Rice Research Institute staff contribute Rs 2.33 lakh to CMRF


Bhubaneswar: The staff members of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have contributed Rs 2.33 lakh to Odisha Chief Ministers’ Relief fund for post-Fani reconstruction works.

Dr Ranjitha Puskur, Theme Leader, Sustainable Impact Platform, IRRI presented the cheque to Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in State Secretariat today afternoon.

Padhi thanked all staff members of IRRI for showing their oneness with the people of Odisha who suffered heavy loss due to the devastating cyclonic storm.

Puskur said that IRRI would continue helping the farmers of Odisha by popularizing the climate resilient agricultural technologies which would enhance their income sustainably.

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