The QRT on betelvine consisting of the following members visited BCKV centre on 18th September, 2006. The honourable members are
Dr.S.P.Ghosh, Former DDG(Hort),ICAR
Dr.O.P.Pareek, Former Director,CIAH,BIkaner
Dr.P.Parvatha Reddy, Former Director,IIHR
Dr.N.K.Mohan, Former Dean, AAU,Jorhat
Dr.S.K. Samanta, Deputy Director of Research, BCKV; Dr.B.Das,OIC,AINP on Betelvine, BCKV, Dr.B.Dasgupta and Dr.D.Sengupta , scientists of the project concerned accompanied the team members during their field visits at experimental sites at Kalyani and Mondouri as well as farmers' fields at Simurali, Nadia.
Team members discussed the issue of continuing the project as well as future plan to introduce medicinal plants with Vice Chancellor, BCKV in his chamber.Dr.Ghosh as Chairman expressed his satisfaction over the performance of the present project; although he emphasized on studies about the impacts of recommended technologies on betelvine cultivation by university scientists over the farmers' community.