The Guyana Rice Development Board expressed their appreciation to five of its employees who have completed twenty years of service in the rice industry. These employees were presented with a certificate of appreciation and token at the Award and Long Service Ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture at Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel on October 26th, 2017.

The employees honoured are Dr. Mahendra Persaud, Chief Scientist and Plant Breeder, Mr. Rajendra Persaud, Plant Pathologist, Mr. Bissessar Persaud, Extension Manager (ag.), Mr. Jaddonauth Persaud, Farm Manager and Mr. Naitram Persaud, Senior Research Technician, who are all stationed at the research arm of the GRDB.

The Guyana Rice Development Board thanks these employees for their exceptional contribution and dedication to the agency and the rice sector.

Sitting from left to right: Mr. Rajendra Persaud, Mr. Naitram Persaud, Ms. Shetal Persaud (Daughter of Dr. Mahendra Persaud), Mr. Jaddonauth Persaud and Mr. Bissessar Persaud.

Standing from left to right: Ms. Raven Liverpool, Human Resource Officer, Mr. Nizam Hassan, General Manager and Ms. Allison Peters, Quality Control Manager.


October 26th, 2017