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IGKV/Pub./2011 /02
Brain Storming Workshop
on Emerging Issues of
Agricultural Research and Education
in Chhattisgarh
Proceedings and Recommendations
29th September, 2010
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
Krishak Naga4 Raipur-492 006 (Chhattisgarh)
Parlicu lars
FOREWORD
PERFACE
1.
Programme
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2.
Welcome Address by Hon'ble Vice Chancellor
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3.
lnaugural Address by
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Key Note Address by Director General,
H. E.
Governor of Chhattisgarh
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ICAR, New Delhi
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Proceedings of Workshop
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Recommendations
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List of di gnitaries Participated
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PRtrFACE
The lndira candhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya is addressing the agricultural education and
research through four faculties namelyj agriculture, veterinary, agricultural engineering and
fisheries. The research for the a rea specific needs is being carried out through AICRPs of ICAR,
Ad-hock projects from different national and internationalagencies. The university has a rich
collection of rice and lathyrus germ-plasrn which is unique in the world.
ln view of the present situatlon there is a need to develop improved varieties and
optimum resource utilization and conservation technologies for the specific farming situations
of the state. lt is a lso required to prod uce better graduates to take care of futu re research and
extension needs. ln order to chalk out the plans and strategies the "Brain storming workshop
on emerging issues of agricultural research and education in Chhattisgarh" was organized in
which eminent persons from all spheres of agricultural research and education participated.
The recommendations of this seminar are brought out in the form of proceedings, which
includes the keynote addresses, proceedings of the sessions, recommendations and glimpses
ofthe workshop.
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Brain Storming Workshop
on
"Emerging lssues of Agricultural Research and Education in Chhattisgarh"
29'^ September 2010
lnaugural Session
10-00-11.15
Chief Guesi-
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H.E. The Governor ofChhattisgarh ShriShekhar Dutt, .A.S., Special Guest - Secretary DARE &
D G., CAR, Dr S. Ayyappan, Chairman Min ster of Agr 6Lllture, Govt. of Chhattisgarh,
ShriChandrashekharSahuandSpeciaGuest-ShrP.JoyOornmen,lAS,ChiefSecretary,Govt.
Of
CG
10.00-10.a5
NationalAnthem & Floral Welcome
10.0510.15
1At 5-10.20
We comeAddress- Prof.
Address
10.24-10.30
Address by-
by
[,4.
P Pandey, Vjce Chance lor, IGKV Ra pur
ShriP. Joy Oommen,lAS, Ch efSecretary, covt. of CG
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nisterofAgri.,
L vestock Development. Fisherres &
Labour GovtofCG
Shri Chandrashekhar Sahu
14.34-10.50
KeynoteAddress
14.54-11.1A
Address by -
11.10-11.15
Vote of Thanks : Dr. S.K. Pati , Director Research IGKV
H. E.
Dr. S.Ayyappan, Secretary DARE & D G , ICAR
The Governor of C.G. Shr Shekhar Dutt, l.A.S
Proceeni gs onn Re.o
lhe
AgtiLtltwal Rctetch
dnd Ellucution
ddtiotts
o1
Btiin Std.nikg
i
Eneryi g
Wbrktltop on
Issues
of
Rale
af
Chhattisgq
Technical Session
CRIDA
in Natural
resaurce
- | : lssues and strategies relaied to
Session
cauntry-
agricultural education (11.30-12.30pm)
Chairman : DDG (Educaton) ICAR, Dr. Arvind
Expert Panel(5 min each)
Kumar
Co'Chairman: Vice Chancel or Vivekanand Technrcal
Uni., Bhiai, Dr. B.C Mal Prablems in
qualiu educattan and strategies ta
avercome
KeySpeaker: Dr. Arvind Kumar, DDG Education,
ICAR- Quariy educatian in State
Agricultural Universities: /ssues ard
1. Dr Ashwani Kumar, PC A CRP, WM, Bhubneshwar
/ssoes ard strategies far watet management in
Chhattisgarh
2. Dr.
Sngh PC LTFE, NBSS Bhopal/ssues ard strategies far long term suslainable
feiilizeruse and sailhealth in Chhattisgarh.
3.
Dr
Ra
Slrategles
wa
a ve
quality educatian and
Govt of Chhattisgarh- Sce naria af higher ed ucatian in
K.
[,4
r
tegies far sustainable ground
uti Iiz ation i n C h h atti sg a rh.
shra, Director nstructions, IGKV, Raipur,
lvlajor battlenecks and remedial measures of
examinatian anclevaluatian system in IGKV.
4. Dr. O.P. Kashyap, Dean Agriculiure, GKV,
Raipur,
af
medicinal plants
C
Board-
&
their
G
5. Dr. A.S.R A.S. Sastri, HOD, Agrometerology. IGKV
Raipur- NRM
for climate change mitigation
in
Chhattisgarh
6. Shri C.L. Jain,
D rector, SAMETI, Govt of CGDevelopnental lssues & so/ullors far sustainable
Chhattisgarh.
