Port Blair, Dec. 19: The Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair is organizing a National Seminar on “Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Island Biodiversity” on 21st December, 2012 at its Garacharma Research Complex. 

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Bhopinder Singh, Lieutenant Governor, A & N Islands will be the Chief Guest and shall inaugurate the seminar at 10.00 A.M. in the conference hall of CARI on 21st December, 2012.   Dr. A.K. Singh, Vice Chancellor, RVSKVV, Gwalior will preside over the function and Dr. S. Edison, Former Director, CTCRI, Tiruvananthapuram will be Guest of Honour. 

Directors of various ICAR Institutes at mainland and Development Departments of A & N Islands, Scientists from mainland & Islands will be participating in the seminar.