ICAR-NRRI's solar powered insect trap AELT bags patent  

The advanced solar based Alternate Energy Light Trap (AELT) Device invented by the scientists of the ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha was awarded the patent. The AELT Device helps in trapping the several flying insects in the crop fields by utilizing solar powered system (to light the lamp at...Read more


SMART, TLL develop novel analytical tools for next-gen agriculture  

Researchers from the Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, and Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL), have highlighted the pot...Read more


IIT Kharagpur's ‘Solar-powered Pest Control System’ to help marginal farmers

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed an energy-efficient pest controlling device for smaller agricultural tracts owned by marginal farmers. The research team has developed a self-propelled boom-type sprayer that can be operated using solar energy while safely guided through the crops in smaller tracts of la...Read more


ICAR-CIFA starts first ‘Ornamental Aquaculture Field School’ in West Bengal

Sagar Mehra, Joint Secretary (Inland Fisheries & Administration), Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India inaugurated the “Ornamental Fish Farmer Field School” of the ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. ...Read more


ICAR-CRIDA organises meeting on ‘Management of Farm Produce and Biofertilisers’  

The ICAR-Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad organized the 'Meeting on Management of Farm Produce and Biofertilisers' at Mallampet Village of Kotipally Mandal, Mancherial District, Telangana. The main objective of the meeting was to make the farmers aware about the safety of farm product...Read more


IPFT, ICAR–DRMR jointly organises workshop on ‘Orobanche weed control in mustard’

A field workshop on 'Techno-management options to control Orobanche in mustard-a pilot study' was jointly organized by Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT), Gurugram, Haryana and the ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research (ICAR-DRMR), Bharatpur at village Gurda Nandi in the Bharatpur distric...Read more


ICAR-CIBA develops indigenous ‘Hatchery Technology for Grey Mullet Fish’

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai has successfully bred the Grey Mullet (Madavai), a high-valued commercial Brackishwater Fish for the first time in the country. It has been initiated in line with the Government of India's vision for increasing the fish production under the Blue Revo...Read more


ICAR-CIWA holds international webinar on FPOs

The ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar, Odisha and All India Coordinated Research Project (Home Science) Centre, College of Community Science, Central Agricultural University, Tura, Meghalaya organized an International Webinar on 'FPO - A Collective Approach in Agriculture Production Syst...Read more


NEP will help agricultural sector become prosperous and employment-oriented: Tomar  

Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare addressed the 92nd Annual General Meeting of the ICAR Society. Tomar briefed about the science-driven path developed by ICAR to resolve the various agricultural and farming problems along with the government's schemes for doubling the...Read more


ICAR-CIBA reveals entrepreneurial potential of ‘Black Soldier Fly Meal’ as sustainable fishmeal

The ICAR-CIBA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a team of young entrepreneurs to explore the possibilities of using Black Soldier Fly Meal (BSF Meal) as a sustainable ingredient in aquafeed today. New Start-Up initiative for producing “Black Soldier Fly Meal (BSF)” as an effective and...Read more


CSIR-CMERI unveils ‘Aqua Rejuvenation Plant’ to facilitate organic farming  

CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur has unveiled the first-ever Waste water Treatment Technology Model which purifies waste water for irrigation/farming purposes. Prof Dr Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI inaugurated the ‘Aqua Rejuv’ along with Subhendu Basu, Additional D...Read more


WayCool Foods , IIT-Hyd to jointly develop packaging solution to reduce food wastage  

WayCool Foods has signed a 3-year MoU with IIT Hyderabad (IIT-H) to develop antimicrobial food packaging material by using biopolymers. The MoU was signed and exchanged between Karthik Jayaraman, CEO, WayCool Foods and Sumohana Channappayya, Dean (R&D), IIT-H in Hyderabad. The aim is to develop economically v...Read more