CSIR-CMERI Ginger-Turmeric Processing Technology, Solar Tree gets Applause in Techno-fair Conclave at Meghalaya
CSIR-CMERI now Stepping towards a Shining North-East
By PIB Kolkata, April 11, 2021
The Ginger-turmeric processing technology of CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur received robust applause in the North East States as the organisation exhibited its innovations in the ‘Conclave and Techno-Fair on Transforming Meghalaya State through Science and Technology Interventions’ organised by the North East Centre for Technology Application and Reach (NECTAR), an autonomous body DST, Govt. of India at the State Convention Centre, Shillong, Meghalaya On April 9 & 10, 2021. The technologies exhibited by CSIR-CMERI at the Conclave also included Municipal Solid Waste Management, Solar Tree and Artifacts, Complete Water Purification Technologies (Arsenic-Iron-Fluoride) & solutions, Effluent Treatment Plant, Hybrid Mini-Grid among others.
Shri M.S. Rao, the Chief Secretary of Meghalaya, visited the CSIR-CMERI exhibition & expressed his interests on the technologies developed by CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, especially the Ginger-Turmeric Processing unit, Solar-based Hybrid Mini-Grid & municipal waste management. Shri Rao showed his interest to explore the avenues for utilising CSIR-CMERI technologies to empowero Meghalaya and make it an economically developed State.
Shri Sanjib Dhar, the Joint Secretary, Ri-Bhoi Farmers Union, Meghalaya expressed his enthusiasm and amazement at the CSIR-CMERI Ginger-Turmeric Processing Technology. He also expressed his intent to visit CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur to understand more about the Sustainable Ecological Concepts and Farming Technological Advancements of CSIR-CMERI and help disseminate the same amongst the farming community of Meghalaya.
Director, National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya and his team discussed with the officials of CSIR-CMERI for exploring opportunities of signing a MoU signing regarding Implementation of CSIR-CMERI Technologies in Meghalaya, Incubation of Start-Ups, Skill Development and Research Collaboration.
Dr. Atanu Saha, Director, North-East Council, had an elaborate discussion regarding CSIR-CMERI developed Technologies and its possibilities in implementation in Meghalaya in respective of the N-E State Governments. Dr. Saha also requested CSIR-CMERI to send detailed technical proposals to the Director, North-East Council for exploring the avenues for implementation of the same in the entire North-East.