International Conference on “Pulses as the Climate Smart Crops: Challenges and Opportunities” organized

10 - 12 February, 2020, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur and Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development jointly organized the International Conference on “Pulses as the Climate Smart Crops: Challenges and Opportunities” from 10th to 12th February, 2020.

International Conference on Pulses organized  International Conference on Pulses organized

The Chief Guest, Dr. T.R. Sharma, Deputy Director General (Crops Science) ICAR urged the scientists to work for the farmers’ benefits. He encouraged the farmers to be partners in various research based programmes.

Dr. Kiran Sharma, Deputy Director General, ICRISAT and Dr. Jacques Wery, Deputy Director General, ICARDA were also present during the occasion.

Dr. N.P. Singh, Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research & Chairman, Local Organizing Committee briefed about the on-going activities in the Institute as well as the Centre level. He stated about the successful implementation of the various Projects under the National Programmes.

The various publications were released on the occasion.

The scientists were felicitated with the awards during the occasion.

The farmers’ were also provided with the solutions to their problems during the Farmers’-Scientists’-Interaction Meet.

More than 400 scientists and research scholars from different areas of pulses research participated in the programme.

(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh)