India plans to raise palm oil production by 3L tonnes in 5 yrs

India plans to raise palm oil production by 3 lakh tonnes in 5 years. The agriculture ministry is to implement a special programme to increase the area under palm farming by 60,000 hectares to over 2.11 lakh hectares, from the current 1.71 lakh hectares. A union agriculture ministry official said that the 300-crore rupee programme […]

TERI-Deakin Nano Biotechnology Research Centre to be established in India

The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI and Deakin University, Australia have entered into a MoU to establish Centre of Excellence, the TERI-Deakin Nano Biotechnology Research Centre in the field of Nano Biotechnology in India. The initiative is expected to bridge the gap between industry and academia through research and collaboration of world leading experts, which […]