Conference on ‘Prioritizing Crop-Specific Technologies for Sustainable Profitability: The Uttar Pradesh Chapter’

National Education Empowerment and Development Foundation in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Society for Advancement of Wheat and Barley Research, and Center for Research and Development is internet hosting ‘Regional Conference on Prioritizing Crop-Specific Technologies for Sustainable Profitability: The Uttar Pradesh Chapter’ on April 29-30, 2022.

Uttar Pradesh, being some of the populous states of India and recognized for the dependency of its majority on agriculture & associated actions for his or her livelihoods; consciousness creation, adoption and proper utilization of recent improved applied sciences is of paramount significance.

Dr. Hari Shankar Gupta, Guest of Honour, lit the lamp together with Dr. A. D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR, Dr. Baij Nath Singh, VC, BAU, Dr. Gyanendra Pratap Singh, Director, Agriculture Commission for Assam, and different dignitaries.

In his welcome deal with, Dr. A. D. Pathak welcomed all dignitaries and individuals. Following that, he introduced Bouquets and mementos to all dignitaries on the dais. He highlighted that UP is India’s main producer of ethanol, and elevated use of the commodity for mixing with gasoline will assist the trade earn extra income and clear farmer funds.

Delivering his speech, Dr. Baij Nath Singh, Chairman of NEEDEF, said that temperature tolerant varieties are the necessity of the hour. We are working laborious to enhance farmer circumstances to the perfect of our means, and we have to strengthen our ties with kvks. Then he talked about Kalanamak rice, which just lately obtained the Prime Minister’s Award, and urged everybody to put it up for sale. Siddharthnagar, an aspirational district in Uttar Pradesh’s Terai belt, produces ODOP ‘Kalanamak’ rice.

Dr. Gyanendra Pratap Singh mentioned the potential of assorted wheat and barley varieties, in addition to the benefits of direct-seeded rice, equivalent to water conservation, early maturity, decrease cultivation prices, and diminished methane emissions.

Dr. Hari Shankar Gupta started his speech by thanking everybody for coming. He believes that growing crop manufacturing whereas additionally growing farmer revenue have to be balanced. “UP is now the largest producer of foodgrains, first in milk production, sugarcane production, and sugarcane-based ethanol production as well,” he stated.

Following that, he emphasised the significance of dietary and livelihood safety for farmers, each of that are urgently wanted. It is vital to pay farmers a good worth. Farmers’ revenue may be elevated by implementing the next methods:

  • Increasing Crop Intensity

  • Crop Diversification

  • Infusion of New Technology

  • Use of Good Variety of Quality Seeds

  • Proper Irrigation & Crop Care

This convention was attended by scientists, school, academicians, policymakers, crop specialists, extension professionals, agri-entrepreneurs, agri-business professionals, directors, officers of ICAR / CAUs / SAUs / KVKs / NGOs / CSRs, corporates, farmers, college students, and media, amongst others.

First revealed on: 29 Apr 2022, 07:32 IST



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