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National Sugar Fest organised at IISR

Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow established on 16th February, 1952 has completed 60 glorious years and start celebrating its Diamond Jubilee from 16th February, 2012. Throughout the year different programmes are to be organized and to give it a meaningful and colourful start “National SugarFest” on March 23-24, 2012 was organized at the Institute Campus.  Mr Kamran Rizvi, Cane Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh inaugurated the SugarFest on March 23, 2012  as Chief guest. Inaugural function was chaired by Director, Dr. S. Solomon.

“National SugarFest” was organized to bring researchers, producers, processors and consumers on a common platform for increased exchange of ideas and resources. To create awareness for the activities of IISR among urban and rural folks/citizens, promotional activities for adoption of IISR technologies by end users, to generate awareness on sugarcane and sugar products among students/ housewives/ city folks, to recognize innovative sugarcane farmers and sugar industry personnel for promotion of sugarcane crop were major objectives with focus on Sugarcane and its products.

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