18 Feb 2020
NABI celebrated 10th Foundation day
National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, Mohali completed ten years of its establishment on February 18, 2020. This is an autonomous institute aided by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, carrying out research in the area of biotechnological applications at the interphase of agriculture, food and nutritional biotechnology. A distinguished gathering of heads of the institutes and faculty from the tricity region joined the function. More than 200 scientists, students and staff participated in the foundation Day ceremony. Prof. J. Gowrishankar, Director, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delievered Foundation Day Lecture on “Recessive resurrection as a new genetic phenomenon”
Dr. Ramesh V. Sonti, Executive Director, NABI highlighted the achievements of NABI and mentioned that NABI is poised to play an important role in generating world class knowledge in the area of Agri-food and Health security. NABI is working on the strategies to make food crops a better quality source for nutrition.