LJ
Le
str"a
management for sustai nable I ivelihaad i n
rco m e.
2. Shri M.K Raut, AS, Secretary Higher Education,
3. Dr.
p!r- /ssues ard
lmpartant species
1. Dr. B C. Mal- Vice Chance lor, Vivekanand Techn cal
strateg i e s ta
M K. Verma, Head Water Resource Deptt., NlT,
4. Shri S.C. Agrawal. CEO, CG Medicnal
Expert Panel ( 5 min each)
Un. Bhiai, Prablems in
Ivuneshwar
exploitation of natural resources
min
5 min
5
Session
lssues related to implementation of ICAR educat on
l,
CG.
Open house discussion
Chairman's remark and wrap-up
- lll : lssues
and strategies related to crop
improvement (2.30 - 3.30pm)
pol cies in Chhattisgarh.
lcKV Raipur- Past
agriculture educalion for fLrture
5. Dr. B.R. Chandrwanshi, Ex. Dean,
expetience
d
'10
5
of
evelopments in slale,
rnin
min
Session
Open house discussion
Chairman
:
NAVASARI, Dr.A.R. Parhah,
Co-Chairman:
D rector CRRI. Cuttack, Dr. T.K Adhya
KeySpeaker:
Vice Chance lor, IGKV, Raipur, Dr IV.P.
Chairman's remark and wrap-up
- Il :
Vice Chancellor, Gularai Agric Un,
Pandey- /ssues ard sirategies related
ta crop impravement in Chhattisgarh.
lssues and strategies related to
Natural Resource Management
Expert Panel ( 5 min each)
(12.30 - 01.30pm)
1
Chairman :
Dr.T.K.Adhya Director, CRR , Cutiack
Co-Chairman: Shri C.L. Jain, D rector, SA[,4ETl, covi
ofcG
KeySpeaker: Dr. B. Venkatesrulu, Director. CRIDA,
Hyderabad ( Dr. [/]. Osman, Head, Res.
.
Dr. S.S. Baghe , Ex Vice Chance lor, AAU & CAU
I\,4an
pur- Fuiure research thrust an
i m p rove
crap
me nt i n C h h atti sg a rh
2. Dr
R.L. Pandey, Ex Dean, IGKV- /ssues and
strategies relaled to impravement in pulses in
Chhattisgarh
ti g lt'otkshop on E eryi e lssue,s of
.lgrirah rul Resedrch d'td Education ih Chhnttisearh
Pnrcadings and Recohttte lations o1Btai,i Stot
j
:;t
' | | ii it I il lt i I t )t
I ii i : tii tti t.: i !
l,l
,t
t. : i .
Dr. A. Seetharam, Ex PC A CRP on l\/!llets- /ssues
and strategies far inpravement in small millets in
)
ltii!t:i
)),;t.t
1,r.i:i,
7.
Dr. Narayanbhai Ch awda- Prospects and problems
af
Chhaftisoath
4.
e ntre pre ne
Director, DOR,
i
harliculture
sfraleoles far
Dr D.M
Hegde- /ssues ard
improvement in ailseeds in
6 min
5m
n
u
in
Chhattisgarh: Farmer and
r's pe rsp ective.
Open house d scussion
Cha rman's remark and wrap-up
Chhattisgarh
5.
Ex D rector Research, IGKV
Ra put- Experiences af research on rice
6.
Dr. I\4.N. Shrivaslava.
Session
i m prav e m e nt i n C h h atti sg a rh.
Chairman
-V:
Prof. M M. Hambarde, DG, CCOST CGCOST in
re aUon 10 address ng issues & strategjes related to
6
Co-Chairman : Shri D.S. Mishra, Principa Secretary &
Agri.u ru.e P-od. ct
min Open house discussion
min
Govt.
Chairman's remark and wrap-lp
Session
- lV : lssues and strategies relaied to
Horticulture 6rops (3.45 - 4.45pm)
Chairman
: Dr. G. Ka looVice Chance lor, JNKW,
Co-Chairman : Dr. H.P S ngh DDG, Horticu lure
KeySpeaker : Dr. H.P Sngh, DDG, HorUculture/ssues ar,d strategies related ta
impravement af harticultuftl crops in
Ch h
: Shri Shivraj Singh, Deputy Chairman,
Siate P anning Comm. Chhattisgarh.
agricu tural research n Chhattisgarh.
10
Plenary Session (4-45-5.45pm)
atti sg a rh v i s -a -v i s cau ntry.
or CoTn-t<sione
.
ofCG.
Rapporteur Reports
Remarks of Go-Chairman
Chairman's remark
Welcome Address by Prof. M P Pandey,
Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, IGKV Raipur
Venue
:
Vivekanand Hall College of Agriculture,
Raipur
Expert Panel (4 min each)
1
.
29" September 2010, 10.00-11.15AM
Dr. M.G. Bhatt. PC, A CRP, Cashew- /ssues and
strategies related ta impravement in Cashew in
2.
