70th meeting of the Institute Management Committee of the ICAR-NIRJAFT, October 5, 2018.
The 70th meeting of the Institute Management Committee of the ICAR-NIRJAFT held on 05.10.2018. The meeting was attended by members viz. Dr. Alok Nath Roy Director(Acting) & Chairman, Dr. S. N. Jha ADG(PE) ICAR, Dr. Ratan Tiwari, Pr. Scientist of IIWBR Karnal, Dr. N. C. Pan Head C & BP, Dr. Biplav Saha Acting Head QE & I, Dr. S. Satpathy of CRIJAF, both non official member viz. Sh. Soumik De Sarkar & Sh. Sanatan Sarkar, Sh. Amitabh Singh FAO and Sh. Navin Kumar Jha SAO. All the 10 members of IMC were present during meeting. Dr. G. Bose, Head of Divisions of NIRJAFT were also present in the meeting.
The members expressed satisfaction over the action taken by the Institute on recommendations of the 69th Meeting of the committee and settlement of audit paras. The Committee also expressed satisfaction on expenditure in current financial year which is 55% of B.E. and 91% of remittance. The chairman briefed the members on the achievements made in the research, training, extension, patent, transfer of technology and consultancy work of the Institute and the publications bought out by the Institute. Proposal on empanelment of 11 private hospitals was also discussed and recommended in the meeting. Dr. D.P. Ray, Pr Scientist delivered a scientific presentation before the IMC on the topic “Accelerated Retting of Jute for Quality Fibre Yield”.