ICAR, ICMR join hands for research, sign pact

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) today signed a pact to jointly work to strengthen research in four areas, including zoonotic diseases like bird flu.
A memorandum of understanding was signed here today by senior officials of ICAR and ICMR in presence of Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Health Minister J P Nadda.
“This is for the first time that ICAR has signed an MoU with ICMR to work together and strengthen research. We have identified four core areas,” ICAR DG Trilochan Mohapatra tol