PLENARY LECTURES

Topic

Speaker

Chair

Date & Time

1. Indian Agriculture: Needs and Pathways for Food Security and Prosperity

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, DG, ICAR & Secretary, DARE, MoA&FW, Govt. of India

Dr. Panjab Singh
President, NAAS, New Delhi

February 21, 2019; 9:30 - 10:30 h

2. Urgency for scaling agricultural innovations to meet SDGs

Dr. R.S. Paroda, Ex-DG, ICAR, New Delhi; President, TAAS, New Delhi

Prof.  V. L. Chopra, Ex-DG, ICAR, New Delhi

February 21, 2019; 18:00 - 19:00 h

3. Nutrition- and income-sensitive agriculture and food systems to build New India.

Prof. R.B. Singh, Ex-President, NAAS, New Delhi

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Hon'ble Minister of State for Agriculture, MoA&FW, Govt. of India

February 22, 2019; 9:30 - 10:30 h

4. Policy options, actions, and implementation to achieve accelerated inclusive growth.

Prof. Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog, Govt of India

Dr. Mangala Rai, Ex-DG, ICAR, New Delhi

February 22, 2019; 18:00 - 19:00 h

5. Climate smart agriculture and averting risks to the food chain.

Prof. John Dixon, Ex-Principal Advisor Research, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Australia

Dr. Ayyappan, Ex-DG, ICAR, Ex-President, NAAS

February 23, 2019; 9:30 - 10:30 h

 

Summary of Sessions

 

Technical Sessions
Lead Lecture : 30 min
Session Lecture (Invited) : 20 min each x 3 Lectures
Session Lecture (Abstract) : 15 min
Discussion : 15 min

Total no. of Lectures (32 x 5)

: 160

Farmers Session

: 6 Speakers (Total duration: 2h)

Students Elocution Contest

: 12 Speakers (Total duration: 2h)

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