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        - 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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68th Foundation Day of IISR celebrated along with inauguration of Sugarcon-2019 and Ikshu Fest

ICAR-Indian Institute Sugarcane Research (IISR), Lucknow celebrated its 68th Foundation Day on February 16, 2019 which marks the successful journey of 67th glorious years of sugarcane research since the establishment of the Institute in the year 1952. Two other programmes viz. IkshuFest 2019 and International Conference-2019 (February 16-19, 2019) begins today to commemorate this occasion. Inaugurating the function, the Chief Guest, Dr. A.K. Singh, DDG (HS & CS) ICAR urged the need for crop planning in the country in view of bumper production of sugarcane and other crops. Dr. Singh congratulated IISR for its outstanding contributions which has culminated in highest ever sugarcane and sugar production in the world and urged the Scientists to work for its sustainability without any adverse effect on the environment. Dr. Singh dedicated the discipline and dedication of the Institute staff to its location on the Military Farm, which binds all and make the efforts like army. Dr. Singh urged the Scientists to develop improved varieties of sugarcane with higher factor productivity and to aware farmers about various schemes of the Central and State Govt. which may be beneficial for the farmers. Dr. R.K. Singh, ADG (Commercial Crops), ICAR appreciated the efforts of IISR Scientists for continuously increasing sugarcane and sugar production in the State for the last two years, surpassing Maharashtra.

Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR delivered the welcome address and highlighted the achievements made during the last year. Dr. Pathak informed that the Institute has developed five varieties during last 18 months and contributed immensely in production and protection technology. Dr. Bakshi Ram, Director, ICAR-SBI, Coimbatore also appreciated the development of machinery suitable for sugarcane cultivation which are being tested in the South India also. Dr. Sushil Solomon, VC, CSAUA&T, Kanpur termed the event as Ikshu Kumbh as large number of Scientists, Industry representatives and farmers across the globe are celebrating IISR Foundation Day to discuss the green technologies to be adopted for sugarcane cultivation to increase sugar production without harming the environment. Dr. Shivajirao Deshmukh, DG, VSI, Pune congratulated the Institute for scaling new height. Dr. Narendra Mohan, Director, NSI, Kanpur gave a Mantra of Attitude, Discipline and Diversification to the sugar industry. Dr. J. Singh, Director, UPCSR, Shahjahanpur felt the need of pure seed production of sugarcane variety Co 0238 so that it may sustain for more years. On this occasion, 16 employees of the Institute were honoured with the Excellence Award in various categories and the Team of Crop Improvement Division was also honoured for the outstanding contributions. Life Time Achievements Awards, Awards of Excellence, Fellow Awards and Appreciation Awards were also given by Society for Research and Promotion to the persons having immense contribution in various fields. Seeds of two improved varieties were also distributed among more than 100 participating sugarcane farmers. A live demonstration on sugarcane machines was also conducted for the benefit of visiting farmers. Dr. S.K. Shukla, PC (Sugarcane) and Dr. Amaresh Chandra proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was conducted by Dr. Anita Sawnani.

In International Conference-Sugarcon 2019, more than 200 Scientists, including 23 delegates from China, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Brazil, Vietnam and Belgium are participating to discuss the green technologies to be adopted in sugarcane production to increase the sugar production.