• 10th-12th November 2016






    Integral Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology

    Integral University, Lucknow



  • 10th-12th November 2016






    Integral Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology

    Integral University, Lucknow

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About Organizers


UPCAR

UPCAR (UP Council of Agricultural Research) on the pattern of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) was established by Government of Uttar Pradesh on 14th June, 1989 with it headquarters at Lucknow to coordinate research, education and extension activities of the State Agricultural Universities, Government Departments and other institutions engaged in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Sciences, Fisheries, Sericulture, Environment, Natural Resource Management and allied disciplines in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Currently headed by Professor Rajendra Kumar, (well known scientist in the area of crop breeding, molecular biology and research management) as Director General, UPCAR is in expansion mode and is proactively engaged in funding several research projects in Uttar Pradesh, organizing brain storming sessions on topics of relevance for farmers, scientists and policy makers and is fully engaged in imparting trainings in emerging fields in the area of agricultural research. Further, UPCAR has embarked upon organizing national/international congresses/conferences to bring all stakeholders at a common platform for meaningful deliberations and recommendations to prepare road-map for agricultural education and research for the state of UP.

Integral University

Integral University is the first enacted Minority University in the country and it had started functioning from 1st April, 2004. The President of Islamic Council for Productive Education, Dr. Saeedur Rahman Azmi and its general secretary Prof. Syed Waseem Akhtar took over as founder Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the University, respectively.

The University was accorded recognition by UGC under 17 section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. At present the University has 9 faculties namely faculties of Science, Architecture, Engineering, Computer Application, Education, Management Studies, Pharmacy, Library Sciences and Medical Sciences and 24 departments. It offers 27 undergraduate, 26 postgraduate programmes and 6 diploma courses.

The University has also taken up research activities on priority basis in almost all the faculties. At present, 355 research scholars are enrolled in the University under Ph.D. programme and 83 Ph.D.s have already been awarded during the last six years.

Integral Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (IIAST), Integral University, Lucknow

Integral Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (IIAST), Integral University, Lucknow was formally established on 9th May, 2014 and was subsequently inaugurated on 11th August, 2014 by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Integral University, Prof. S. W. Akhtar and Shri Naseem Ahmad, Chairman, Minority Commission, Government of India. The mission of IIAST is to develop human resources and to generate appropriate, efficient and effective technology for sustainable growth in agriculture and allied fields ensuring enhanced food and nutrition security, income generation and environmental safety.

The institute is currently offering undergraduate programme in the field of agriculture while from session 2016-17, four undergraduate programmes in the area of forestry, horticulture, home science and agricultural engineering are proposed to commence in the institute. The objective of these courses is to nurture young students, tap their potentials and groom them to become significant contributors to the much needed second Green revolution.

IIAST is committed in achieving academic excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate courses and offers platform, opportunities and vast experiences through which the students become aware of the latest developments in the area of agriculture science and technology. IIAST holds symbiotic relationship with various esteemed universities, institutes and agro-based industries of the country. The institute also adds a distinction of providing good placement to the students in association with CCGND.

Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences (UPAAS),Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences (UPAAS), Lucknow is an academic body registered under the Society’s Registration Act of Uttar Pradesh. UPAAS under the aegis of U.P. Council of Agricultural Research (UPCAR), Lucknow started functioning from April 2014. The main objectives of UPAAS are to cultivate and promote research, education and development of agriculture, and allied sectors, encourage interaction among the persons working in different organizations and areas of the education , research and development of agriculture, to recognize and promote, support excellence achieved in scientific research and development in the field of agriculture and allied sectors by individual scientist, inter-disciplinary teams, recognized institutions and learned societies. Professor Rajendra Kumar, Director General, UPCAR is the Founding President of UPAAS and he is the current President. UPAAS has honoured several scientists during the third UP Agriculture Science Congress held at Allahabad on June 14-16, 2015.

