ICFA and ICAR today signed a comprehensive MoU, covering the areas of knowledge management, research and studies, agri Startups and entrepreneurship development, jointly funded research projects, industry partnerships, export technical support, technology commercialization and farmers engagement programs among others. The MoU will be executed by jointly finalizing five years work plan for India and overseas markets, mainly focused on Asian and African countries, under South-South and other cooperation agreements.
The MoU was signed by the Secretary, DARE & DG-ICAR, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra and DG, ICFA, Sh. Pravin Srivastva (IAS 1980 Batch) and extends to all divisions and institutes under ICAR. Present on the occasion were ICFA chairman, Dr. MJ Khan, Secretary & FA, ICAR, Dr. Tripathi, CEO-ICFA, Mr. Vikas Bhatia and seven Deputy DGs of ICAR; Dr. AK Singh, Dr. RC Agarwal, Dr. TR Sharma, Dr. AK Singh, Dr. J Jena, Dr. BD Tripathi and Dr. SK Chaudhary.