Details of Concurrent Technical Sessions in 10 Thematic areas

Date & Day

Concurrent sessions
11.00 – 13.00

Topic of the Technical Session

Concurrent sessions
14.00 – 16.00

Topic of the Technical Session

21.2.19 Thursday

Theme1-TS1

Genomics for Crop Improvement

Theme1-TS2

Disruptive Technologies for Yield Improvement

Theme2-TS1

Horticultural Production Systems

Theme3-TS2

Soil Health (Soil & Fertiliser)

Theme3-TS1

Water Security

Theme4-TS2

Detection, Diagnostics, Epidemiology and Forecasting Advances in Protection Sciences

Theme4-TS1

Recent Trends in Pest-Pathogen Management

Theme5-TS1

Enhancing the Food Value Chain through Integrated Approach of Cutting Edge Technologies

Theme6-TS1

Livestock Production, Breeding and Management

Theme6-TS2

Actuating Animal Health

Theme7-TS1

Knowledge and Innovation Drivers for Growth of Aquaculture

22.2.19
Friday

Theme1-TS3

Breeding for Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Theme1-TS4

Genetic Amelioration of Crop Plants for Better Nutrition

Theme2-TS2

Innovation in Hi-Tech Horticulture

Theme3-TS4

Technologies for Climate Resilience

Theme3-TS3

Integrated Farming Systems

Theme4-TS4

Advances in Biological Management of Pests and Diseases

Theme4-TS3

Innovations in Residue Detection of Pesticide and Development of Safer Agrochemicals

Theme6-TS3

Processing and Value Addition of Livestock Products

Theme8-TS1

Engineering and IT Interventions for Climate Resilient and Precision Agriculture

Theme9-TS1

Policies and Institutions for Agricultural Transformation

Theme10-TS1

Contextualization of Agricultural Education towards New India

23.2.19
Saturday

Theme2-TS3

Post-Harvest Management and Value Addition

Theme3-TS5

Upscaling NRM Technologies

Theme6-TS4

Livestock Nutrition & Forage Management

Theme6-TS5

Poultry Health & Production

Theme7-TS2

Securing the Future Fish Production: Innovations in Production to Consumption

Theme8-TS3

Mechanization of Agricultural Operations

Theme8-TS2

Engineering Interventions for Conservation Agriculture and Biomass Management

Theme9-TS3

Innovations in Ease of Doing Agri-business

Theme9-TS2

Technology Delivery for Agricultural Transformation

Theme10-TS2

Reforms in Knowledge and Skill Requirement of Agricultural Graduates

 

Theme 1: Plant Science (Field Crops)
Theme Convenor: Dr. K. V. Prabhu, Chairman, PPVFR, New Delhi

Technical Session 1: Genomics for Crop Improvement
Date: February 21, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. N.P. Singh, IIPR, Kanpur

Co-Chair  I: Prof. N.K. Singh, Project Director & National Professor, NRCPB, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Prof. Akhilesh Tyagi, Ex-Director, NIPGR, New Delhi

Rapporteur I:  Dr. Kishore Gaikwad, Principal Scientist, NRCPB, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. A. Talukdar, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Genomic Resources in Crops

Dr. Rajeev Varshney, ICRISAT, Hyderabad

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Genomics Assisted Breeding in Rice

Dr. Arvind Kumar, IRRI, Philippines

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Genomic Selection in Crops: Status and Prospects

Dr. Raman Babu, DuPont Pioneer, Hyderabad

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Molecular Dissection QTLs for Yield and Quality Traits: Oliferous Brassica - a case study

Dr. Akshay Pradhan, Professor, UDSC, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ..............................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion including Chairman’s remarks

All presentations

15 min

Technical session 2: Disruptive Technologies for Yield Improvement
Date: February 21, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. Manoj Prasad, NIPGR, New Delhi

Co-Chair  I: Prof. Deepak Pental, Ex-VC, University of Delhi, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Prof. P. K. Gupta, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut

Rapporteur I:  Dr. T. Nepolean, Principal Scientist, IIMR, Hyderabad

Rapporteur II: Dr. Neelu Jain, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture 1: Genome Editing in Crops

Dr. Tom Greene, Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of Dow DuPont, DuPont Pioneer

30 min

Lead Lecture 2: Speed Breeding: A powerful tool to accelerate crop research and breeding

Dr. Lee T. Hickey, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Maize Improvement: Global Perspective

Dr. Prasanna BM, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, Nairobi, Kenya

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Innovations in Seed Enhancement

Dr. Malavika Dadlani, Ex-Joint Director (Res), IARI, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 3: ....................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 3: Breeding for Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance
Date: February 22, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. G.P. Singh, IIWBR, Karnal

Co-Chair  I: Prof. Sudhir K. Sopori, Ex-VC, JNU, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr. H.S. Gupta, Ex-Director, IARI and Ex-DG, BISA

Rapporteur I:  Dr. Vinod, Professor, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Jagdish Rane, National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Baramati, Pune

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture1: Molecular Basis of Host-Pathogen Interaction: Bacterial Blight in Rice- a Case Study

