The 22nd RAC Meeting of ICAR-DOGR

The 22nd Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting of ICAR-DOGR was held online on 19/03/2021 under the Chairmanship of Dr. H.P. Singh, Ex-Deputy Director General (Horticulture), ICAR, New Delhi. The members participated in the meeting were, Dr. SK Dash, Ex-Dean, College of Agricultural Engineering, OUAT, Bhubaneswar; Dr. AS Dhatt, Professor & ADR, PAU, Ludhiana; Dr. AB Rai, Ex-Head, Crop Protection, IIVR, Varanasi; Dr. AN Ganeshmurthy, Ex-Head, NRM, IIHR, Bengaluru; Dr. Kaushik Banerjee, Principal Scientist, NRC Grapes Pune; Dr. Vikramaditya Pandey, Asst. Director General (HS-I), ICAR-New Delhi. At the outset, Dr. Major Singh, Director, ICAR-DOGR, welcomed the Chairman and members of RAC and highlighted the achievements made by the institute. After opening remarks by the Chairman and the members, Member Secretary RAC Dr. Suresh J. Gawande presented the Action Taken Report (ATR) of the previous RAC recommendations, and the same was approved by RAC. This was followed by the presentations of progress reports by the scientists of the research projects during the reporting period. The Chairman and members of the RAC critically reviewed the progress report and discussed the results in detail. The chairman and the members of the RAC expressed their satisfaction with the progress made by ICAR-DOGR. They gave pragmatic suggestions to improve the research programs of the ICAR-DOGR. The meeting was ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. V. Mahajan.