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS) - Deemed to be University, formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute , Allahabad

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS) -Deemed to be University,formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute , Allahabad is striving to acquire a place in the area of international science and technology while holding a pioneering status in India. The university offers 39 undergraduate programmes, 101 postgraduate programmes, 18 diploma programmes and doctoral programmes in various disciplines in the field of agriculture, science, engineering and technology and humanities. Prof. (Dr.) Rajendra B. Lal, internationally known soil scientist, a campaigner in shaping exceptional human resource and a designer of transforming traditional education system, is the Founder and the first Vice-Chancellor of the university.

National Horticulture Board (NHB), Gurgaon

National Horticulture Board (NHB), Gurgaon has been set-up by the Govt. of India in 1984 as an autonomous body under the Society’s Registration Act 1860. Board has its headquarters at Gurgaon. The Managing Director, Dr. A. K. Singh (ex-Professor and Head, Horticulture, IARI, New Delhi), a renowned horticultural scientist is the Principal Executive of NHB who implements various schemes related to development of hi-tech commercial horticulture in identified belts, development of modern post-harvest infrastructure as integral part of area expansion projects or as common facility for cluster of projects, development of integrated, energy efficient, cold chain infrastructure for fresh horticulture produce and compilation of area, production and productivity of horticultural crops in India.

National Horticulture Mission (NHM)

National Horticulture Mission (NHM) has been launched in 2005-06 as centrally sponsored scheme under Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi to promote holistic growth of horticulture through an area based regionally differentiated strategies. The scheme is subsumed as a part of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) during 2014-15. It has a network in states and operates various schemes to promote horticulture. Sri Sanjeev Chopra, Joint Secretary is the Mission Director (NHM) and Dr. S. K. Malhotra, (ex-ADG, Horticulture), an acclaimed scientist in the area of spices and vegetables is the Horticulture Commissioner to implement and monitor the projects sponsored by NHM.

Central Institute of Post-harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET)

CIPHET (Central Institute of Post-harvest Engineering and Technology) was established on 29 December, 1989 at Punjab Agricultural University Campus, Ludhiana, as a nodal institute to undertake lead researches in the area of post-harvest engineering and technology appropriate to agricultural production catchment and agro-industries. Its second campus was established on 19 March 1993 at Abohar, Punjab which is primarily responsible for conducting research and development activities on fruits and vegetables and commercial horticultural crops. It is also HQ for all India coordinated research project on post-harvest technology at 38 centres and application of plastics in agriculture at 11 centres. Dr. R. K. Gupta, known for his substantial contributions in the area of post-harvest management is the current Director of this centre.

Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture (CISH), Lucknow, UP, India

The Central Institute of subtropical Horticulture was started as Central Mango Research Station on September 4, 1972 under the aegis of Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru.The Research Station was upgraded to a full-fledged Institute and named as Central Institute of Horticulture for Northern Plains on June 1, 1984. It was renamed as Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) on June 14, 1995, is serving the nation on different aspects of research on mandated subtropical fruits. The institute has two experimental farms, one at Rehmankhera (132.5 ha) approximately 25 km away from the city and the other (13.2 ha) at RaiBareli (R.B.) Road, in the city of Lucknow. It also has scientific nursery facilities, well established orchards, fully equipped laboratories; trainees hostel-cum-guest house located at R.B. Road Campus. It has in place MOU  to facilitate capacity building  with Allahabad Agricultural Institute (Deemed University), Allahabad, APS University, Rewa, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, and Lucknow University, Lucknow; trains students for acquiring M.Sc and Ph.D degrees, recognized by IGNOU, New Delhi as one of the study centres for offering one year Diploma Course on value added products from fruits and vegetables. National Horticulture Mission has identified the Institute as nodal centre for imparting training on rejuvenation of old and senile mango orchards and meadow orcharding in guava. A fully equipped pesticide residue analysis and bio-control laboratories are other features of the institute.

 




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