Dr. Ramesh Sonti, Director, NIPGR, New Delhi

30 min

Session Lecture1: Physiological Basis for Adaptation to Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Dr. M.S. Seshashayee, Professor, GKVK, UAS, Bengluru

20 min

Session Lecture 2:Breeding for Foliar Disease Resistance in Wheat

Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh, CIMMYT, Mexico

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Genes from Wilds - Reservoir for Resistance to Biotic Stresses

Dr. Kuldeep Singh, Director, NBPGR, New Delhi &
Dr. Ram J Singh,  Former Soybean Breeder USDA, UoI, USA

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  Genomics and physiology assisted spring wheat pre-breeding for yield potential and drought tolerance

Dr. Sivakumar Sukumaran, Scientist & Lead: Spring wheat prebreeding, CIMMYT, Mexico

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

Technical Session 4: Genetic Amelioration of Crop Plants for Better Nutrition
Date: February 22, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. O.P. Yadav, CAZRI,  Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Co-Chair  I: Dr. Swapan Datta, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Visva-Bharati University, Kolkata

Co-Chair II: Dr. K. C. Bansal, Ex-Director, NBPGR, New Delhi

Rapporteur I: Dr. Anju Mahendru, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Sangita Yadav, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Ending Global Hidden Hunger through Biofortification

Dr. Wolfgang Pfeiffer, Director of Research and Development, HarvstPlus

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Factors Influencing Micronutrient Bioavailability

Dr. Thingnganing Longvah, NIN, Hyderabad

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Biofortified Crops for Nutrition Secure India

Dr. Neeraja, ICAR-IIRR, Hyderabad

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Biofortification of Crops through Genetic Engineering

Dr. Siddharth Tiwari, NABI, Mohali

20 min

Session Lecture 4: ............................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

20 min

 

Theme 2: Plant Science (Horticultural Crops)
Theme Convenor: Dr. Anand K. Singh, DDG (Hort. & Crop Sci.), ICAR, New Delhi

Technical Section I: Horticultural Production Systems
Date: February 21, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. K. Nirmal Babu, Director, IISR, Calicut

Co-Chair I: Dr. Kirti Singh, Ex-Chairman, ASRB, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr. K.L. Chadha, Ex-DDG (Hort), ICAR, New Delhi

Rapporteur I: Dr. Manish Mishra, Principal Scientist, CISH, Lucknow

Rapporteur II: Dr. B. K. Pandey, Principal Scientist, ICAR, New Delhi

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: New Paradigms in Horticultural Production systems

Dr. M. R. Dinesh, Director, IIHR, Bengaluru

30 min

Session Lecture I: Temperate Horticulture: Institutional Innovation to Translation

Dr. Nazeer Ahmed, VC, SKUAST, Srinagar

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Hi-Volume Quality Seed & Planting Material Production and Value chain

Dr. Vimal Chawda Manager, VNR Seeds, Raipur

20 min

Session Lecture 3:Plant Architecture &Canopy Management: Boosting Productivity and Quality

Dr. S.D. Shikhamany, Ex-VC, YSRHU, West Godavari, AP

20 min

Session Lecture 4: ............................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

Technical Section II : Innovation in Hi-Tech Horticulture
Date: February 22, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. R. T. Patil

Co-Chair I:  Dr. Gautam Kalloo, Ex-DDG (Horticulture), ICAR, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr. D.P. Ray, Ex-VC, OUAT, Bhubaneswar

Rapporteur I: Dr. P.K. Singh, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur I: Dr. V Pandey, Principal Scientist, ICAR, New Delhi

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Protected Cultivation: Contemporary Dynamics vis-à-vis Global Trends

Dr. M. Prabhakar, Ex-Head, IIHR, Bengaluru

30 min

Session Lecture 1 : Robotics for Smart Farms in Horticulture : Advances and Opportunities

Dr. Ali Elbattay, International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

20 min

Session Lecture 2:Vertical Gardening: Hydroponics and Aeroponics

Dr. David Tissue, Distinguished Professor, Western Sydney University, Australia

20 min

Session Lecture 3:Application of Drone Technology in Indian Horticulture

Dr. B. Balakrishna, Principal Scientist, IIHR, Bengaluru

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

Technical Section III: Post-Harvest Management and Value Addition
Date: February 23, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session coordinator: Dr. R K Pal, Ex-Director,ICAR-National Research Centre on Pomegranate, Pune

Co-Chair I: Dr. Prof Ian Anderson, Hawkesbury Institute of Environment, Western Sydney University, Australia

Co-Chair II: Dr. H.P. Singh, Ex-DDG (Horticulture), ICAR, New Delhi

Rapporteur I: Dr Sudheer Singh, Principal Scientist, IIVR, Varanasi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Ram Asre, Principal Scientist,   IARI, New Delhi

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Post Harvest Management: Recent Innovations in Up-scaling and Their Impact

Dr. C.K. Narayana, Principal Scientist, IIHR, Bangaluru

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Capturing Optimal Value for Perishables using Cold Chain.

Shri Pawanexh Kohli, Chief Advisor & CEO-NCCD

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Innovation in Horticultural Processing and Value addition.

