National Banana Fest Team in Madurai
The CISSA team which consisted of Dr. Jayaprakash, Dr. C K Peethambaran, Dr. C S Ravindran and Balachandran Nair had a detailed and brief discussion with Dr. Balamohan, Professor and Head Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, Madurai. The team invited the latter for the National Banana Fest 2018.
They also visited the National Centre for Banana Research, Trichy and invited the director Dr. Uma and Dean Horticulture College, Dr, Sarala. The team also visited the Indian Institute of Food Processing and Technology, Thanjavur and also invited them for the National Banana Fest 2018. They in return have agreed to participate in the Fest.
Through this visits the farmers and traders of Madurai district, cultivating banana exclusive for leaf purposes showed keen interest in participating in the fest.