Quinquennial Review Team on Betelvine

Visit to BCKV centre on 18th September,2006

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.Satyabrata Maiti,Director,NRCMAP,Anand

          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.