New Delhi: An agripreneurship development meet was held at Indian Council for Agricultural Research’s Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar recently. The meet and lecture emphasized the importance of utilizing successful agripreneurs, their innovativeness and experiences in promoting modern agriculture and much importance to be given to reduce agricultural production costs by tapping potential institutional resources.
Dr S A Patil, Former Director, IARI, Former VC, University of Agricultural Science, Dharwad, Former Chairman, Krishi Mission (GoK) and member, Agriculture Vision Group, Government of Karnataka, delivered the lecture on “Entrepreneurship Development – Attracting Youth in Agriculture”.
Earlier, Dr R K Singh, Director-cum-Vice-chancellor, IVRI briefed about the purpose of the event. The event was attended by scientists and faculty members of ICAR-IVRI, 45 farm entrepreneurs and 150 post-graduate students across the disciplines.