President Ram Nath Kovind is on a state visit to Myanmar. He dedicated – India assisted project ‘Advanced Centre for Agricultural Research & Education’ (ACARE) – to the people of Myanmar. The project focuses on Genetics, Post Harvest Technology, Participatory Knowledge Management and capacity building for farmers in Myanmar.
Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind dedicated the Advanced Centre for Agricultural Research and Education to the people of Myanmar. It was established as per an MOU between both the countries for research and capacity building of Myanmar students and scientists. The programme is run by IARI. The President also dedicated the Rice Bio-Park to the people of Myanmar.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Myanmar (Burma) Capital: Naypyidaw, Currency: Burmese kyat.
- Myanmar is the only ASEAN member state that is both a land and maritime neighbor of India.