“Parthenium awareness week” at ICAR IIVR, Varanasi

Thu, 26 August 2021

At ICAR IIVR, Varanasi “Parthenium awareness week” was observed from 16-22 August 2021 to make farmers and General public aware about the menace of Parthenium which is responsible for causing health problem in human beings, animal and deteriorating the environment. During this period different activities were organised by the institute to sensitize one and all for eradication of parthenium. It is to be mentioned that ICAR-IIVR Main Research Farm has been made Parthenium free. The activity of Parthenium uprooting from the residential campus was organised on 21.08.2021 to make the campus Parthenium free. The Director of The Institute Dr. T. K. Behera and all Head of the Divisions and Scientists and other staff members of the institute actively participated in this Programmee.