“World Soil Day” was celebrated at ICAR- Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai by organising a webinar on “Halt Soil Salinization, Boost Soil Productivity” on the eve of this day on 4th December 2021. Two interactive lectures were organised in this webinar. It was the 21st DARE-ICAR-CIRCOT public awareness campaign under India @75.
The ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai organized a training programme on “Nanotechnology and its Advanced Applications” during November 22 – 26, 2021 in virtual mode. This is 16th in the series of the Nanotechnology training programmes being organized by the Institute and 2nd in the online mode. The objective of this training was to acquaint the participants with the recent advances in the field of nanotechnology, to demonstrate the synthesis and characterization methodologies and to demonstrate their potential applications in agriculture and allied sectors, cotton textiles, biocomposites, pulp & paper, filtration and sensors.
CIRCOT-RKVY-RAFTAAR- Agri business Incubator offers Sixty (60) days Agripreneurship Orientation Program/Incubation Program to Agri-Innovators/Agri-startups in order to Re-orient their business proposals and refinement of their innovative prototypes/Minimum Viable Products through mentoring sessions and expert lectures which will help them to convert their startup in to a successful business enterprise.
ICAR-Central Research Institute of Cotton Technology, Mumbai celebrated National Unity Day (31 October) i.e the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This year it was organized with gaiety under the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence.
The ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M/s. Devdhar Chemicals Private Limited, Pune (Incubatee) for “Evaluation of ICAR-CIRCOT Nanosulphur as Fertilizer and Pesticide” on 27th October 2021.
Dr. Sujata Saxena, Director administered the Integrity Pledge to the Employee. During her address she stressed the importance of attaining self-reliance with integrity for the development of the country in the edible oil sector. She said that in Agriculture,