Dr. S.N. Jha, ADG (PE), ICAR, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 3:Value Addition and Product Diversification in Plantation Crops

Dr K.B. Hebbar,  Head, PHT, CPCRI, Kasaragod, Kerala

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min



Theme 3: Natural Resource Management
Theme Convenor: Dr. Anil K. Singh, Secretary, NAAS, Pusa, New Delhi

Session I: Water Security
Date: February 21, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Co-Chair  I:   Dr. Pradeep K. Sharma, VC, SKUAST, Jammu

Co-Chair II: Dr. D.P. Singh, Ex-VC, JNKVV

Rapporteur I:  Dr. G. Kar, Principal Scientist, IIWM, Bhubaneswar

Rapporteur II: Dr. K. Bandyopadhyay, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Session Coordinator: Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Ex-Director, IIWM, Bhubaneswar

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Reducing Agricultural Water Foot Prints

Shri Anil Jain, Jain Irrigation systems, Maharastra

30 min

Lecture 1: Waste Water Utilization for agriculture

Dr. A. Sudhakar , CPCB, MoEF&CC, New Delhi

20 min

Lecture 2:  Reduction in Agricultural Water Use Foot Prints

Dr. K. Palanisami, Former Director WTC, Coimbatore

20 min

Lecture 3: Artificial Ground Water Recharge Technologies

Dr. K.C. Naik, Chairman, CGWB, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Session II: Soil Health (Soil & Fertiliser)
Date: February 21, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair  I: Dr. M.C. Saxena, ICARDA

Co-Chair II: Dr. J.C. Katyal, Former VC, Hisar

Rapporteur I:  Dr. Y.S. Shivay, Principal Scientist, Division of Agronomy, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. S.P. Datta, Principal Scientist, Division of SS&AC, IARI, New Delhi

Session Coordinator:  Dr. A.K. Patra, Director, IISS, Bhopal

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Developments in Fertilizer Sector (Futuristic fertilizers)

Dr. Satish Chander, FAI, New Delhi

30 min

Lecture 1: Soil Health Card based Precision Agriculture (Soil health and Nutrient Management)

Dr. Balwinder Singh, CIMMYT, New Delhi

20 min

Lecture 2: Microbial Interventions for Developing Abiotic Resilience in Crops

Dr. D.L.N. Rao, IISS, Bhopal

20 min

Lecture 3: Carbon sequestration in Indian tropical soils: factors and enhancement strategies

Dr. D.K. Pal, NBSS & LUP, Nagpur

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Session III: Integrated Farming Systems
Date: February 22, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Co-Chair  I:  Dr. J.S. Samra, Ex-CEO, NRAA

Co-Chair II: Dr. Arvind Kumar, RLB CAU, Jhansi

Rapporteur I:  Dr. V.K. Singh, HoD, Division of Agronomy, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Parveen Kumar, CSSRI, Karnal

Session Coordinator: Dr. U.K. Behera, CAU, Imphal

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Understanding Diversity and Complexity of Farming Systems

Dr. Santiagio L. Ridaura, CIMMYT, Mexico

30 min

Lecture 1: Irrigated Eco-systems with Special Reference to Rice-Wheat System and Diversification

Dr. B.P. Bhatt, Director, ICAR-EC, Patna

20 min

Lecture 2: Rain fed Eco-systems

Dr. S.P. Wani, ICRISAT, Hyderabad

20 min

Lecture 3: Coastal/Island Eco-systems for Livelihood Security

Dr. S. Dam Roy, CIARI, Port Blair

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Session IV: Technologies for Climate Resilience
Date: February 22, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair  I:   Dr. M.V.K. Sivakumar, WMO

Co-Chair II: Dr. V.K. Dadhwal, Director, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, ISRO

Rapporteur I:  Dr. S.D. Singh, Head, Division of Environmental Science, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Madhoolika Agrawal, BHU, Varanasi

Session Coordinator: Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, NAARM, Hyderabad

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Innovations  in Climate  Smart Agriculture Technologies

Dr. Andy Jarvis, CIAT, Colombia

30 min

Lecture 1: Climate Smart Villages

Dr. Pramod Kumar Aggrawal, Regional Program Leader, BISA, CIMMYT, India

20 min

Lecture 2:  Climate Change and Indian Agriculture

Dr. Himanshu Pathak, Director, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack

20 min

Lecture 3: Modelling for Risk Assessment and Management

Dr. S. Naresh Kumar, Professor, Division of Environmental Sciences, IARI, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  Renewable energy and bio manure production from biomass

Dr. J.S. Samra, Senior Advisor (Renewable Energy Programme), CRRID, and Ex-CEO, NRAA, Planning Commission, GoI

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Session V: Upscaling NRM Technologies
Date: February 23, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair  I:      Dr. A.K. Dalwai, CEO, NRAA, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr. I.P. Abrol, Ex-DDG (NRM) & President, CASA, New Delhi

