Sh Narendra Singh Tomar, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India conferred Plant Genome Saviour Community Awards to five communities; Plant Genome Saviour Farmer Rewards to three farmers and Plant Genome Saviour Farmer Recognition to six farmers from different states of India.
Shri Parshottam Rupala and Shri Kailash Choudhary, Minister(s) of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India; Shri Sanjay Agarwal, Secretary, DAC&FW, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India; Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India & Director General, ICAR; Dr. K. V. Prabhu, Chairperson, PPV&FR Authority, Government of India and Dr. R. C. Agrawal, Registrar General, PPV&FR Authority, Government of India, also graced the occasion. An exhibition showcased the agro-biodiversity being conserved by the Awardee
In his address to the audience of Farmers, Scientists, Policy makers, Govt. officials, Press and Media, Hon’ble Agriculture Minister congratulated the awardees and urged that the traditional communities/farmers who are conserving bio-diversity, medicinal plants, should be encouraged and suitably awarded. The function was held on Oct 22, 2019 at Dr B P Pal Auditorium, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
Plant Genome Saviour Community Award for 2015-16 (Rs. 10 lakh, Citation and Memento)
Plant Genome Saviour Farmer Reward for 2016-17 (Rs. 1.5 lakh, Citation and Memento)
Plant Genome Saviour Farmer Recognition for 2016-17 ( Rs.1 lakh, Citation and Memento)
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