ICAR-CIRCOT participated to exhibition for G20-Agricultural Ministers meeting organized at Hyderabad on 15th-17th June 2023.

The ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai participated to exhibition organized by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare for G20- Agricultural Ministers meeting organized at Hyderabad on 15th -17th June 2023. Agriculture ministers of 20 member countries of G-20 group were present during the event.

To showcase the various advancements, innovations, and technologies of our country to the delegates and dignitaries attending the meeting, 25 stalls were exhibited by ICAR institutes, state agricultural departments and agri startups. ICAR CIRCOT was one of these exhibitors to showcase the research done in field of cotton post-harvest sector by the institute since last 100 years and various products developed using cotton agri-biomass.

The Naturally Coloured Cotton initiative of ICAR-CIRCOT was much appreciated by Hon’ble Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare of India. Shri Kailash Choudhary, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare; Hon’ble Agriculture Ministers of Turkey, Mauritius and Italy; Mr QU Dongyu, Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations; Dr Himanshu Pathak, Secretary DARE & Director General, ICAR; Dr P Chandra Shekara, Director General, MANAGE, Hyderabad  and other dignitaries visited the stall.