Rapporteur I:  Dr. A.R. Sharma, IARI, New Delhi  

Rapporteur II: Dr. Anup Das, ICAR Complex NEH, Umiam, Meghalaya

Session Coordinator: Dr. S.K. Chaudhari, ADG, ICAR, New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Global Experiences on Sustainable Intensification of Cereal-based Systems

Dr. Bruno Gerald, CIMMYT, Mexico

30 min

Lecture 1: Role of Payment of Eco-system Services (PES) in Up Scaling NRM Technologies

Dr.  Berria Leimonia, ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya

20 min

Lecture 2: Up-scaling Climate Resilient Agriculture Technologies – Maharashtra Experience

Dr. B. Venkateswarlu, Ex-VC, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani

20 min

Lecture 3: Conservation Agriculture: Pit-falls in Upscaling

Dr. M.L. Jat, CIMMYT, India

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min


 

Theme 4: Plant Protection
Theme Convenor: Dr. C.D. Mayee, President, SABC, New Delhi

Technical Session 1: Recent Trends in Pest-Pathogen Management
Date: February 21, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Co-Chair  I: Dr T.R. Sharma, Director, NABI, Mohali

Co-Chair II: Dr S.M. Paul Khurana, Director, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University

Rapporteur I:  Dr Anirbon Roy, Principal Scientist, Virology, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr M.S. Saharan, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Session Coordinator: Dr Rashmi Agrawal, HoD, Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Modern Biotechnology for Crop Health and Food Security

Prof. Marc Van Montagu, International Institute of Plant Biotechnology, Ghent University Gent, Belgium

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Trends in Communicating Biotech Benefits for Crop Health Management in Asian Countries

Dr Paul Teng, Senior Advisor and Director, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Current Advances in Transgenic Techniques for Management of Cryptic Pests

Dr H.C. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, YSP University Hort & Forestry, Solan

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Plant Breeding Innovations  for Improvement in Crop Protection Technology

Dr Usha Zehr, Director Research, MAHYCO Life sciences

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  To be identified from the Abstracts

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

Technical Session 2: Detection, Diagnostics, Epidemiology and Forecasting Advances in Protection Sciences
Date: February 21, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair  I: Dr. R.K. Jain, Dean, IARI, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr. Opender Koul, Director of the Insect Biopesticide Research Centre, Jalandhar

Rapporteur I: Dr Gajanan Behere, Principal Scientist, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam

Rapporteur II: Dr. Supradip Saha, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi

Session Coordinator: Dr. Chandish R. Ballal, Director, NBAIR, Bengaluru

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Advances in Detection Diagnostics, Epidemics and Forecasting of Pests and Diseases

Dr Krishna Kumar, Coordinator, Bioversity International

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Managing the Resurgence of Pests and Resistance of Pesticides

Dr Keshav Kranthi, Head, Technical Services, ICAC, Washington USA

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Role of International Cooperation in Management of Invasive Alien Species in Biological Warfare

Dr.  R.K. Khetrapal, Executive Secretary, APAARI, Bankok

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Transboundry Movement of Pests and Pathogens, Implications in Food Security, Safety and Management Issues

Dr.  P.K. Chakraborty, ADG (PP) & Biosafety, ICAR

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

Technical Session 3: Innovations in Residue Detection of Pesticide and Development of Safer Agrochemicals
Date: February 22, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Co-Chair  I: Dr Anupam Verma, Ex-Dean, IARI, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr S.N. Puri, Ex-VC, MPKV, KKV Dapoli and CAU, Imphal

Rapporteur I:  Dr Irani Mukherjee

Rapporteur II: Dr Kumar Rajesh

Session Coordinator: Dr. Gita Kulshrestha, Ex-PS, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, IARI, New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture:Latest Trends in Safety  Evaluation of Agrochemicals, The need for Augmentation of Regulatory Path

Dr. Abhay Deshpande, Chief Jai Research Foundation,Vapi

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Pesticide Residue Management in Fruits &Vegetables - the Success Stories

Dr. Kaushik Bannerjee, Principal Scientist, NRC Grapes, Pune

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Chemicals and biological as non-tariff trade barrier affecting our agricultural export: How can India level the regulatory plain field under the WTO-SPS agreement?

Dr. S. Ganeshan, Vice-President (Agri. Policies & Outreach), UPL Ltd

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Novel genes and new biotech crops for durable pest management

 Dr. Kater Hake, Agricultural and  Environmental Research, North Carolina

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

Technical Session 4: Advances in Biological Management of Pests and Diseases
Date: February 22, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair  I: Dr. A.N. Mukhopadhyay, Ex-VC, Assam Agric. University, Jorhat

Co-Chair II: Dr. H.B. Singh, Professor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Rapporteur I:  Dr Kamala Jayanthi

Rapporteur II: Dr N.K. Dubey

Session Coordinator: Dr. Lata, Division of Microbiology, IARI

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Biological control of Pests and Pathogens and Plant Immunity

Dr. A.R. Podile, VC, University of  Hyderabad

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Prospects and challenges of adoption of IPM technologies in India

Dr. C. Chattopadhyaya, VC, UBAGU, West Bengal

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Industrial Uses of Microbes Specially for Bioenergy

