Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lay Foundation Stone of Agricultural Institute in Jharkhand on June 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lay Foundation Stone of Agricultural Institute in Jharkhand on June 28

File Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

New Delhi: To address regional challenges in the agriculture sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation stone of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) on June 28 at Barhi in Hazaribagh district, Jharkhand.

"The foundation stone of the campus of IARI will be laid by the Prime Minister on June 28 at Goriya Karma village in Barhi," said an official release issued by the Agriculture Ministry.

The institute, which will offer post graduate and doctoral courses, will have three major schools focusing on natural resources management, crop improvement and protection and horticulture and forestry, it said.

The institute will give thrust on research and extension programmes for addressing major regional challenges, the statement added.