Dr. Nawab Ali, Former DDG (Engg), ICAR and Chairman, RAC of ICAR-CIRCOT speaking as the Chief Guest of valedictory function emphasized the need for nano technological interventions in agriculture and allied sectors to improve the overall efficiency and productivity in farming practices so that the farmers could benefit at the end.
Dr. P.G. Patil, Director, ICAR-CIRCOT briefed about the involvement of this institute in the field of nanotechnology in textiles and composites, and the efforts taken to commercialize this technology by establishing nanocellulose pilot plant and incubating startups.
Dr. N. Vigneshwaran, Senior Scientist and Course Coordinator congratulated all the trainees and explained the future possibilities in continuing the relationship by collaborative research work and consultancy based on mutual understanding.
Twelve participants from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Meghalaya and Maharashtra attended this training programme.