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Ram Naik, Hon'ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh visited IISR, Lucknow               - Agriculture Education Day organised               - World Soil Day organised at Ismailnagar village by KVK               - Visit of Dr. A.K. Singh, Deputy Director General (Ag Extn & Hort)               - 31st Biennial Workshop of AICRP on Sugarcane               - Foundation stone of Jaggery Processing and Training Unit laid at KVK (Piprakothi), Pusa, Bihar               - Dr. J.S. Sandhu, Deputy Director General (Crop Science) visited institute               - KVK organised Training on Roof Top Kitchen Gardening               - Inauguration function of KVK, Chaukmafi (Peepiganj), Gorakhpur               - Meeting on financial matters of the North Zone institutes held               - हिंदी पखवाड़ा का आयोजन               - IISR bagged Research Leadership Award               - Scientist Meeting with Cane Department of Uttar Pradesh               - Parthenium Awarness Programme organised               - Visit of ICAR-IISR, Lucknow by the Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR               - 23rd Annual Zonal Workshop on KVKs of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand               - Annual Convention of Sugarcane and Sugar Sector at ICAR-IISR               - Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Visited ICAR-IISR               - Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh Ji Inaugurated PM Phasal Bima Yojana Awareness Programme               - Technology and Machinery Demonstration Mela organized at IISR, Lucknow               - माननीय कृषि एवं किसान कल्याण मंत्री, भारत सरकार श्री राधा मोहन सिंह जी द्वारा मोतीपुर में गुड़ प्रशिक्षण इकाई का उद्घाटन               - Indonesian Delegates visited IISR, Lucknow               - संस्थान ने 65वां स्थापना दिवस मनाया               - Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare visited ICAR-IISR Regional Centre, Motipur               - राष्ट्रीय कार्यशाला उन्नत भारत अभियान               - विश्व मृदा दिवस का आयोजन               - Vigilance Awareness Week at the institute               - संस्थान ने मनाया विश्व खाद्य दिवस               - भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान में स्वच्छता अभियान               - इक्षु राष्ट्रपति द्वारा प्रथम पुरस्कार से सम्मानित               - DG Visit at IISR Motipur               - Brain storming seminar on harnessing energy feed stocks held               - Pre-Kharif Kisan Sammelan organised at IISR, Lucknow               - भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान में राष्ट्रीय प्रशिक्षण का समापन               - Kisan – Vigyan Samagam organised at Modipuram               - Proud Moments for IISR Scientists in International Forum               - Union Minister of Agriculture, Food Processing and Cooperatives visited IISR               

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Three days National Seminar on Farmer Centric Cinema Organised

Three days National Seminar on Farmer Centric Cinema, jointly organized by Samagra Vikas Welfare Society and ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow was held at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow on October 14-16, 2017. The seminar was inaugurated by Dr. Om Prakash, Former Principal Secretary (Tourism) and Ex. Sugarcane Commissioner, Govt. of U.P. on October 14, 2017. The concluding session of the seminar was held on October 16, 2017. Delivering the plenary lecture in concluding session, the Chief Guest, Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR, Lucknow appreciated the efforts of promoting farmers’ centric films. He requested the film makers to make more films related to agriculture and rural development as the films are the most popular media for disseminating the information and it will pave the way for the economic prosperity of the country.

About 100 research papers were presented in the three days Seminar. In the lead paper on “Potential in sugarcane sector to double farmers’ income” by Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR, Lucknow advocated timely payment of sugarcane prices, operating sugar mills on competitive basis, promoting contract and corporate farming of sugarcane, capacity building and entrepreneurship development, encouraging use of social media in extension and demand based research fundings, diversification and value addition in sugarcane crops for doubling the income of sugarcane farmers. Dr. A.K. Sah, Principal Scientist & I/c Extension & Training and Chairman of the Organising Committee also discussed about the impact of various sugarcane based interventions tried in Public- Private Partnership for enhancing productivity and sustainability of agri production system and doubling farmers’ income. A consensus was emerged that the ambient and beautiful campus of the IISR will be chosen for the shooting of the upcoming films on agriculture and rural development. The participants were of the view that this is a humble beginning in this direction. The persons involved with the cine manufacturing will be in touch with the IISR authorities and will develop strategies to use the resources of the Institute to disseminate the improved sugarcane production technology.

Life Time Achievement Award, Eminent Scientist Award, Excellence in Research Award, Young Scientist Award and KVK Scientist Award were also distributed to the Scientists on this occasion. Dr. A..K. Purohit, Former Director (Extension Education), Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner was conferred with the Life Time Achievement Award.

Dr. Jyoti Swaroop, Secretary, Samagra Vikas Welfare Society and Organizing Committee of the Seminar proposed the vote of thanks to all the delegates participating from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh States. The Seminar was attended by more than 80 Scientists of the research institutes, SAUs, KVK and officers working on agriculture and rural development.