11 May 2019
National Technology Day celebration at NABI
National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) along with Institute of Nano-Science and Technology celebrated the National technology Day at the NABI campus. On this occasion Prof. Srikumar Banerjee, Chancellor, Homi Bhaba Naitonal Institute and Ex-Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission delivered a talk on “Complementarity between Solar and Nuclear Energy”. The event was attended by more than 250 research scholars form the neighbouring institutes, university and school students.
On this occasion various technologies developed by NABI were also showcased and interactions with the guests, visitors and school students were done. NABI showcased multiple technologies and products that have been developed during the last few years. This majorly includes an edible coating for fruits (apple, peaches and banana) to prevent the post-harvest losses, colored wheat with high antioxidant potential, amylose rich (resistant starch) wheat with low glycemic index.