Dr. K. Alagusundaram, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Engineering) visited ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai on 24 th October 2018. DDG presided over the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for the Type IV Quarters of the institute at Mahim. On this occasion, he also inaugurated the new Product Sales Counter facility created for sale of institute products to the general public and accentuate brand value of the institute. After the Inauguration, Dr. K. Alagusundaram, DDG addressed the institute staff in the Jubile Hall. In his address, he shared his experience and lauded the collective efforts made by the Director and institute staff to reshape the institute. Dr. S. N. Jha, ADG (PE) in his address reiterated that ICAR-CIRCOT has shown a significant progress in the recent past. Dr. P. G. Patil on the occasion presented the achievements of the institute in the areas of Research, Skill development, revenue generation and the infrastructural changes in the Institute. Four publications related to achievements of the institute, products developed by the institute as athleisure t-shirts, health & hygiene textiles and different value added products from banana biomass were released on this occasion.