A study tour of NABARD Officials from Maharashtra to BAIF’s Central Research Station, Uruli Kanchan, Pune, was organised on September 26, 2022. The team comprising of District Development Managers and other Senior Managers including Mrs. Rashmi Darad, Mr. Subrat Kumar Nanda and Mr. Sachin Kamble from NABARD Maharashtra Regional Office, visited various gen-next agriculture, livestock, energy and appropriate technology-related Research and Technology facilities at the Research Station spread over 227 ha. The tour also included discussions with BAIF Scientists and Domain Experts on newer development approaches, technology options and research areas for achieving the goals of improved livestock, improved and resilient farming system, improved fodder varieties and circularity around waste-to-energy theme. The NABARD team appreciated the action-based research and technology back-stopping role played by BAIF scientists to improve the livelihood of farmers.
These advanced Research and Technology-related Projects are being implemented by BAIF in partnership with NABARD in various parts of the country, for ensuring positive change in the lives of 31,33,000 families belonging to socio-economically weaker sections of the society.