Participation of ICAR-CIWA in ''Inspire 2.0''

The ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture (ICAR-CIWA) participated in the Exhibition organized as part of the ''Confluences of Rice Ecosystem Stakeholders for Popularizing ICAR Technologies in Odisha- Inspire 2.0'' at ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack on 6th December, 2019. Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR), New Delhi visited the CIWA pavilion and showed keen interest in knowing about the technologies for farmwomen, and also about the efforts to develop women entrepreneurs. He also advised the Scientists to assess the needs of women in agriculture under different categories such as cultivators and agricultural labourers.
 The ICAR-CIWA exhibition pavilion was put up with the display of posters, specimens, models and literature on gender-friendly technologies. The visitors were briefed about the research and extension activities of the Institute, its role in women empowerment and its technologies for drudgery reduction in farm and home activities, nutrition and livelihood security. The ICAR-CIWA team of Scientific and Technical Staff, Dr. J. Charles Jeeva, Smt. Geeta Saha and Shri. B. C. Behera, made the arrangements for showcasing the Institute’s technologies in the Exhibition.

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