Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre
October 27, 2020
Even as the State Potato Mission failed to take off due to the lack of direction and apathy of the government to the project, it has expressed it desire to revalidate the contract with the International Potato Centre (CIP) for intensification of potato production.
ITC to begin red potato cultivation trials in Gujarat
February 06, 2020
Continuing its push to promote healthier variants of potatoes, FMCG major ITC is set to begin trial cultivation of red potatoes at Chandrala village of Gandhinagar district in Gujarat. Red potatoes are a variety recently launched by the company...
India's Prime minister Narendra Modi to address the Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat
January 27, 2020
India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced today that he will be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat through remote video conferencing tomorrow i.e 28th of January 2020.
Dutch government to help Punjab set up a Potato Centre of Excellence
January 25, 2015
To strengthen potato research, Punjab will set up a Centre of Excellence for Potato in Jalandhar (potato belt) in collaboration with The Netherlands, Shimla-based Central Potato Research Institute and Punjab Agricultural University
Dr BP Singh, CPRI: Potato important for Nutritional Security of India.
January 19, 2015
On the opening day of the India International Potato Expo on Thursday, Dr BP Singh, director, Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, said potato played an important role in the nutritional security of the country.