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ICAR- ATARI, Kanpur celebrates 39th Foundation day

Kanpur: The ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kanpur celebrated its
39th Foundation Day on 19th March, 2019.
The Chief Guest, Dr. Sushil Soloman, Vice-Chancellor, CSAU&T, Kanpur applauded the scientists
and staff members of ATARI for organizing such a vibrant event.
Dr. Soloman appreciated the Institute’s efforts to provide more visibility to the KVKs of U.P.
Dr. Atar Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Kanpur highlighted the successful execution of total 17
national level farmer oriented schemes by this Institute.
In order to enhance the production level of pulses, Dr. Singh told that the activities of CFLD-
Pulses helped in enhancing the pulses production from 17 MT to 25.5 MT during the current
year making it a National Record.
He also lauded the support being given by the Krishi Vigyan Kendras of Uttar Pradesh for the
execution of various programmes and schemes.
Dr. Saudan Singh, CSIR-CIMAP, Lucknow also presented the possibilities of integrating the
medicinal and aromatic plant with cereal crops for enhancing the overall income of the farmers.
The National Awardee Farmers – Raghupat Singh, Moradabad, Agyaram Verma, Basti , Ramesh
Verma, Lucknow also marked their presence during the event.
The event registered a total footfall by participating innovator framers and KVKs from 17
district of Uttar Pradesh.

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