NER’s 1st Regional Centre for Agriculture with Israeli Collaboration to be Inaugurated in Mizoram

Israeli Ambassador to India, Mr Daniel Carmon has stated that a Centre for Agriculture, with the collaboration of Israeli expertise, is going to be inaugurated in Mizoram in March 2018. This will be the first such centre in the North East region (NER) of India that is being established with Israeli collaboration.

It has been set up at a cost of Rs 8-10 crore. This Centre has been set up with the tripartite collaboration of India’s Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of Israel and State Government of Mizoram and is exclusively for the processing of citrus fruits.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-

  • Mizoram CM- Lal Thanhawla, Governor- Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma.
  • Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary (TR) and Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary are situated in Mizoram.