Raipur agri university gets clearance to start CR station ...
MUMBAI: The Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Raipur, Chhattisgarh has
signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and
operating a Community Radio Station with the information and broadcasting
A Letter of Intent had been issued to the institute after recommendations
of Inter Ministerial Committee and seeking requisite clearances from
various Ministries. The Community Radio Station is expected to be
operational within three months as per the agreement. With this, the
number of CRS will increase to 54 in the country.
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (IGKV) aims to help development in
agriculture and allied fields by increasing quality manpower, providing
relevant technological solutions, piloting their fields uses and
supporting other related activities. The university has the objective to
at least double the crop yields in the region with appropriate increase in
livestock husbandry, fishery and agro forestry.
To make its mission possible the university strives continuously to
provide quality education in the areas of agriculture and allied Sciences,
to undertake basic, applied and adoptive research and to develop the most
appropriate solutions and technologies that are relevant to the area and
which can elevate the socio- economic conditions of the people. Through
the Community Radio Station, IGKV also aims to provide direct and indirect
education and technological support to the public in general and to
farmers in the area in particular to improve agriculture productivity and
the economic situation of the rural people. Commercial potential of the
agriculture sector in the area would also be facilitated.
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