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10 days Training on Entrepreneurship in Sugarcane Sector to Double Farmers' Income from March 19-28, 2018          Results of ICAR Zonal Tournament 2017 for North Zone          Short Course on Processing, handling, value addition and storage of nutritive sweetener from sugarcane ((Rescheduled to 6-15 March, 2018))          Annual Report, Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav, 2015-16          Maps of Sugarcane          Email addresses of IISR, Lucknow officials          Link to ICAR Email

        - DUS Review, Agro-biodiversity Exhibition and Farmers’ Rights Regional Workshop               - RAWE & AIA programme organised at IISR               - World Soil Day celebrated by the institute               - Agricultural Education Day celebrated by the institute               - Dr. A.K. Singh, Deputy Director General (HS & CS) visited institute               - ICAR Inter-Institutional Zonal Sports Tournament for North Zone held at the institute               - Three days National Seminar on Farmer Centric Cinema Organised               - MTC on Entrepreneurship in sugarcane to double farmers’ income organized               - गन्ने की खेती हेतु यान्त्रिकीकरण विषय पर प्रशिक्षण का आयोजन               - Ex-Minister Cooperation (Sugar and Sugarcane), Govt of Maharashtra visited institute               - Visit of Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare, GoI, New Delhi               - Events of Swachh Bharat Mission Anniversary               - संस्थान के ‘इक्षु’ को राष्ट्रपति द्वारा राजभाषा कीर्ति पुरस्कार               - Capacity building on Development of Soft Skills for Attaining Excellence in Science               - भाकृअनुप- भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान क्षेत्रीय केन्द्र, मोतीपुर में “संकल्प से सिद्धि“ कार्यक्रम का आयोजन               - Programme on Sankalp Se Siddhi held               - Establishment of Bael orchard for entrepreneurship development and income generation               - ICAR-IISR-DSCL Sugar Mill MoU for Increasing the Income of Sugarcane Growers by 2022               - 71st Independence Day Celebrations at the Institute               - भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान को राजभाषा का प्रतिष्ठित पुरस्कार मिला               - Cane Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh led delegation visited institute               - Training for cane managers of sugar mills organized               - Roof Top Solar Energy System inaugurated by DDG (CS) at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow                - नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति की बैठक का आयोजन               - संस्थान में अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस का आयोजन               - Annual Convention and Technical Expo-2017 of NISSTA               - National Seminar on “Agriculture Research and Education in Relation to Development of Integrated Agriculture : Challenges & Solutions”               - Jaggery Processing unit of ICAR-IISR was inaugurated in East Champaran (Bihar)               - किसान कल्याण मेला मोतिहारी में संस्थान               - Meeting with Cane Development and Sugar Industry Minister, Uttar Pradesh               - DDG (CS), ICAR Inaugurated Kisan Mela in Manpur, Biswan               - IISR received Best Exhibition Stall Award at National level               - Visit of Foreign Delegation               - Interface Meeting for Quality Seed Cane Production and Distribution in Uttar Pradesh               - Visit of Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor (DARE/ICAR)               - Foundation Day of ICAR-IISR, Lucknow               - गन्ना शोध और विकास के लिए बैठक               - Zonal Breeders’ Meet of AICRP on Sugarcane                - गोरखपुर में गुड़ प्रसंस्करण एवं प्रशिक्षण इकाई का शिलान्यास               - Sh. 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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DUS Review, Agro-biodiversity Exhibition and Farmers’ Rights Regional Workshop in ICAR-IISR

Three days Agro-biodiversity exhibition, Regional Workshop on Farmers’ Rights and 12th DUS Review meeting from January 15-17, 2018 begins on 15th January, 2018 in ICAR- Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow. Dr. B. Rajender, Chairperson, Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers’ Right Authority (PPVFRA) and Joint Secretary (Seed), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Govt. of India was Chief Guest in the Inaugural session of the event organised today in the auditorium of IISR, Lucknow. While delivering inaugural speech Dr. B. Rajender appealed all the DUS (Distinctiveness, Uniformity and Stability) centres incharges to religiously follow the guidelines and laid down procedures in identification and registration of varieties of different crops. Registrar General of PPVFRA Dr. R. C. Agrawal reminded the commitment of the authority towards DUS centres and he requested to all centre incharges to utilize released fund as per guidelines of Govt. of India and to submit utilization certificate to the authority in time. Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, IISR addressed the delegates in the inaugural session and highlighted the achievements of the institute. He also informed about the recent efforts of the institute towards doubling the farmers’ income through Public-Private-Partnership mode. In the inaugural session Dr. S. Rajan, Director, CISH, Lucknow; Dr. N.P. Singh, Director, IIPR, Kanpur; Dr. B. Singh, Director, IIVR, Varanasi; Drs. Ravi Prakash, T. K. Nagrathna, S.A. Desai from PPVFRA, New Delhi also participated as special guests. In the event more 150 Scientists from 90 DUS centres situated in different states of the country, from 20-25 KVKs in UP & Uttarakhand and 300 farmers are participating.

Participating farmers showcased the agro-diversity conserved in their own farming conditions in terms of local varieties of vegetable crops, fruit crops, cucurbits, tuber crops, maize, rice etc. The Exhibition on bio-diversity was inaugurated by Dr. B. Rajender, JS (Seed). During review of DUS centres the expert from authority will review the progress of each participating centres in current financial year and they will chalk out plan of work for next financial year. Officers of PPVFRA informed that DUS guidelines have been completed for 147 crop species and for 30-40 more crop species work for finalizing DUS guidelines are in progress. The authority has received about 15900 applications for registration, out of which about 1200 applications have been received from farmers. The workshop on farmers’ rights is aimed to make strategies for the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarkhand.