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        - Annual Convention of Sugarcane and Sugar Sector at 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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Annual Convention of Sugarcane and Sugar Sector at ICAR-IISR

Two days Annual Convention and Technical Expo-2016 jointly organized by ICAR- Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research and North Indian sugarcane and Sugar Technologists’ Association (NISSTA) was held at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow or April 29-30, 2016. The convention was inaugurated by Sh. Praveer Kumar, IAS, Agriculture Production Commissioner, Government of Uttar Pradesh on April 29, 2016. In his inaugural address Sh. Kumar urged industry to promote innovative cane production technology for maximizing formers’ income. He appealed the stakeholders for sustainable sugarcane forming to conserve natural resources. Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR presented a brief accomplishments of the Institute. In the inaugural session Dr. Bakshi Ram, Director, ICAR-SBI, Coimbatore, Dr. Narendra Mohan, Director, NSI, Kanpur, Dr. B.L. Sharma, Director, UPCSR, Shahjahanpur, Dr. Ram Murti Singh, President, NISSTA, Sh. Anil Shukla, General Secretary, NISSTA and Dr. A.K. Sah, Organizing Secretary also presented their remarks. Technical Expo to show cane the latest innovations in sugarcane research, sugar industry, equipment manufacting and cane development was organized. A total 150 delegates participated in the convention. In the Inaugural session three publications was released by Chief Guest.

During two days of convention 4 technical sessions on different themes was organized in which 40 presentations were made by renowned scientists, industry personnel and development officials.

Senior executives of sugar industry Sh. C.B. Patodia, Sh. Arvind Prasad and Sh. Pankaj Rastogi were awrded for outstanding contribution in the industry; Dr. Bakshi Ram, Director, SBI, Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, IISR and Dr. A.K. Sah, Principal Scientist, IISR were awarded for outstanding research and management in sugarcane.

In the plenary session Sh. Vipin Kumar Dwivedi, IAS, Cane Commissioner, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh was the chief guest. Sh. R.C. Singhal, Chief Executive, Biswan Sugar mill, Dr. S. Solomon, Ex. Director, IISR, Lucknow were guest of honour in the plenary session.