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        - 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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Sh. Ram Naik, Hon'ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh visited IISR, Lucknow

Sh. Ram Naik, Hon’ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh visited the ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow on December 18, 2016. The technologies developed by the Institute including new varieties developed, crop production technology, bio-control of insect pests and diseases, agricultural machineries developed for mechanization of sugarcane farming and jaggery manufacturing was showcased to the Hon’ble Governor. Sh. Naik took keen interest in sugarcane machineries, production and protection technologies and advancements made in jaggery manufacturing and appreciated the efforts of the ICAR-IISR Scientists in developing the improved technology of sugarcane cultivation which has helped in making country self reliant in sugar production.

Sh. Naik also inaugurated the One Day Seminar on “Improving productivity and quality of hybrid rice and sugarcane in Uttar Pradesh” jointly organized by Krishi Evam Gramin Vikas Sewa Samiti, Lucknow and ICAR-Indian Institute on Sugarcane Research, Lucknow. Sh. Naik urged the scientists to discuss how the technology developed by the Scientists can be beneficial for the farmers and how the technology developed in the laboratory can be disseminated to the farmers at the field. Sh. Naik urged the scientists to discuss how the consumption of improved jaggery can be increased among the masses. He also emphasized that Scientists should also work on diversified uses of sugarcane to make sugarcane cultivation more profitable.

On this occasion, Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR was honoured with Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award for outstanding performance in enhancing agriculture production. Welcoming the Chief Guest and other dignitaries, Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR, Lucknow also advocated for more blending of ethanol in petrol in future and accruing its benefits to the sugarcane farmers, sugar industry and the economy of the country. Sh. Gyan Singh, Director (Agriculture), UP and Sh. B.K. Yadav, Managing Director, U.P. Cooperative Sugar Mill Federation also expressed their views on increasing production and productivity of rice and sugarcane.

The programme was attended by more than 300 scientists and officers of ICAR Institutes, SAUs, State Department of Agriculture, Cane Development and U.P. Cooperative Sugar Mill Federation Ltd. Dr. R.P. Singh, Director, Krishi Evam Gramin Vikas Sewa Samiti conducted the programme and proposed vote of thanks to the Chief Guest and all the participants.