Chhattisga.,
Dr. S. Arul Ral, PC, AICRP Palm- /ssues ard
strategies relatecl to improvement in Palm in
Chhattisgarh
3.
Dr. B. Singh, PC, AICRq Vegetable- /ssues ard
slrategies related to impravement in Vegetable
craps in Chhattisgarh
4.
Dr.
J.
Jorge, PC, AICRP, Tuber- /ssues and
strategies related lo improvement in tuber craps in
Chhattisgarh
5.
Shr K. S. lyangar, Jt. Sec, NCPH, New Delh - /ssues
ard sfraiegies related to adaption af
A,4lS in
Chhaftisgarh
6.
Shr A. Katiyar, lFS, Director Hort. covi. of C.c./ssues ard strategies relaled to development of
h a
ii cu ltu re i n C h h afti sg a rh
s Excel ency the Governor of Chhatt sgarh,
Chance lor of this university and Chief Guest of this
H
naugural session, most respecied Shri Shekhar Dutt ji.
Chairman, respecled Shr Chandrashekhar Sahu Ji,
Minister for Agriculture. AH. Fishery and Labour,
Government of Chhattisgarh. Special Guesl of this
workshop. respected Dr S Ayyappan, Secretary DARE
and DG ICAR. New Delhi, DDG (Education) ICAR, Dr.
Arvind Kumar, DDG (Hodiculture) ICAR, Dr. H.P
S ngh Respecled ShrjP. Joy Oommen, ChiefSecretary,
Government of Chhatiisgarh, Honorabe Vce
Chancellors Dr. P Raghav Reddy, ANGRAU Dr. G.
Kalloo, JNKW Jaba pur, Dr A.R. Pathak, NAVSAR ,
Gujrat and Dr. B C. l\4a1, VTU. Bhi ai, Sh. Shivraj Singh,
Vice Cha rman State Planning Commssion, covt of
Chhaitisgarh. Shri D.S. Nlishra, Agr culture Product on
Commiss oner, Govt. ofCG. DireclorCRR,
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dations ol
Agticultlttat Reseatul, uitd [email protected] in
lvotkshop o" Enerying Issuts
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his kind consent to be the Specla Guest of ihi;
workshop. He s an enrinentsc entistand has s gn ficantr,
contribulion in f shery development of lndia, and now as
DG of ICAR provid
ng eadership
n lhe development of
lndlanAgrculture Sir, amsurethatyourpresenceand
guidance wlL be helpful n shaping the AgrlcLrltural
educalion and research ln Chhaitisgarh. lwelcomeyou
on ),our'ir5. v.Sli to Ch' atl <oa-_.s DC ICAR.
Dr. T.K. Adhya, all the Project Direclols and Projects
Coordinators ofA I lndia Coordinated Research Proiects
al
the offcals from government of
Chhattisgarh, Dr. S K. Patil, Director Research and
organizing secretary of ths workshop, al Deans,
Directors, Head of Departments, Professors and
from ICAR,
Scientsis of this universiiy, persons from press and
medla and Lad es and Genileman.
It
ls a materofgreat priviege towelcorre al ofyou in
this inaugural sesslon of "Brain storm ng workshop on
Emerging issues ofAgricullura research and Education
ln Chhattisgarh".
Friends, we have
wth us, His
Exce lency the
Governor of Chhattisgarh, Shri Shekhar Dutt on whose
niiiailve this workshop is organjzed. lt s he, who gave
the idea of inv ting em nent personalit es of agr culture
research and educauon to d scuss and deLberate upon
various issues with special reierence to the agl culture
of Chhattisgarh On behalf of Indra Gandhi
Krish
Vishwavidya aya, and on my personal behalf, I extend
the moslrespectfuland cord alwe come to you Sir.
we also have with us
resPected Shri
Chandrashekhar Sahu Ji, Minister for Agriculture, AH
Fishery and Labour, Government
of
Chhattisgarh ln
fact, he lsthe gu ding forcelorallthe persons involved in
aoricultura development in
ths state. He is
very
concerned with the acUvties of un vers tyand glves Ume
for discusslons with individua sc entist. I we come you
Sirfrom the innercore ofmy heart.
I deem it a prlv lege to welcome Dr S. Ayyappan,
Secretary DARE and Director Genera ICAR, who has
k ndly accepted
our nvltat on to v sit Chhatt sgarh and
I am verv happy to welcome Sh. P Joy Oommen.
Chief Secrelary Government of Chhattisgarh He is
very kind and helpfuL in rnatters relaled to unlverslty and
provides supportwhen very needed.
I extend my warm we come to Dr. Arvind Kumar,
DDG. education
and Dr.H.PSinqh DDG
horticultLrre
forrn ICAR New Delhi. I also we come Vice ChanceLors
Dr. P. Raghav Reddy, Dr. G.
and Dr B.C. IVal. I feel
p
Kalloo Dr A.R. Pathak,
easure in welcoming Sh.
