Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change visits ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi

29th June, 2022, New Delhi

The Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change was on its visit to the National Gene Bank at ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi here today.

Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change visits ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi  Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change visits ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi

Shri Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) along with the Members of the Committee were accompanied by Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR); Dr. Tilak Raj Sharma, Deputy Director General (Crop Science), ICAR; Dr. Devendra Kumar Yadava, ADG (Seeds), ICAR; Dr. A.K. Singh, Director, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi and other Senior Officials of ICAR, Rajya Sabha Secretariat, Department of Biotechnology and Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change.

Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change visits ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi  Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change visits ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi

The Chairman of the Committee interacted with the Scientists on the indigenous crops and climate-resilient crops of India and their importance.

The Committee Members were apprised about the Cryo Gene Bank Facility and long-term Storage of Seed Gene Bank of the National Gene Bank of ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi.

Earlier, Dr. Ashok Kumar, Director, ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi welcomed the dignitaries.

(Source: ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi)