NRDC signs License Agreement with Nagarjuna Agro Chemicals for Soil Moisture Indicator

National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), under the Ministry of Science & Technology, has entered a licence agreement with Nagarjuna Agro Chemicals Pvt Ltd for commercialization of a soil moisture indicator device.

Soil Moisture Indicator electronic device is simple and user-friendly and has been developed by the Sugarcane Breeding Institute, under the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), Coimbatore. The formal licence agreement was signed by H. Purushotham, CMD, NRDC, and Neeta Zanvar, Director, Nagarjuna Agro Chemicals.

National Research Development Corporation

National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) was established in 1953 by the Government of India, with the primary objective to promote, develop and commercialize the technologies / know-how / inventions and is presently working under the administrative control of the Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology.  NRDC has forged strong links with the scientific and industrial community in India and abroad and developed a wide network of research institutions, academia and industry and made formal arrangements with them for the commercialization of know-how developed in their laboratories and is now recognised as a large repository of wide range of technologies spread over almost all areas of industries.

Extra info:
National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR)
CMD of NRDC – H. Purushotham
Minister of Science & Technology : Harsh Vardhan

So lets do?
1. Who is the CMD of NRDC?
2. National Research Development Corporation comes under which ministry?
3. Expand the NRDC and ICAR?

Source – The Hindu


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