Shivraj Singh Vice Chairman Staie Panning
Comm ssion Govt of Chhattisgarh, Sh. D.S. Mshra
Agricu ture Produclion Cornmlssioner, Govt. ofCG, and
Director CRRI,
welcom
ng
al
Adhya. I am pleased in
eminent speakers and d gnitaries,
Dr
T.K.
officlals from state governrnent, and all the pTofessors,
scientsts and teachers preseni
in this
naugural
session.
His Excellency
Sir lndira Gandh
Krishi
s the only premier institution of
spreading the ight ol agriculiura
V shwav dyaLaya
Chhattisgarh
eclucaUon and research for develcpment of agricullure
and improvement of
live
ihood of
farmers
The
education. research and extension are lntegraled pad in
Phr'.cdit1gs
a d Reo"ol.
oJ Bnin St/, ti g tlbrlshop o" Ehersitls Istues ol
,lgriL.llturut Res.arch al [email protected] ik Chhanisgoth
ddtions
The university has excellent library fac lity and its
central library has ihe status of 'Regional Lbrary for
Centra lndia" by lnd an Counc lofAgricultural Research,
New Delh. This library is fuly computerized where
information is avaiable n
dlgta formats and
internet. lt has
of about 35.000 reference
co leciion
through
books. about 10000 back voumes of nattonal and
rnternational Journals, more than 6.000 reports and
olher publications. and more than 1,000 P.c. and Ph.D.
thesis. The University subscrbes about 250 journals
this university and there is
we
defined setup to take up
these act v ties
including 60 fore gn journals. There is excess to 3000
journals of the world through CeRAfacil ties.
Education is belng imparted
fourfaculties name y;
Theslluation specifc research is carried outthrough
ng and
Dairy technology. There are fve agricu ture. one
Veterinary, two AgricultLrre Eng neering one Dairy
Technoogy. and 16 afflated agriculture, Hortculture
seven research stations. We are operat ng 40 All lndia
and AgrrcultLrre Eng neering colleges spread over entire
development
Agricu
ture
n
Veter nary, Agr culture Engineer
state offering tlG program. ThePGprogram s offered
by flfteen department in Aoriculture, seventeen
departments
in
Veter
nary, four departments
n
Agricultura Engjneering and two departments in dairy
techno ogy.
ln order to make higher agricultura education
relevantto presentdayneeds exce lence in knowedge
generation and
skil developmeni is of
signiflcance. As sard By Galileo
Galilei
paramount
The principal
goal of education is lo create men who arc capable of
doing new things. nat simply by repeating what other
generations have clone. One of ihe p I ars for qualty
assuTance
in agrlculture education s the curricu um
deve opment. Thesitual on dema n ds for reorientatio
the
curricu
um
to
provide the
n
of
skls to meet the
Coordinated Research Proiects, 36 ad,hoc research
projects,
six
nternational and four NAIP projects
concerned with wide range of problems re aied to the
of state agricuture. The research
programs are iinanc al y supported by state government,
ICAR, DST, DBT, Wor d Bank added project like NATP,
NAIP and
by
nternatonal funding agencies like lRR,
Rockefeller foundation,
Bll
Gales foundaton etc.
Universty has created and regularly improving ts
research facilties by modern zalion oftls laborator es.
Ricethe ifeline ofthe people ofthe state
is culUvated
ln approx mate y 3.8 m ha wiih very ow productivily of
1.st/ha.This ssue is being addressed bydeve opmentol
newvar et es and management pract ces. The university
has second argesl co ection of rce germplasrn with
23070 accessions. These co lections are carefully
preserved and used for development of new varieties
We have deve oped and released 13 varieties of rice
al
chalenges lnthiscontext, lamveryhappyto nformyou
The universly has released in
Sir, that recenUy IGKV has adopted new curricu a based
includes pulses, fruiis, orlseeds and vegetables Th s
yearwe have released eleven variet es ofd fferent crops
on the
of 4r' Deans cornmttee.
Further we have regularized the academic calendar
academic regu alions are amended. and separate
regulatons are prepared for the UG PG and Ph D.
recommendations
n which two var et es are
52 varietes which
ofrice.
LookingtoT5% ra nled area and recLrrrentdrought,
IGKV has developed lnd ra Barani Dhan-1 s capable of
degree program as per the gu de ines of ICAR/VC . As a
giving good yied under drought. I am confdent that
result, the numberofstudenls securlng JRF. SRF.ARS,
coupled with integrated farming system models
and NEThas ncreased steadiy.
