Capt.(R) Nasim Nawaz, Federal Secretary for Science & Technology visited PCRWR, Research & Demonstration Centre, Sialmore-Sargodha on 11th October, 2019 . Engr. Zamir Ahmed Soomro, Regional Directorand Engr. Khurram Ejaz Assistant Director PCRWR welcomes the guest. The Honorable Secretary was briefed about the research studies being carried out mainly focused on water management & conservation through effectivemanagement practices/techniques like Direct Seeded Rice on Beds and Bed planting method at farm. The Secretary appreciated the crops grown on beds with DSR and show hiswish that this technique should be introduced to all rice growing areas. The secretary was also informed about the function of bed planter which is used for DSR on beds. The Honorable Secretary advised to conduct DSR on beds research with different varieties of rice to evaluate the efficacy of the technology in different ecological zones.