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Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) is a National Research Institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) established in 1985 with a mandate to carry out basic and applied research in rainfed farming. The Institute also undertakes National / International Collaborations and Consultancy Projects. All India Coordinated Research Programmes (AICRPs) of ICAR on Dryland Agriculture and Agrometeorology with 25 partners each are in CRIDA. This is the lead Institute and the National Nodal point for the National
Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) which is being implemented at large number of Research Institutes of ICAR, State Agricultural Universities and 100 KVKs.
High Level Monitoring Committee Meeting of NICRA Project
The 13th High Level Monitoring
Committee (HLMC) meeting of National Innovations in Climate
Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) project was held through
virtual mode on 3rd September 2021. Dr T
Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE & Director General, ICAR chaired
the meeting. Dr SK Chaudhari, DDG (NRM & AE) welcomed the
participants. Shri Sanjiv Kumar, Financial Advisor (DARE);
Shri Sanjay Garg, Additional Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR);
Shri Charanjit Singh, Joint Secretary, Rural Livelihoods,
MoRD; Shri Govind Sharma, Director (Finance), ICAR; Dr TR
Sharma, DDG (CS); Dr JK Jena, DDG (Fisheries); Dr BN
Tripathi, DDG (AS); Dr RC Agrawal, DDG (Agril. Edn.); Shri
Praveen Malik, Animal Husbandry Commissioner (DAHD), Dr
Saurabh Upadhyay, MoEF&CC; Dr Debapriya Dutta, DST; Dr KK
Singh, IMD; Dr B Venkateswarlu, Member, NICRA Expert
Committee and other officials from various ministries and
departments, Dr S Bhaskar, ADG (AAF&CC); Dr Adlul Islam, ADG
(SWM); Dr Vikramaditya Pandey, ADG (HS); Dr KK Singh, ADG (Agril.
Engg.); Dr Vishesh Saxena, ADG (AS); Dr VP Chahal, ADG (Agril.
Extn.); Shri Manda Verma, Assistant Commissioner (NRM); Dr
VK Singh, Director (CRIDA), and Scientists from CRIDA,
representatives from various Ministries and Departments also
participated and provided inputs.
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