developed for Chhatlisgarh pla ns and Bastar plateau
Pruceedings dnd Recontn dntiot\ o1 aruin Storning W)tkshop on
Agtit:ulturul Resestch md Educatiot it1 Chhdttisgcrh
such varieties have potentia of removing
Chhattisgarh
from the clutches of drought and poverty. I assure
you
Eheryi g Issues
of
il
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Ragi is an important dryland crop in k ba region
ils produciivity s on y 2-3 q/ha. We have
but
I
demonsvated I
as I
high as 35q/ha can be achieved. Last yeal we have
germplasm for development
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haveioessent a ly lay the fou nd atio n ior effective mln ng
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of more resisla nt varieties. lG KV has alreacly eveloped
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gall Tioge dno /n( and rron a-e roenu'red fon rhe
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benefted signifcantv through the
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germp asm. However, the faciihes are ltmted and in
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precious
of more water efficient
r, that IGKV is committed to make use
ofthis
in very large area ihat with ex st ng technology yie d
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view of ths, we are establishing a modern
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l_e ba<l p'{orr'nq KVKS. T /o'a'T"c'ro1 Basta' and
lou s,- t-at il w'l oe o-e o'the best rice researcL ore
f.or sdrguj. a,e recognzeo by cAR fo-ounLn u,! lh .es.a-ch laLil.'es o" aoorecia obotechnology, transqenic, nanotechnology, bioThe steady or declnng growth rate is a malor
p'doe
orospect,ng and biointorrai,cs. lhs lao wll
co-cern.Theg-ow.htateo.Chhati.q"rh"^as ll.aoo Chhattisgarh 10 make use of our large gene power to 09_10 and was hghest n the country due to the
refl ect at th e phenotypic level and eco n omic ut lization of leadershipofourChefminsterShri Rarnan SinghJi I
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germ-plasm.
in
Chhatiisgarh depends on subsistence agr culture and
non iimber forest produces. However, the farmers are
The
extreme
velihood
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of the
farmers
of
Bastar
poor, SeveraL environmental and socio_
economic factors are further endangering live ihood
of
furiher want 10 inform to a I the deleqates from
country
thatthemalorshareofS.3%wasfromagrrculturesector.
ectual
min sterofagr culture Sh. Chandrashekhar sahu J who
is n fact a farmer and hence has clear vision of what
The ent re credit goes to ol.tr respected and lntel
shou d be done for bettermenl offarmers. The
technical
n
tribalfarmers in thisreg on in recentyears.
The ICAR has given two NationaL Aqricullural achieving this growth raie. I would ike to tal'e this
nnovaton Projects through World Bank support to opportuniy io assure Hs Ercellency and nister of
manpower and techno og es has p ayed a major ro
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spread wll not left any stone unturned to continuously produce
lnvolving best technical manpower and techno og es lor the
ls implementing thls program in nineteen village
over Bastar Narayanpur and Kanker disiricts
3OOOfarmfamles.
Sir developmentofagricutureinlhestat"
I once aga n welcome aL ihe guest on the da s and
ncome of these iamilies has
I am very happy to inforrn you
lhal the average annual
increased by50% afteriwoyearsoflnterventon.In
next
delegates presentlnth s hallfrom my
thls
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change even after the exit of unlversty from program
two years, our efforts w ll be centered on sustainlng
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r:,neryik!: ksu.s of
Agricahurdl Research d,td Etlucdtiolt in Chhattisg.trh
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lti,ir
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rlnaugural Address by Shri Shekhar Datt,
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H.E. Governor of Chhattisgarh
the other paars ofcountry.Amalority ofthe studenls come
fronr remote tr ba villages, who have even not se-on train
before ioinino the aqriculiura co
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Venue: Vivekanand Hall.ColleqeofAgriculture.
leqe. Further, most of
them study untl 12"' standard in Hlndi medium. As a
lnd ira Gandhi Krish i Vishwavidyalaya,
result.
Raipur
among the few Stale Agrcutural
un versilies i. I e co. ,try uhe.e B s. (Agl p.ograT i.
IGKV
29'" September, 201 0, 1 0.00-
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Hon'ble Agriculture Minister of Chhattisgarh Shr.
Chandrasekhar Sahu ji, Secretary DARE and Director
General of ICAR, Dr. Ayyappan, Chief Secretary of
Chhattisgarh Shri. P. Joy Oommen, Deputy Director
General (Horticulture) Dr H.P Singh, Deputy Director
General (Educaiion) Dr. Arvind Kumar, Vice Chance lor
of IGKV Prof.
I\,4.P.
Pandey. Vice Chance lors of other
es, d stinguished Project
is
running ln Hindi medium. Standard text books are not
ln llnd and iher standards are poor as
compared to Engish textbooks. Because of these,
available
though the know edge ofour sludents s comparablewith
any otherstudents n the counlry, their express on ofthe
subject
in
Engl
sh sometimes, becomes
dis'
advantageous. Rigorous coach ng and exposure need
rectors and
to be qiven very high priortyforthese students Fufther,
of varlous ICAR Projects, Director of
Research, IGKV, Dr. S.K. Pati , Officers and
in order to spread the agr cultural education to remote
disiinguished faculty of lhis unlvers ty, officers of state
agr cLrllLrre and alled departments, learned speakers of
open up private agricutural coleges. This js another
universit
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Coordinators
this brain storming workshop, distingu shed guesls,
beloved sirde-tc, and lad e: a_d !le_.le-ne
r
corners of the state, the governmenl has taken steps to
mportant aspecl of agrlcultural education in the state
that the state has 15 afiiiated agriclrlture, horticu ture
and agrcultural engineering coleges, besdes nne
constituent colleges. five ofthese being agriculture. Th s
increases the responslb lity ofstate governnrentand the
burden on agrlcultura universityto keep up the standard
of educaton and performance of examlnation
and
This is a very happy and memorab e event for the
siaie of Chhattisgarh for two reasons. Firstly, a braln
slorming workshop is being organized to discuss the
challenges of deve oping agricultura research and
al
education
in
Chhatiisgarh state. Secondly,
stalwans
of
agricultural research and educaton
ihe
running Master and Ph.D.
