Dr.A.K.Singh, Deputy Director General(Hort.Science) Visited Icar-Nrcb On 1-11-2018

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Dr. A. K. Singh, Deputy Director General (Horticultural Science), ICAR, New Delhi, visited ICAR-National Research for Banana on 1 November, 2018. Dr. S. Uma, Director, ICAR-NRCB welcomed him with bouquet of flower. Along with scientists he visited NRCB research farm. He planted coconut sapling and offered prayers. He visited transgenic net house and observed transgenic banana bearing fruits. He interacted with scientists who explained him about transgenic banana fortified with iron and Beta carotene. He also witnessed prototype of banana supply chain and encouraged scientists to showcase the supply chain through mass media. Dr. A. K. Singh also visited laboratories of biotechnology, tissue culture, physiology, biochemistry, entomology, pathology, post-harvest technology and interacted with scientists. Later, he addressed scientists and emphasized to produce farmer friendly technologies