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Ladakh Lt. Governor Radha Krishna Mathur on Wednesday visited CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and ICAR-Central Research Institute for Dryland Crops (CRIDA) and urged scientists to help the region in crop planning.

In his speech, Mathur asked CRIDA to guide the Ladakh region to increase agricultural income through organic farming, medicinal and aromatic plants and high-value crops so that agriculture becomes more profitable than tourism, an official statement said.

He inspected the equipment developed by CRIDA and visited different laboratories of the institute equipped with modern equipment for research programmes, the release said.

ICAR-CRIDA Director V.K. Singh highlights various initiatives taken by CRIDA under the Technology Demonstration component of NICRA in Ladakh.

Checked out some of the Mathur Institute’s state-of-the-art microscopy and genomics facilities at CCMB. The focus of the discussion was on how Pashmina wool from Chanthangi goats in Ladakh is blended with other types of wool. CCMB is working to develop technology to identify the animal origin of various types of wool traded in India,” another release said.

Vinay K Nandikori, director, CCMB, said, “We are working to find reliable and affordable techniques to separate different types of wool. Lt. Governor’s help in getting proper and reliable sources of wool will be of immense value for our testing standards.’ ‘ PTI SJR NSD NSD

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