programs in four facultes. However, there s need to
development in Chhattlsgarh state.
develop PG programs on contemporary and job oriented
The scenario of agricu tural education in this tribal
dominated Chhattisgarh state ls slghuy different from
This university
s
assembled here in Raipur for the cause of agriculturaL
felds. The siate government amended the act of the
Un versily and included d ploma and cert ficate
Reco l'enlutiolls oJ Rrain Stot'nittg Yotktho? o" E rcryi g
,lsticultutul Research dntl Edkation ilt Chhanisgath
Pru('eatlitrgs u1d
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proqrams
n the academic curricu a. These diploma and
aed ficate p'oqrans caate opporl-'ilec for selfemployment for rura youth. There ls a need to discuss
the scope of such programs in the un versily.
lntroduction of e-courses in teaching bythe ]CARwlllbe
a mllestone to address issue of quality education lt
woud provde an equal opportunity to each of the
studenl to study the same contenl and quality The
Issues
of
is necessary to lmprove the cattle breed in the state in
order to provide year round employment to farmers,
Besides,anima husbandry, the fanners, espec alyfarm
women can be traned in bee-keep ng, lac and
l11. sn-oorr u-lt ,ar o_ ano ot' er a liad ac.i\it'e!
^_i'h
1 a) p ov'de yea- 'ou' d aroloyl enl a_d farl (ona.
This also mln mizes large-scale migrat on of margina
andsmal farmersand and-less aborers.
state government w ll help the un versily to create the
Anoiher typlcal culUvation system for rab crops n
required infrastructure and man-power for such
the state is '?e/ay"cropping which is ocally known as
programs
'utera'. This utera crop is a bonus rabi crop. Crops I ke
lathyrus, inseed and sometimes chckpea are gown
The research requirements ofthe state are a so
dferent lrom ol_er srates Ispr'nariya ce gro/r'i^g
area w th 3.9 nriLlion hectares under rice, ofwhich 75 per
centarea s rainfed. I\l oleover, n aboutS0 percentarea,
rice is cultvated under traditlonaL broadcast biasi'
systen o' L-ll valion. wh L' rlan! o' ['e rice o'owe-s
and scient sts from other parts ofthe country and world
under utera cultvation after rice. This utera area is part
ofthel2Tpercentcroppinq ntenstyofthestate. Asitis
grown under conserved molsture and fertllzers ln the
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ce fa lows the productiviiy of these crops under utera
system isverylow. As a resu t, there hasbeenemphasis
on convertng these areas from utera to sown crop
do not undersland. This kind of cultvation has many
limiiations and hence, Chhattsgarh state records the
lowest rice productivity in the country. Under such
conditions very ntens ve and concerted research work
need to be done for mprovlng the rice productivity in the
state. Location specific techno ogies need to be
developed unike !rriqated rice cultvaiion. All the
iTponeo lecrlo'oq'es ray _oI\^orr lor [_e Ieq on.
ln Chhatusgarh the rice bunds are hlge with an
average helghl of 3-4 feet. lt ls esumated that in
Ch'alt.garh >Late. aoout'0 oe' Lenlof t_e ri(e a'ea's
under rice bunds. Techno ogies need to be deve oped
system by adoplion of m n mum or zero tilage seed
drills. Th s syslem ol utera is a form of conservation
for utilzlng these rice bunds properly for agroJorestry,
adjustmenis in sowing time and other crop operations.
pasture and pu ses.
This issue aso needs thorough discussion ln thls
Large land in the state remains fa low in rabiseason.
At present, the cropping intens ty in the slale is around
127 per cent anC ii fluctuaies from year to year due to
vagaries of monsoon. lfsultable crop rotaiion andwater
harvesling and moisture conservation technologles are
developed, the cropp ng iniensity in ihe staie couLd be
increased io 150 to 160 per cent Research on these
issues should be given
a
very high pr ority.
Another weaker ink in lhe agricullure chain of the
slaie s anima
husbandry. Though the cattle population
ish gh, the rnikproduction isverylow
averacre, each cow gives about 300
in the state. On an
mlofmikperday. lt
agriculture with no lllage. Conservation agricullure is
ta k of the day. We need to rethink our strateg es about
clevelopment of ihis existing relay cropp ng system of
thestate.
Added to the agony is the c imate chang-o due 10
qloba vr.rn.g a.d -ego'al cirnaLe L"a_qe ,s _ow
being felt by common person in the Chhattisgarh as wel
.