Dr .T. Satyanarayana, Netaji Subhash Institute, Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 3: The storey of gossipol-seed transgenic cotton as a classical case

Dr. Keerti Rathore, IPGB Laboratory For Crop, Borlaug Centre, Texas A&M Unversity 

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

 

Theme 5: Enhancing the Value Chain by Innovation from Farm to Market Place
Theme Convenor: Dr. K.K. Singh, Director, CIAE, Bhopal

Technical Session 1: Enhancing the Food Value Chain through Integrated Approach of Cutting-edge Technologies
Date: February 21, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. Narpinder Singh, GNDU, Amritsar; Ex-President Assoc. of Food Scientists and Technologists (narpinders@yahoo.com)

Co-Chair: Dr. Anwar Alam, former DDG (Engg.), ICAR

Co-Chair: Dr. C. Vasudeva, VC, NIFTEM, Kundli

Rapporteur I: Dr. Nachiket Kotwaliwale, Head Agro-processing Division, CIAE Bhopal

Rapporteur II: Dr. S. K. Jha, Professor, Post-harvest Technology and Food Science Division,  IARI New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Challenges of Food Value Chain links - Solutions through Convergence of Technologies

Dr. V. Prakash, Vice President, IUNS, Former Director, CFTRI, Mysore

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Need For Nutritionally Sensitive Agriculture to Combat India's Nutritional Maladies

Dr. Mahtab Bamji, INSA Emeritus Scientist, Dangoria Charitable Trust, Hyderabad

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Novel Processing aids for Value Chain for Safe Food through State-of-theArt Bulk and Retail Packing

Dr. N.K. Saha, Director, Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Sustainable Tertiary Processing  -Farm to Processor

Dr. C. Anandharamakrishnan, Director, IIFPT, Tanjore

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

 

15 min

 

Theme 6: Animal Science – Livestocks, Dairy & Poultry
Theme Convener: Dr. A. K. Srivastava, Chairman, ASRB, ICAR, New Delhi

Technical Session 1: Livestock Production, Breeding and Management
Date: February 21, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. T.K. Datta, NDRI, Karnal

Co-Chair I: Dr. V.K. Taneja, Advisor, Animal Husbandry, Govt. of Punjab

Co-Chair II: Dr. Subeer S. Majumdar, Director, NIAB, Hyderabad

Rapporteur I: Dr. Pankaj Sood, Head, HPKV, Palampur

Rapporteur II: Dr. S.S. Lathwal, Head, LRC, NDRI, Karnal

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Genetic-gain through Genomic Selection

Dr. (Ms.) Chanda Nimbkar, Director, Nimbkar Research Institute, Pune

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Genes for disease resistance in cattle – lessons learned from genome-wide association studies

Dr. Goutam Sahana, Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Denmark

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Lions in the Path: Genomic Selection Implementation

Dr. James M. Reecy, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Optimizing reproductive Efficiency in Dairy Animals

Dr. A. Kumaresan, PS, ERS, NDRI, Bangalore

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 2: Actuating Animal Health
Date: February 21, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. B.P. Mishra, Joint Director (R), IVRI, Izatnagar

Co-Chair I: Prof. Rakesh Bhatnagar, VC, BHU, Varanasi

Co-Chair II: Dr. V.A. Srinivasan, IIL, Hyderabad

Rapporteur I: Dr. S.K. Garg, Dean, DUVASU, Mathura

Rapporteur II: Dr. Mandeep Sharma, Palampur

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: One Health vis-à-vis Human-Animal Environment Interaction

Prof. Vivek Kapoor, Penn State University, USA

30 min

Session Lecture 1: New Generation Vaccines and Diagnostics for Quality Animal Health Care

Prof. Satya Parida, Pribright Institute, UK

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Anti-microbial Resistance (AMR); Growing Threats and Mitigation Strategy

Dr. Rajesh Bhatia, Former Director, National Institute of Biologicals, India

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Animal Diseases Dynamics in Changing Climate Scenario

Dr. R.K. Singh, Director, IVRI, Izatnagar

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 3: Processing and Value Addition of Livestock Products
Date: February 22, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. R.K. Malik, Former Joint Director (R), Karnal

Co-Chair I: Prof. C. Vasudevappa, Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM, Kundli, Haryana

Co-Chair II: Dr. D.V.R. Prakash Rao, Chairman & Managing Director at PF&FM Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

Rapporteur I: Dr. Tanweer Alam, Joint Director, Indian Institute of Packaging

Rapporteur II: Dr. V.V. Kulkarni, TANUVAS, Nammakal

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Milk Proteins in Novel Dairy Foods

Prof. Harjinder Singh, Director, Riddet Institute, Massey University, New Zealand

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Current Concepts in Milk Lipids for Health

Prof. Manohar Garg, University of New Castle, NSW, Australia

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Naturally Produced Cow’s Milk Suitable for Manufacture of Infant Formule

Dr. Suresh Gulati, Sydney University, Australia

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Technological challenges in Harnessing the Nutritional and Therapeutic Virtues of Non-bovine Milk

Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh, Principal Scientist, Division of Dairy Engineering, NDRI, Karnal.

