Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor (DARE/ICAR) visited ICAR-CIFRI

Shri Sunil Kumar Singh, IAS, Additional secretary & Financial Advisor, DARE/ICAR visited ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore on 19th October 2016. An interaction meeting of AS & FA, DARE/ICAR with CIFRI Scientist and Officers was organized. Dr. V. R. Suresh, Head of Riverine Ecology and Fisheries division welcomed AS & FA, DARE/ICAR and gave an overview of ICAR-CIFRI work. Shri Singh during the interaction highlighted that from next financial year, plan and non-plan budget will be merged together. During the interaction, several questions were asked and FA, ICAR has replied all the queries satisfactorily. He also suggested several measures to ensure transparency during official purchase.