24th December, 2020, Puttur
The ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur, Karnataka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the K.S. Hegde Medical Academy under NITTE (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru today.
Dr. Anitha Karun, Director, ICAR-DCR, Puttur, Karnataka and Prof. Dr. Alka Kulkarni, Registrar, NITTE (Deemed to be University) signed the Memorandum on behalf of their respective organizations.
Dr. Anitha Karun sated that the research collaboration shall help in unveiling the health benefits from the cashew-based value-added products.
As per he MoU, the ICAR-DCR and NITTE have agreed to share the research facilities and infrastructure and to carry out the specific research activities at the laboratories of DCR, Puttur and K.S. Hegde Medical Academy respectively.
The senior officials of ICAR-DCR and NITTE were also present during the occasion.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur, Karnataka)