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CURRENT AFFAIRS - INSTITUTES National Brain Research Institute | 13-May-2016 14:05

National Brain Research Institute is an autonomous institute and also a deemed university funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. Prof Emeritus P N Tandon, considered the father of Indian neuroscience is the driving force behind the institutuion that is doing commendable research in neuroscience and its education. The interview based programme is scripted and conducted by Ratnadeep Banerjee.

National Gallery of Modern Arts | 13-May-2016 14:03

National Gallery of Modern Arts, NGMA is a repository of the oeuvres of modern artists and sculptors since the end of 19th century that include the likes of Thomas Daniell, Raja Ravi Verma, Abanindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Amrita Shergill among other vanguards of art movements. Many of these artists impressed art connoisseurs across countries that evoke high of Indian contribution. This feature by Ratnadeep Banerji exemplifies the role played by NGMA Delhi with inputs of its present director, Dr Rajeev Lochan.

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) | 13-May-2016 14:00

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), popularly known as Pusa Institute is located in a sprawling complex spread over 500 hectares in New Delhi. IARI  has developed a large number of varieties and hybrids of 14 mandated crops, covering cereals, nutri-millets, pulses, oilseeds and horticultural crops with enhanced productivity, quality and adaptibility to different agro-ecosystems coupled with inbuilt resistance to biotic and tolerance to abiotic stresses. It has contributed to the growth of Indian seed industry by making available quality seeds of nearly 200 varieties of field and vegetable crops. The interviews with eminent agriculture scientists and script is done by Ratnadeep Banerji.