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Israel-India Agricultural Partnership - in Punjab
Ambassador Carmon was welcome today by CM of Punjab, Mr. Parkash Singh Badal. It was an opportunity to review the phenomenal success of the 1st Punjabi Indo-Israeli Center of Excellence, that introduced latest Israeli nurseries technology to local farmers.

Source: Israel in india

A centre of excellence for citrus fruits set up in in collaboration with was inaugurated recently.


Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal and Israel's Ambassador Mr. Daniel Carmon inaugurated the centre in Hoshiarpur district.

This is the second India-Israel centre of excellence to be established in Punjab. A centre of excellence for vegetables was inaugurated at Kartarpur near Jalandhar earlier this year.

"The centre will serve as a focal point for India-Israeli agriculture R&D, and will showcase some of the most advanced Israeli nursery and fruit cultivating technologies, adapted for Indian conditions by local experts," a spokesman of the Israel embassy said.

Under the three-year work plan for India-Israel cooperation in agriculture, 28 centres of excellence are being set up in ten states across India.


Source: Business Standard



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