20 min

Session Lecture 4: Fortification of Meat and Milk: A New Nutritional Initiative

Dr. Sumit Arora, Principal Scientist, NDRI, Karnal

20 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 4: Livestock Nutrition & Forage Management
Date: February 23, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. A.K. Tyagi, Head, Animal Nutrition, NDRI, Karnal

Co-Chair I: Dr. K. Pradhan, Ex-VC, RAJUVAS and OUA&T

Chair II: Dr. P. Biswas, Vice Chancellor, WBUA&FS, West Bengal

Rapporteur I: Dr. S.K. Mahanta, Principal Scientist, IGFRI, Janshi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Tapas K. Dutta, Head, ERS, NDRI, Kalyani

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Dietary Manipulation for Designer Food from Ruminants

Dr. Alessandro Priolo, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Managing the natural grasslands of East Asia

Prof. David R. Kemp, University of Sydney, Graham Centre for Agri. Innovation, Australia

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Utilization of Crop Residual in Dairy Animals

Dr. M.R. Garg, NDDB, Anand

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Spin-off Technologies from 2nd Generation Biofuel: Potential Game Changers for Upgrading Cereal Straws and Stovers for Livestock Feed in India

Prof. Michael Blumel, ILRI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 5: Poultry Health & Production
Date: February 23, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. V.K. Saxena, CARI, Izatnagar

Co-Chair I: Dr. R. Prabhakaran, Former VC, TANUVAS, Chennai

Co-Chair II: Dr. G.L. Jain, Chief Geneticist, Venkatesh Hatchery Group, Pune

Rapporteur I: Dr. T.K. Bhattacharya, Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad

Rapporteur II: Dr. Pankaj Shukla, GADVASU, Mathura

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Vaccination Response in Poultry and Livestock: Finding a Place for Nutrition.

Prof. Gordon S Howarth, School of Animal and Vet. Sciences, The University of Adelaide, South Australia

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Immunonutrition: The Concept and Emerging Potential for Health

Dr. A.K. Pattnaik, IVRI, Izatnagar

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Innovations in Poultry Genetics and Breeding: Indian Perspective

Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Recent Advances in Management of Poultry Diseases

Dr. J.M. Kataria, Former Director, CARI, Izatnagar

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

 

Theme 7: Fisheries
Theme Convener: Dr. J.K. Jena, DDG (Fisheries Science), ICAR, New Delhi

Technical Session 1: Knowledge and Innovation Drivers for Growth of Aquaculture
Date: February 21, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan, Director, CMFRI, Kochi

Co-Chair I: Dr. M. V. Gupta, Former ADG, World Fish (World Food Prize Laureate)

Co-Chair II: Dr. S. Ayyappan, Ex-DG, ICAR, New Delhi

Rapporteur I: Dr. P. K. Sahoo, Pr. Scientist, CIFA

Rapporteur II: Dr. Vindhya Mahindra, Pr. Scientist & Head, NBFGR

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Genomic Technologies for Resilient Aquaculture Development: Global Initiatives and Prospects

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30 min

Session Lecture 1:  Managing Genetic Diversity for Improved Aquaculture Productity

Dr. K. K. Lal, Director, NBFGR, Lucknow

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Innovations in Fish Health Management for Improved Aquaculture Production and Safety

Dr. Iddya Karunasagar, Former Senior Fish Safety and Quality Specialist, FAO

20 min

Session Lecture 3:Genetic Erosion: Emerging Challenge to Responsible Aquaculture, its Risks and Mitigation

Dr. Roger Doyle, Ex-Professor, Delhouse University

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 2: Securing the Future Fish Production: Innovations in Production to Consumption
Date: February 23, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. C. N. Ravishankar, Director, CIFT, Kochi

Co-Chair I: Dr. B. Meenakumari, Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai, E-mail: chairman@nba.nic.in

Co-Chair II: Dr. K. Gopakumar, Former DDG (Fisheries), ICAR

Rapporteur I: Dr. Kajol Chakraborty, Pr. Scientist, CMFRI

Rapporteur II: Dr. A. Panigrahi, Pr. Scientist, CIBA

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Innovations in Aquaculture Nutrition for Mitigating Growing Challenges in Aquaculture

Dr. S. J. Kaushik, Ex-Director, Research, INRA, France.

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Sustaining Asian Aquaculture for Global Nutritional Security

Dr. Derun Yuan, Programme Leader, NACA, Bangkok, Thailand

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Harnessing Safety in Aquatic Products: Ushering Systemic Changes in Production to Processing

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20 min

Session Lecture 3: Innovations in Processing and Packaging of Fish and Fish Products

Dr. Srinivasa Gopal, Former Director, CIFT. Kochi

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

 

Theme 8: Engineering & IT
Theme Convenor: Dr. Gajendra Singh, Former DDG (Agri. Eng.), ICAR, New Delhi

Technical Session 1:Engineering and IT Interventions for Climate Resilient and Precision Agriculture
Date: February 22, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr Neelam Patel, WTC, IARI, New Delhi

