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rajeev-varshney-copyTo commemorate the International Year of Pulses (IYP 2016), a conference titled ‘Pulse 2016 – Self Sufficiency in Pulses: Challenges and Way Forward’ was held between 19 – 20 November at Visva Bharati University in Shantiniketan, Kolkata. Dr Rajeev K Varshney, Research Program Director, Genetic Gains, represented ICRISAT at the conference. Among the dignitaries, also present were: Prof DD Patra, Vice Chancellor, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya; Prof Sabujkali Sen, Director (Studies, Educational, Innovative & Rural Reconstruction); Prof Subhendu Mondal, Siksha Bhavana; Dr NP Singh, Director, Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur; Prof Sarthak Chowdhury, Palli Siksha Bhavana; Mr Ambarish Dasgupta former President, The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The conference was organized by the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with Visva Bharati University.

Welcome

Dr A K Padhee Dr Arabinda Kumar Padhee, joined as Director, Country Relations and Business Affairs, ICRISAT-Delhi, on 25 November. He has a Master’s degree in Agricultural Entomology from Banaras Hindu University and a PhD from Indian Agricultural Research Institute. He also has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. Dr Padhee has undertaken public policy courses at University of Toronto, Civil Services College, Singapore and University of Cambridge at various points of his career.

He topped the Agricultural Research Services (ARS) Examination in 1992 and joined the Indian
Administrative Services in 1996. He has held various positions such as: District Magistrate and Collector; Director, Agriculture and Food Production; Joint Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, New Delhi; and Chief Administrator, Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha. During his tenure with Odisha Government he was instrumental in drafting the Odisha State Agriculture Policy in 2008.

We welcome Dr Padhee and his family to Team ICRISAT and wish him all success.

 

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