Agriculture College and Agriculture Research Centre, Boerdar in Raigarh district have developed the new varieties of turmeric and coriander that gives more immunity and better yield. Agriculture scientists have attained this success as the result of rigorous research and experiments of last nine years. Proposal for issuing notification regarding these newly-discovered varieties has been sent to Central Government's Notification Committee. As soon as the proposal is approved, seeds of these new variety turmeric and coriander will be made available to farmers.
Convocation Ceremony of Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University was organised where in one D.lit, 122 Ph.D. and 65 gold medals were awarded to the students. Governor of Chhattisgarh Shri Shekhar Dutt presided over the Ceremony, Chief Guest Prof. Ved Prakash, Chairman of University grant commision (UGC) deliverd the convocation speech. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh was grace the occassion as special guest.