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Hyderabad | Sunday, Dec 3 2017 IST
The National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) celebrated the Agricultural Education Day with much fervour by conducting various activities on Sunday. December 3 is celebrated as the Agricultural Education Day, in memory of the country's first Agriculture Minister Dr Rajendra Prasad. As chief guest, ICRISAT Director General David Bergavionson said that partnership collaboration is necessary among the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), State Agriculture Universities (SAU) and Private organisations, in popularising the agricultural education. He sensitised the students on food security, land and water problems, being faced by the country. The greatest challenge ahead was the greatest innovations for farmers, which were viable to them, he added. NAARM Director Sreenivasa Rao explained the importance of agriculture in India, along with career opportunities. Parents should encourage children to opt for agriculture courses, where there is a lot of scope for bright future more than engineers and doctors, he added. The Chief Guest gave certificates and prizes to the winners of various competitions like drawing, painting and elocution, which were conducted as part of the celebrations.UNI VV RJ 2056

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