar participated in the discussion.  Over 150 students from different schools participated in the programme.   Students were also provided an opportunity to visit experimental fields and laboratories of the Institute. 



ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
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Kasaragod,Kerala, 671124


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