Rainfa I quanturn is decreas ng and the distrlbution is
in
many districis
monsoon onset is delayed byB
changlng
workshoP
in
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Chhatt
sgarh. The
days Th s demands
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n".,,,,ennatit)ls ol Brai Stt,'ntilts u,otkshtry on Etrtsitls tssues t)l
,lgrittlturul Reseafth ahtl )iducato" in Chhaftisga l
lli,::i,t)tti :.': '
li':l:l:l lli:.:'l' lnordertospeedupdeveopmentsinagricultureor factors responsib e for erosion of unversity systems.
l;t,irnyotn"ruu"nre,theunverstieshavetotakealeading Several of the states have adopted this model actand
i]l,,lll.l
tililill :::
rce and I believe that they can do so oniy when manyarelntheprocess.
iilillrr,' functonal
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Commission recognzed the lmperatives of university
Wlth ihis background, it is high time for proper
planning for deve opment of agricu tural research and
autonomy and cautioned that, "only an autononous
education inthe state. lam surethatwith the presenceof
institution, free from regimentation of icleas and
pressure of pafty or power politics, can pursue truth
fearlessly and build up in its teachers and students,
habils of independent thinking and a spint af enquiry
unfettered by the limitalians and prejudices af the near
and the immediate whlch /s so essential for the
development of a free society'. The report of the
Knowledge Commisslon also recognizes this slating
thal, "the autonamy of universities is eroded by
interventions from the govemment and inlrusians from
pohti.al pra.escc.' l_ '"nher adds trat. "e^petience
lhe
auionomy is provded to them. The Kothari
suggesls fhal implicit paliticizatian has made
governance af universities exceedingly difficult and
much more suscepiib/e io entirely nonacademic
interuentians fram outside. This prohlem needs lo be
warts in agrcultural research and education,
concTete Tecommendatons would emerge from ths
sta
brain-slorming workshop.
I extend hearty weLcome to all the distinguished
guests who camefrom ong d stances and am sure lhat
yourexperiencewilhelpus nachievngthe goalsof this
workshop. I wish the workshop a grand success.
JaiHind.
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Key note address by Dr. S. Ayyappan,
Secretary DARE & Director General, ICAR
Venue: VivekanandHall,CollegeofAgriculture,
lndira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya,
recognized and addressed in a systematic manner
within universities but also autside, particularly in
g ave rn ments. I egi s I atu re s an d
Substanlal number
pol iti c al pa ft i e s".
of higher educaional
institutons demonstrated a credibLe record of qualty
and ethlcs n the couniry Centrally funded institutions
like Central
universit
es. institutions of
national
jmportance such as llTs. several higher technology and
managernent institutions and some staleJunded
nstitutions are among them. As perthe repori ofYashpal
committee one common feature they share arnong
thenr s their structure of governance, consstng of
eminent persons, excluding practicing politcans and
including only a lmited represenlation from the
Government. Autonomy in the true sense s available to
these institulions wth the guldanceand supporlofsuch
governing bod es. Common acts and statules across
country may be a good option for ensurng good
governance. I appreciate the efforts made by the ICAR
in preparing the Mode Act 2009 after delberalions and
approva
in
theVCs conferenceforadoption bythe State
agricullural universties. Unformity across country n
terms ofsyllabus, activities, examination and admission
systems may be very helpfulin dealng wjth many ofthe
Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
29'" September,2010
H
s Excelency the Governor of Chhattisgarh
Chancelor ofthis un versity, ShriShekhar Dutt;
of Agricuture. Government of
Chhatt
I\,4in
sgarh
and
ster
Shri
Chandrashekhar Sahu ji; Chief Secretary, Government
of Chhattisgarh Shri P. Joy Oommen, Deplrty Director
General (Horticuture)
Dr H.P Singh,
Deputy Director
General (Education) Dr. Arvnd Kumar, distingushed
Vice-Chancelor Dr M.P Pandey Director of Research
Dr. S.K. Patil, earned Faculty members, Officials and
Ptuceedilits un,l Reconnte !*ttions d Btah St.r'llting W'fishop on Eneryi g Issues
Astic uttumt Resetch.tktt Ettucation i{9 han;\ea t
Staff of lhe
un verslty, esleemed Guests,
representatives of press and electronic media, ladies
and gentlemen
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Zona! research cenlers (Amb kapur, Jagda pur ,
Raipur), three Regiona research centers (Blaspur
Ralgarh Kawardha), two Research centre (Baronda
to be an honorfor beinq invited to this Brain
and Bhatapara) and 16 Krish Vigyan Kendras spread
on "Emerging lssues of
Agricultural Research and Education in
overthe eniire state.
