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        - Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research Celebrated its 69th Foundation Day               - Workshop on Roof Top Kitchen Gardening : An initiative               - City Students Visited IISR               - Sugarcane Zonal Breeders and Plant Pathologists Meet-2020               - Constitution Day was celebrated at the ICAR-IISR               - नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति की (2019-2020) द्वितीय बैठक का आयोजन               - 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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Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research Celebrated its 69th Foundation Day

ICAR-Indian Institute Sugarcane Research (IISR), Lucknow celebrated its 69th Foundation Day on February 16, 2020 which marks the successful journey of 68th glorious years of sugarcane research since the establishment of the Institute in the year 1952. Prof. Archana Shukla, Director, IIM, Lucknow was the Chief Guest on the occasion. While the programme was presided by Dr. Sushil Solomon, Ex. Vice Chancellor, CSAUA&T, Kanpur. Prof. Archana Shukla congratulated IISR for its outstanding contributions which has culminated in highest ever sugarcane and sugar production and applauded the IISR partnership with industries for commercialization of the technology. She also delivered foundation day lecture on “Management issues of research organizations with special reference to team spirit and leadership”.

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 two varieties of sugarcane viz., CoLk 12207 and CoLk 12209 developed by the Institute have been released during last year. Under outreach programme of the Institute, seed production technology, intercropping and ratoon management technique were bring under adoption in more than 15,500 hectares area which accrues to additional profit of Rs. 190 crores in one single year to the farmers. Presiding over the function, Dr. Sushil Solomon, Ex. VC, CSAUA&T, Kanpur highlighted the need to address the issues of varietal planning, ethanol blending with petrol, more economic and diversified uses of bagasse, intercropping for doubling the farmers income, taking breeder seed production programme in a big way in other states of the country also.

On this occasion, The Best Scientist Award was conferred to Dr. A.K. Sah, Principal Scientist, Extension and Training, while Dr. Lalan Sharma was honoured with the Best Young Scientist Award. 14 more employees of the Institute were honoured with the Award in various categories. The best team award was conferred to SWAPAM Lab. Three innovative farmers viz., Sh. C.S. Tiwari of Narsinghpur (M.P.), Sh. Awadhesh Kumar Verma of Sitapur and Shri Mukesh Kumar of Lucknow (U.P.) were also honoured with Innovative Farmer Awards. Publications of the institute were also released by the chief guest in the inaugural function. Dr. T.K. Srivastava, Principal Scientist also delivered a talk on “Conservation of water resources in climate change perspective” during Open Platform on Water Conservation. The sugarcane seed of improved variety of sugarcane viz., CoLk11206 was also distributed to participating sugarcane farmers. Dr. D.R. Malaviya, Head, Division of Crop Improvement proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was conducted by Dr. Anita Sawnani. A Kisan Goshthi and exhibition was also organized on this occasion which was attended by large number of innovative farmers of Lucknow and Sitapur districts of Uttar Pradesh.

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