Strategic alliance between Shunya & ICAR-IIMR (Maize research)

In Shunya’s journey of becoming the most trusted partner of Indian farmers for animal nutrition, it will work closely with India’s leading research institutes and organizations to deliver the world’s best quality fodder-as-a-service model.

The ICAR- Indian Institute of Maize Research (ICAR-IIMR) is a premier national institute under the aegis of the Crop Science Division of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. IIMR is mandated to plan, coordinate, and execute the research programs to augment the production and productivity of maize including fodder. With their mission of enhancing the productivity, profitability, and competitiveness of maize and maize-based farming systems with economic and environmental sustainability, they come across as a perfect partner for Shunya, for delivering innovation through hydroponics in large-scale sustainable fodder farming using Maize.

Shunya and ICAR-IIMR formally signed an MOU on 4th April 2024, under ICAR-IIMR’s Agri-business Incubation program (ABI). The preliminary meetings have been very encouraging, and both parties are committed to this strategic alliance from the scope of their specialization and vision. The agreement was signed by Dr. Hanuman Sahay Jat (Director ICAR-IIMR, Ludhiana) and Mr. Vijay Singh(CEO and Managing Director Shunya Fodder and Forage Agritech Private Limited) in presence of Dr. A.K. Singh(Principal Scientist ICAR-IIMR &Principal Investigator/In-charge ABI), Dr. Ph. Romen Sharma(Scientist ICAR-IIMR, member ABI), Disha Sanwal (General Manager -Business Progression & Operations-Shunya).

Shunya is thankful to the ICAR-IIMR’S ABI team for their enthusiasm and support in this alliance.