The One Hundred and Sixteenth Meeting of IRC was held on April 02, 2016 to review the progress of research work and to consider the new project proposals received from the scientists. Dr. P.G. Patil, Director Chaired the meeting. Dr. R.P. Kachru, former ADG (PE), ICAR, Dr. S. Sreenivasan and Dr. A.J. Shaikh, former Directors of ICAR-CIRCOT attended the meeting as subject matter specialists. Heads of Division, Scientists and Sr. Technical Officers attended the meeting. Six project proposals were approved in the meeting.