Lab to Land programme

Lab to Land programme

Lab to Land programme strengthened to make research accessible to farmers

A new program ‘Mera Gaon – Mera Gaurav’ was initiated by Hon’ble Prime Minister to
establish the reach of science to the farmers.

Under this program, 5 villages are adopted by a group of 4 scientists and farmers are provided
with agricultural advice and information. He said that Modi Government has further
strengthened the Lab to Land program in order to make research and techniques accessible at
farmers’ field and it is also being implemented at the level of Lab to Entrepreneurs and
Entrepreneurs to Farmers. In order to increase employment opportunities in agriculture, ICAR
has been supporting more than 150 Agri Start-Ups and these start-ups are progressing

While expressing happiness and gratitude, he said for the 2nd year in a row, ICAR’s tableau was
included in Republic Day Parade. In fact, this year, the “Kisan Gandhi-2019” tableau was
awarded the 1st prize by Defense Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman.

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