Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Visited Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC)

Honorable minister, Mahindra Raya Yadav (Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development) had visited Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) central office at Singhadurbar Plazza, Kathmandu on October 29, 2021 (12 Kartik, 2078). Minister was welcomed by the Executive Director of NARC, Dr. Deepak Bhandari, directors and other NARC staffs. Finance Director (NARC), Dr. Krishna Kumar Mishra, during his welcome speech urged for the overall development of agricultural research in the country under the esteemed leadership of newly appointed minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development. Executive Director (ED) of NARC Dr. Deepak Bhandari had presented the overall status of NARC, its contributions in Nepalese agriculture, opportunities, problems of research council and way forward for the overall development of agriculture through agriculture research. In his speech, Honorable minister Mr. Yadav said that the NARC is an important institution for agricultural research and have been playing crucial role in agricultural development in country. He added “The researchers should deliver their professional expertise for the development of rural poor and whole the country”. During his visit, honourale member of Planning Commission (Agriculture) Dr. Dil Bahadur Gurung, Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (Livestock) Dr Govinda Sharma and for Secretary (Agriculture) Neeru Dahal Pandey were present. Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development is the chairman of Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC).