ICAR-CIPHET Celebrated Mahila Kisan Diwas 2018
ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology has celebrated Mahila Kisan Diwas on 15 Oct., 2018. A progressive women farmer, Smt. Gurudev Kaur Deol was felicitated by Dr. S.K. Tyagi, the Director (i/c), ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana and Dr. Sandeep Mann, Head (I/c), Transfer of Technology Division in the presence of chief guest, Dr. Illias, Former Director (ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana) (photo enclosed). A deliberate discussion was made about the challenges of Women Farmers during a debate competition organized on the topic ‘Role of women in agriculture or Women Empowerment’. The participants were selected for awards based on evaluation made by Dr. K. Narsaiah, Principal Scientist (AS&PE) and ICAR’s National Fellow and Dr. Manju Bala, Principal Scientist (Biochemistry). The staff of ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana along with the trainees of ongoing winter school has participated in the event and received cash award, a certificate and memento: Dr. Premlata Srivastav (Winter School Trainee) (First), Dr. Pankaj Kumar, Scientist, ICAR-CIPHET and Ms. Priyanshu Tripathy (Winter School Trainee) (both second) and Dr. Renu Balakrsihnan, Scientist, ICAR-CIPHET and Dr. Vishal Kumar, Technical Officer, ICAR-CIPHET (both third). Dr. Sandeep Mann, Pr. Sc. and Mr. Vikas Kumar, Scientist, ICAR-CIPHET has facilitated and organized the event. More than 50 staffs including scientific, technical and administrative were present during the celebration.