13th November, 2019, Kozhikode, Kerala
Shri Sanjay Dhotre, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology visited the ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode today.
The Minister applauded ICAR-IISR for its significant progress in improving the spice scenario in the country. Shri Dhotre emphasized on the need to intensify the research on the post-harvest value-addition in spices for enhancing the farm incomes of the primary spice producers of the country. He highlighted about the ICAR-IISR’s bio-encapsulation technology’s potential for making the radical changes across the crops under commercial cultivation.
Dr. K. Nirmal Babu, Director, ICAR-IISR outlined the Institute’s research programmes and activities.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala)