102nd Indian Science Congress was held at Mumbai University and the Mega exhibition for the same under the Title ‘Pride of India Expo’ was held at MMRDA ground, BKC, Bandra. CIRCOT exhibited its technological display under the roof of ICAR. CIRCOT actively participated and facilitated the ICAR exhibition by providing technical and other support as required by them.
ICAR bagged ‘Best Design Pavilion Award’ for its attractive and informative displays including live samples from CIRCOT, CIFE and other ICAR institutes. The award was conferred by Honorable Governor of UP Shri. Ram Naik, in presence of union minister of Railways Shri. Suresh Prabhu and other dignitaries. CIRCOT’s exhibition stall was also visited by Shri Harshvardhan, union minister of science and technology, who inaugurated the ‘Pride of India’ exhibition. Many senior dignitaries from DRDO, central government, Maharashtra government, industries, heads of institutions, colleges, teachers and students from colleges and schools, some of the farmers from interior Maharashtra also visited our stall and raised queries and showed interest in our technologies and training programs.