NEW DELHI :
Fertilizer co-operative Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-operative Ltd (Iffco) has tied up with Indian Institute of know-how Delhi (IIT-Delhi) to do joint analysis on agricultural technological tasks, and promote precision farming.
Iffco’s analysis and growth unit, Nano Biotechnology Analysis Centre (NBRC), has signed an settlement with IIT-Delhi that may promote analysis consultancy, information switch, and collaborative tasks.
“The collaboration emphasizes on centered joint analysis by means of sharing laboratories of IIT Delhi and IFFCO and offering analysis consultancy,” in accordance with IIT-Delhi.
The transfer will broaden the scope for analysis and technological growth within the discipline of agriculture and facilitate superior analysis in nanotechnology for futuristic functions.
“Iffco scientists and engineers will work with tutorial analysis college and students of IIT-Delhi in addressing difficult agricultural and environmental associated issues to search out an revolutionary resolution,” it added.
“At Iffco, we all the time look ahead to undertake new applied sciences in order that we are able to add worth to the farmer at floor degree. We additionally imagine in creating sustainable revolutionary options to scale back the enter price of agriculture and farming, and therefore enhance the revenue of farmers and that’s the reason we have been in a position to create the world’s first nano urea liquid at Iffco. We’re additionally dedicated to sustainable agriculture and search for alternatives to create new options for sustainable farming to scale back environmental air pollution,” stated U.S. Awasthi, managing director at IFFCO.
IIT-Delhi director V. Ramgopal Rao believes the initiative shall increase analysis and innovation to attain trendy agriculture system, which will probably be useful for farmers of the nation.
Anurag S. Rathore, dean, company relations, IIT-Delhi, stated his establishment is trying ahead to some participating work in areas reminiscent of nanotechnology and materials science, chemical engineering, agriculture applied sciences, environmental science and know-how, rural growth, information science, nano-bio interface and plenty of extra in the end of time.
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