Dr. Vilas A. Tonapi Appointed As New Director Of IIMR

Dr. Vilas A. Tonapi has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR), Rajendranagar. Prior to this appointment, he was working as the Principal Scientist at Seed Science and Technology of the IIMR.

Earlier Dr. Vilas A. Tonapi had served as Head, Division of Seed Science and Technology at New Delhi based Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI). He holds a Ph.D from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University and did his post Doctoral from University of Queensland, Australia. His special attainments include Planning, development and management of crop improvement programmes and strategies. He has 50 research papers to his credit in peer reviewed journals, 30 authored and edited books.


IIMR is the central agency to work on all aspects of millets research and development under the aegis of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). It has been upgraded from Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR). The main of centre of IIMR is located in Hyderabad (Telangana). 

So here we are providing the some questions related to this artical which is important for all the upcoming exams :
1. Name the new Director of IIMR ?
2. Expand the term IIMR ?
3. What is the full form of IARI ?
4. Expand the term ICAR ?

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