Co-Chair I: Dr K. Alagusundaram, DDG (Eng), ICAR, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr. M.M. Pandey, former DDG (Engg.), ICAR, New Delhi

Rapporteur I:  Dr Divaker Durairaj, former Dean, TNAU, Coimbatore

Rapporteur II: Dr D K Singh, Professor, Ag Eng., IARI, New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Role of Sensors and Data Analytics in Agri-food Industry Continuum

Dr. Digvir Jayas, University of Manitoba, Canada

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) for Precision Agriculture

Dr. V.K. Tewari, IIT Kharagpur

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Advances in Structural Engineering for Hitech Agriculture

Dr. Pitam Chandra, Ex-Director, CIAE Bhopal

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Solar Energy for Climate Resilient Agriculture

Dr. TBS Rajput, Ex-PD, WTC, IARI

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 2: Engineering Interventions for Conservation Agriculture and Biomass Management
Date: February 23, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. N. S. Raghuwanshi, Director, MANIT, Bhopal

Convenor: Co-Chair I: N.S.L. Srivastava

Co-Chair II: Dr. B.S. Pathak

Rapporteur I: Dr. A. Sarangi, WTC, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr Manoj Khanna, WTC, IARI

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Wealth from Agro-waste

Dr. Julie Carrier, Prof. & Head, Biosystem Engg. & Soil Sc., Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Advances in Conservation Agriculture Machinery: Way Forward

Dr. H S Sidhu, Borlaug Institute for South Asia, Ludhiana

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Biomass Management through Composting and Conversion into Animal Feed Blocks

Dr. Indra Mani Mishra, Head Agri. Engg. Div., IARI, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Prospects of Energy from Biomass

Dr. Gaurav Mishra, Director, SPRERI, VV Nagar, Gujrat

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 3: Mechanization of Agricultural Operations
Date: February 23, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair I: Dr S R Verma, Ex-Dean, PAU, Ludhiana

Co-Chair II: Dr Bachchan Singh, Ex-Dean, GBPUAT, Pantnagar

Session Coordinator: Dr Kanchan K. Singh, ADG (Engg), ICAR, New Delhi

Rapporteur I:  Dr Roaf Ahmad Parray, IARI

Rapporteur II: Dr P.K. Sahoo, IARI, New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Uberization of Agricultural Mechanization

Dr. Surendra Singh, AMMA, Pune

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Inclusiveness and effectiveness of farm machinery rental services

Dr. Sukh Pal Singh, IIM, Ahmadabad

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Farm equipment for different agro-ecologies of country

Dr. C.R. Mehta, PC, CIAE Bhopal

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Development of farm machines for precision agriculture

Dr Manjeet Singh, Head FMP, CAE, PAU Ludhiana

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min


 

Theme 9: Social Sciences
Theme Convenor: Dr. P.K. Joshi, Director - South Asia, IFPRI, New Delhi

Technical Session 1: Policies and Institutions for Agricultural Transformation
Date: February 22, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. Anjani Kumar, IFPRI

Co-Chair  I: Prof. Dinesh K Marothia
Coordinator, C-INRM, National Institute of Ecology, Raipur

Co-Chair II: Dr. Mruthyunjaya, Ex-Director, NIAP

Rapporteur I:  Dr. Girish Jha, IARI

Rapporteur II: Dr. Barun Deb Pal, IFPRI

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Policies and Institutions for Agricultural Transformation

Dr. Ashok Gulati, INFOSYS Chair Professor, ICRIER

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Science and Technology Policies

Dr. Suresh Pal, NIAP, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Value Chains

Dr. Ashok Mishra, Kemper & Ethel Merley Foundation Chair, Arizona State University

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Agricultural financing

Dr. Pratap S Birthal, NIAP, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 2: Technology Delivery for Agricultural Transformation
Date: February 23, 2019; 11:00 to 13:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. Randhir Singh, ADG (Extn), ICAR, New Delhi

Co-Chair I: Dr. A.K. Singh, DDG (Extn), ICAR, New Delhi

Co-Chair II: Dr K Narayana Gowda, Ex-VC, UAS, Bangalore

Rapporteur I:  Dr P Adhiguru, ICAR

Rapporteur II: Dr NV Kumbhare, IARI

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Technology Delivery Mechanism

Dr. Suresh Babu, IFPRI, USA

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Public Sector Extension Services

Dr. Rabindra N Padaria, IARI, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Private Extension Services

Dr. Rasheed Sulaiman, CRISP, Hyderabad

20 min

Session Lecture 3: ICT in Transformation of Agriculture/ Digital extension/ Social media

Prof G.R. Sinha, Myanmar Institute of Information Technology (MIIT), Mandalay, Myanmar

20 min

Session Lecture 4: Role of Statistical Science in Technology Delivery

Dr. V.K. Gupta, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 3: Innovations in Ease of Doing Agri-business
Date: February 23, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. Rajbir Singh, Director, ATARI, Ludhiana

Co-Chair I: Dr S Siva Kumar, ICT e-Choupal

Co-Chair II: Dr Gopal Naik, IIM-B

Rapporteur I:  Dr. Surabhi Mittal, Ex TCI-TARINA

Rapporteur II: Dr. Dharam R. Singh, IARI, New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Agribusiness for Agricultural Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities

