A programme was organized by the institute to hand-over the “Onion transplanted” to the Scheduled Caste self-help group namely, Padmavati Mahila Bachet Gat, Waysewadi, Tal. Karjat on 22nd August 2023. The Onion transplanted was handed over by Dr Himanshu Pathak, Secretary DARE and Director General, ICAR to the chairperson of the self-help group. Dr Sammi Reddy, Director, ICAR-NIASM advised the group to best utilize the Onion transplanted for the livelihood upliftment of the members of the group. Dr BB Gaikwad, briefed the group about functioning, benefits and further maintenance of the Onion transplanter. Dr PL Patil, Vice Chancellor, UAS, Dharwad; Shri Rajendra Pawar, Chairman, ADT, Baramati; Heads of schools; Chief Administrative Officer Mr Charles Ekka; Chief Finance and Accounts Officer Dr SK Das, Mr Nilesh Nalawade, CEO, ADT and Dr Vivek Bhoite, KVK Baramati were also present during the occasion. The DAPSC Implementation Committee members coordinated the programme, namely, Drs NP Kurade (Chairman), SS Pawar (Member Secretary), DD Nangare, AV Nirmale, BB Gaikwad, SB Chavan, VD Kakade, Aliza Pradhan, Rajkumar and Ravi Kumar.
Read more: https://niasm.icar.gov.in/oniontransplant