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National Workshop on "Sugarcane : Challenges & Future Strategies for Doubling Farmers' Income" on November 14, 2019 at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow                    MoU between ICAR-IISR, Lucknow and DCM Sriram Ltd to provide research support                    MoU between ICAR-IISR, Lucknow and DCM Sriram Ltd to enhance the income of rural sugarcane farmers                    Email addresses of IISR, Lucknow officials                    Link to ICAR Email

        - National Workshop on Sugarcane: Challenges and Future Strategies for Doubling the the Farmers’ Income organized               - Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week-2019               - Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi               - Annual Group Meeting of AICRP on Sugarcane held at UAS, Dharwad               - संस्थान में हिंदी पखवाड़ा का आयोजन संपन्न हुआ               - राष्ट्रीय पशु बीमारी नियंत्रण द्वारा खुरपका-मुंहपका और बू्रसेलोसिस बीमारी और कृत्रिम गर्भाधान एवं स्वच्छता ही सेवा है कार्यक्रम का शुभारंम्भ               - RAWE programme organised at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow               - Awareness programme on Parthenium eradication organised by KVK               - भाकृअनुप - भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान परिसर में वृक्षा रोपण कार्यक्रम का आगाज               - Training on Doubling Farmers’ Income in sugarcane Sector Organised               - संस्थान को परिषद का प्रतिष्ठित राजर्षि टंडन पुरस्कार मिला               - नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति (कार्यालय-3) की बैठक का आयोजन               - विशाल किसान गोष्ठी का आयोजन               - प्रधानमंत्री किसान सम्मान निधि कार्यक्रम एवं किसान मेला का आयोजन               - 68th Foundation Day of IISR celebrated along with inauguration of Sugarcon-2019 and Ikshu Fest               - ADG (Agricultural Extension), ICAR visited IISR adopted Farmers’ Fields               - The Zonal Breeders and Plant Pathologists Meet organized at ICAR-IISR RC, Motipur               - कृषि विज्ञान केन्द्र द्वारा ‘किसान दिवस’ कार्यक्रम का आयोजन               - Swachhta Pakhwada is being observed in the Institute               - कृषि विज्ञान केन्द्र (भारतीय गन्ना अनुसंधान संस्थान),लखनऊ द्वारा विश्व मृदा दिवस का आयोजन               - नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति की (2018-2019) द्वितीय बैठक का आयोजन                - नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति की (2018-2019) द्वितीय बैठक का आयोजन                - Vigilance Awareness Week being observed at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow               - PM inaugurated Krishi Kumbh 2018 at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow               - Mahila Kisan Diwas Celebrated at KVK, ICAR-IISR, Lucknow               - Farmers Conference on Enhancing Vegetables Production for Food and Nutritional Security and Improvement in Livelihood               - Dr. A.K. Srivastava, Chairman, ASRB appreciated R & D efforts of ICAR-IISR               - Hon’ble Minister Shri G.S. Shekhawat visit at IISR               - हिंदी पखवाड़ा-2018 का आयोजन               - DG, VSI, Pune applauds IISR developed sugarcane machines               - IISR technological interventions for higher yield of sugarcane and sugar in Narsinghpur               - हिंदी कार्यशाला में स्वच्छता का संदेश               - Teachers Day observed at IISR               - A farmers' Conference on Organic Farming for soil health management and enhancing field crops production and doubling of farmers income organised               - संस्थान को “राजर्षि टंडन राजभाषा पुरस्कार”               - Secretary, DAC & FW, Govt. of India visited institute               - Delegation of Maharashtra Cooperative Sugar Mill visited institute               - नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति, लखनऊ की संयुक्त परिचर्चा बैठक का आयोजन               - Seminar on Sustainable Sugarcane Practices for Viable Sugar Industry organized               - Sensitization Workshop on Intellectual Property, Technology Management & Entrepreneurship Development               - KVK of IISR Lucknow awarded by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India               - Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of KVK               - IISR Received Prestigious Mahindra Samridhi Agri Award               - संस्थान द्वारा कृषक प्रशिक्षण एवं गोष्ठी का आयोजन               - 67th Foundation days of Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research Celebrated               - Technological interventions for higher yield in Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh               - Zonal Breeders’ Meet of AICRP on Sugarcane held               - 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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National Workshop on Sugarcane: Challenges and Future Strategies for Doubling the the Farmers’ Income organized

The National Workshop on Sugarcane was inaugurated by Shri Sanjay R. Bhoosreddy, Principal Secretary, Sugar Industry and Cane Department and Cane Commissioner, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in IISR, Lucknow . He urged the Scientists for developing cost effective and farmer centric sugarcane production technology for reducing cost of production of sugarcane and increasing the farmers’ income. Sh. Bhoosreddy was addressing the participants of National Workshop on Sugarcane: Challenges and Future Strategies for Doubling the the Farmers’ Income organized by ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow in collaboration with Directorate of Sugarcane Development, Govt. of India at IISR, Lucknow. He suggested the sugar mills having distillery for diversifying their products by producing ethanol and potable ethanol and establishing its bottling plant. Sh. Bhoosreddy told that the with the improvement in economic condition of sugar mills, the farmers will also get the timely payment of their produce. A Souvenir was also brought out on this occasion was also released by the Chief Guest. Mrs. Shubha Thakur, Joint Secretary (Crops/Oilseeds), Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Govt of India emphasized on reducing the cost of production of sugarcane, adopting integrated farming system and developing value added products of sugarcane for doubling the farmers’ income. Dr. R.K. Singh, Assistant Director General (Commercial Crops), ICAR stressed that India should also work on line of Brazil and produce sugar and ethanol as per its emerging demand at national and international level. Dr. Singh also highlighted the need of development of climate resilient varieties of sugarcane and encouraging micro-irrigation in sugarcane crop which will ultimately lead to enhancement of farmers’ income.

At the outset, welcoming the participants, Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR, Lucknow highlighted that the Institute has adopted eight villages after signing a MoU with DSCL Sugar for doubling the income of the sugarcane farmers by 2022 and the results of first two years are very encouraging. Giving an overview of the Workshop, Dr. A.K. Sah, Principal Scientist and Organizing Secretary highlighted the problems being faced by the sugarcane farmers and requested the Scientists for its early redressal. Dr. Man Singh, Director, DSD also presented Ministry view point in his introductory remarks.

Sh. R.L. Tamak, Executive Director & CEO-Sugar, DCM Shri Ram Limited stressed on keeping magic variety Co 0238 red rot free, improving the yield level in various parts for making parity with average productivity, maturity based sugarcane harvesting, abolishing age old practice of parchi system, developing sugar mills as agro processing hub, encouraging drip/micro irrigation and mechanized harvesting of sugarcane. The programme ended with a vote of thanks to all by Dr. A.K. Sah. More than 200 scientists, technocrats, policymakers, representatives of sugar mills and farmers coming from all the corners of the country participated in the Workshop. An exhibition was also organized during the event where new improved varieties, technologies and machines were displayed for the participants. Seven innovative sugarcane farmers were also honoured on this occasion.