Mr. Chakib Jenane, Lead Agriculture Economist, The World Bank, New Delhi

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Making Markets Work for Farmers: Confessions of an Agri Start-up

Dr. Pravesh Sharma, Ex-SFAC,
Co-Founder and CEO, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Reforms to Accelerate Private Sector in Agri-business

Dr. Avinash, Kishore, IFPRI-New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Gender Issues/ Youth/ Inequality/ Women in Agriculture

Dr. Premlata Singh, IARI, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 4: Public-Private Partnership to Promote Agri-business

Mr. Tushar Pandey, Independent Consultant

20 min

Discussion

All presentations

10 min

 

Theme 10: Agricultural Education
Theme Convenor: Dr. N. S. Rathore, DDG (Agril. Edn.), ICAR, New Delhi

Technical Session 1: Contextualization of Agricultural Education Towards New India
Date: February 22, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair I: Dr. K. Ramasamy, Ex-VC, TNAU, Coimbatore

Co-Chair II: Dr. N.C. Patel, VC, Anand Agricultural University, Gujarat

Rapporteur I:  Dr. N. R. Gangadharappa, Emeritus Professor, UAS Bengaluru, GKVK

Rapporteur II: Dr. Lokesh Gupta, Assoc. Prof, MPUAT, Udaipur

Session Coordinator: Dr. M. B. Chetti, Vice Chancellor, UAS, Dharwad

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Internationalization of Agricultural Education

­­­­­Dr. Edward William Bresnyan, World Bank

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Policy and Institutional Reforms in Building Vibrant Human Resource Capital

Dr. Praveen Rao, VC, PJTSAU, Hyderabad

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Major Global Initiatives in Developing Human Resources in Agriculture

Dr. G. Venkateshwarlu, ADG (EQR), ICAR, New Delhi

20 min

Session Lecture 3:  Public-Private Partnership in Agricultural Education

Dr. S.K. Patil, Vice Chancellor, IGKVV, Raipur

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

Technical Session 2: Reforms in Knowledge and skill Requirement of Agricultural Graduates
Date: February 23, 2019; 14:00 to 16:00 h

Co-Chair I: Dr. S.A. Patil, Ex-Director, IARI

Co-Chair II: Dr. A.K. Singh, Vice Chancellor, BAU, Sabour, Bihar

Rapporteur I: Dr. K.P. Tripathi, PS, Edn. Div, ICAR, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Indiresh, Registrar, UHS Bagalkot

Session Coordinator: Dr. P.S. Pandey, ADG (EP & HS), New Delhi

Topics

Speakers

Time

Lead Lecture: Skill, Entrepreneurship and Employability Development in Agriculture

Dr. Tej Pratap, Vice Chancellor, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar

30 min

Session Lecture 1: Dynamic Improvement of National Agricultural Research & Education System (NARES)

Dr. A. R. Pathak, VC, JAU, Junagadh

20 min

Session Lecture 2: Performance Assessment and ranking of Agricultural Universities.

Dr. S.L. Metha, Ex-DDG (Edn), ICAR

20 min

Session Lecture 3: Governance and Quality Assurance in Agricultural Education

Dr. B.S. Dillon, VC, PAU, Ludhiana

20 min

Session Lecture 4:  ...........................

To be identified from the Abstracts

15 min

Discussion

All presentations

15 min

 

Theme 10: Farmers Session
Theme Convenor: Dr. J.P. Sharma, Joint Director (Extension), ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Technical Session 1: Innovations for Agricultural Transformation: Farmers’ Perspective
Date: February 22, 2019; 16:00 to 18:00 h

Session Coordinator: Dr. R N Padaria, Div of Agril Extension, IARI

Co-Chair  I: Dr. P L Gautam, Ex-Chairman, PPVFR and VC, Career Point University, Hamirpur

Co-Chair II: Dr. M S Nataraju, Ex-VC, UAS, Bangalore

Rapporteur I:  Dr. R Roy Burman, Div of Agril Extension, IARI, New Delhi

Rapporteur II: Dr. Rashmi Singh, Div of Agril Extension, IARI, New Delhi

Topics  

Speakers

Time

Session Lecture 1: Farmer Participatory Seed Production Programme

Sh. Sandeep Goel, Astha Beej Company, Kashipur

15 min

Session Lecture 2: Processing & value addition of baby corn and mushroom

Sh. KS Chauhan, Aterna, Sonepat, Haryana

15 min

Session Lecture 3: Women empowerment through SHGs

Ms. Pooja Sharma, Gurgaon, Haryana

15 min

Session Lecture 4:  Pisciculture for higher income

Sh. Sultan Singh, Karnal, Haryana

15 min

Session Lecture 5:  Innovations in agricultural marketing

Col. Subhash Deshwal, Bulandshahar

15 min

Session Lecture 6:  Diversification through horticultural crops

Major Manmohan Singh, Amritsar, Punjab

15 min

Discussion including Chairman’s remarks

All presentations

30 min

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