13th Foundation Day Celebration and NIASM-NAAS Panel Discussion on February 20-21, 2021

The 13th Foundation Day of ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Baramati will be celebrated on February 21, 2021. On February 20, 2021 the second Foundation Day Lecture will be delivered by Dr. PS Naik, Former Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi followed by a Panel Discussion in collaboration with Pune Chapter of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS).

On February 21, 2021 the Foundation Day Programme will be held followed by cultural programme.

The tentative programme of the event is given below.

 

Day 1: 20th February 2021

2nd Foundation Day Lecture

Time

Event

10.00

NIASM Song

10.02

Welcome: Convener of Foundation Day Celebration

10.05

Introduction of the Speaker: Director, NIASM

10.10

2nd Foundation Day Lecture: Dr. PS Naik, Former Director, IIVR, Varanasi

10.50

Felicitation: Director, NIASM

10.55

Vote of Thanks: Head, School of Water Stress Management

11.00

Tea

 

NIASM-NAAS Panel Discussion

Abiotic Stress Management in Maharashtra Agriculture

 

Chairman: Dr. YS Nerkar, Ex VC MPKV, Rahuri

Convener: Dr. H Pathak, Director, ICAR-NIASM

Rapporteur: Dr. AK Singh and Dr. SA Kochewad

 

Time

Event

11.30

Welcome: H Pathak, Convener of Pune Chapter, NAAS

11.35

Introductory remarks: PK Joshi, Secretary, NAAS

11.40

Introducing the topic: H Pathak, Director, NIASM

11.45

Discussion by the panelists (3 rounds)

 

1. Abiotic stress management in floriculture: KV Prasad, Director, DFR

 

2. Abiotic stress management in onion and garlic: M Singh, Director, DOGR

 

3. Abiotic stress management in pomegranate: Jyotsna Sharma, Director, NRCP

 

4. Abiotic stress management in grape: RG Somkuwar, Director, NRCG

 

5. Abiotic stress management in livestock: K Bhelegaonkar, Head, IIVR-RS

 

6. Abiotic stress management in aquaculture: KK Krishnani, Head, CIFE

 

7. Abiotic stress induced biotic stresses: GK Mohapatra, Head, IARI-RS

 

8. Managing chemical residues in crops: K Banerjee, PS, NRCG

 

9. Microbial tools for abiotic stress management: P Mukherjee, PS, BARC

 

10. Genomics interventions for abiotic stress tolerance: P Kulwal, Head, MPKV

13.05

General discussion

13.20

Remarks: NP Singh, President, SARAS

13.25

Chairman’s remarks: YS Nerkar, Ex VC MPKV, Rahuri

13.35

Vote of thanks: K Banerjee, Treasurer, Pune Chapter, NAAS

13.40

Lunch

15.00-17.00: Visit to ATIC, museum, farm and laboratories

 


 

Day 2: 21st February 2020

 

Foundation Day Celebration

Time

Event

10.00

Arrival of the Guests

10.02

Lighting of the lamp

10.05

ICAR Song

10.07

NIASM Song

10.10

Welcome: Convener of the Foundation Day Celebration

10.15

Institute Achievements and Way Forward: Director, NIASM

10.40

Felicitation of progressive farmers, best staff, children of staff

10.50

Release of Publications and videos: Chief Guest

10.55

Address by the Special Guest: Mr. P Taware

11.00

Address by the Special Guest: Dr. PS Naik

11.05

Address by the Guest of Honour: DDG (NRM), ICAR

11.15

Address by the Chief Guest: YS Nerkar, Ex VC MPKV, Rahuri

11.30

Felicitation of the Guests: Director

11.35

Vote of Thanks: Head, School of Water Stress Management

11.40

National Anthem

11.45

Tea


Invitation Card