TAD NewsDesk, New Delhi: Narendra Singh Tomar asked ICAR to improve the employment opportunities and make the agriculture sector more job oriented. He has asked to focus and take help from the New Education Policy (NEP).
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), established in 1929, is a zenith body for organisation, direction and management education and research in the horticulture area of the country. It is responsible for providing agriculture courses via its organization of 101 ICAR foundations and 71 universities.
ICAR has shaped a six-member council to propose approaches to align Agri related education with the vision of NEP revealed by the Government. At the 92nd ICAR Annual General Conference, Tomar stressed the unparalleled commitment of the Council and the agricultural universities.
An official said,
“The Union Minister encouraged to make the agrarian sector to be greater business arranged with the assistance of the New Education Policy.”
Mr Tomar appreciated the efforts of the organization and its commendable job during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Even during this hard year, the organization maintained its good quality of work and achievements.
In the meeting the following ministers were also present, food Minister Piyush Goyal, Agriculture Minister Parshottam Rupala and Kailash Choudhary.
Source: Krishi Jagran