I have come io knowthat IGKV s offer ng educauon
in fve facultes namely Agrculture, Dairy Technology,
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Stormlng Workshop
Chhattisqarh" organized at IGKV I congratulate the
Voe-ChancelLor Dr. I\4. P Pandey and other faculty
members for organizing this wolkshop on burnng
issues of aglcultural Research and educaton ln
Chhattisgarh. Today is certa nly a great moment for the
ChhatUsgarh slate and especally
Veterinary Scence & Animal Husbandry, Agrculture
Eng neering and Fisher es. The annual intake ln llnder
graduate, Post graduate and Ph.D s more than 1400'
290 and 39. respective
Y.
for the IGKV to
introspect the course of our iourney, what have we
achleved? What Lessons have we learnt for the journey
ahead to shape the fulLlre of students and farming
communiiy of Chhatllsgarh.
lndira Gandhi Krishi VshwavidyaLay Raipur is the
only prem er Agr culture University n the state, s nce
lndlra Gandhi KrishiVishwavidyalay, Ralpur s the only
premler Agriculture University in the state, slnce
establishmentin.lanuary20, 1987, nvolvedinteachng,
extension and research fo r develo pment of tech nolog ies
suitable forthe prevalent aqro_clmatic conditions ofthe
state and needs of the farmers. Th s lJniversity has long
<roriLa oa.lgro- d. DL-ng .1" Br'.isl reqna. onF
Agricuture Research Station was eslab lshed in 1903
known as'Labhandi Farm', which grew up gradualLy
and ioday it s the campus of lndlra Gandhi Krishi
Vishwvldyalaya Ralpur. Durlng mid s xt es th s center
n
was recognized and estab ished as Rice Research
Staton (RRS) and was fudher strengthened and
establlshment as Madhya Pradesh Rce Research
lnstitute (NlPRRl) in 1974 underthe eadership ofgreat
rlce scienust, late Dr. R.H. Richharia. ihe first D rector of
nsttute.
Ln
tribal
order to strengthen Agriculture education in th s
popu
ation dominated region, College of
Agrcuture at RapuT was established in 1961 under
Sagar University and later on n 1964 t became one of
ihe constituent coLleges of Jawahar Lal Nehru Krishi
Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (til.P). Since iis inception in
1987 as separate universiiy, IGKV has expanded many
ds
mpartino teach ng, research and extenslon
lhrough lts 25 constituent and affllated coleges, three
fo
After the forrnation of Chhattisgarh state on 1"
November, 2000, emphasis was given for the
development of agrculturaL education. lt has been
observed that only 0.4% of the higher secondary
stuclents go for higher education in agr cultLlre' mainly
because of non-availability of colLeges in the v cinity. As
most of the farm fam lies are socio-econon_icaly poor,
they cannot afford to send iheir children to Raipur or 10
other institutes for higher education n agrc!Jture.
the nurnber of seats were aso lmited.
Looking nto the difficuliies, the slate government
Moreover,
decided to open new colleges and at present there aTe
ten consiituent and 15 affiliated colleges of agriculfure
and allied dlsciplines. AS a result, agricu ture education
has reached to all sections of the soc ety in the siate.
The IGKV ls constantly lmproving iis teaching facillties
to educatethe people in al thefacultes.
Thls universlly s the only SAU in lnd a serving large
percentage
of
scheclule
casle scheduled tribe
and
socio- economica ly backward siudents lt s also the
second largesl University n term of lntake capacity ln
B.Sc. (Ag.) Degree Programme.
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ABri, utturol
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This
GKV has its lur sd ction to the entire Chhattsgarh
6tate. I understand thai it is a Chalenging task as th s
recognition
t'i:tr
un
versity has Nationa and lnternaiional
for Tce research especaly n
ra nfed
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state has geograph cal area of 1 3.8 rn ha which is more
ecosystem and a large numberofstudenis aretrained in
than the cornbined qeographica area of the states of
rice research. IGKV s known for rare collecton of rice
lil
Punlab, Haryana and Kera
a
million, 45% weaker and tr ba popu at on, B0% rlral
ge-Tpam. Ar p'esent. tLe'e are 23.070 Jccessions.
Emphasis needs to be given lo develop new center for
poplrlation, 72% farmers having srnal land holdlngs, low
wlder utillzation of r ce germplasm. Besides, rice, LGKV
literacy rate of 61'k , 44% people be ow poverty line
44% fatesl, 25'k rrigation fac lties 5.8 m ha cutivab e
has recogniiion of research work ofLathyrus
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with totalpopulation of20
and nseed
crops. ln case of Lathyrus crop, IGKV has the largest
over 18 districts and 3 agro-clmaticzones.
Wth these rea rsiic posiuon, research n the GKV is
sound and organized at the leve of zones, regions and
collection of 1906 accessions. The state lacks Central
stat ons.
of
and spread
lnsiitute for exp oiUng
ful
genetic potential of such
important crops, prospects oforgan cfarming, utilzation
ln order to serve under such clrcumstances it is
required to bu ld strong partnerships wth staie, nationa
non-timber forest produce and soi & water
conservatlon research and train ng insttute. ln future
effortswil be rnade in th s d rection bythe ICAR.
and iniernat onal organ zations. Since iis incept on this
Chhatiisgarh has varied types of soils and c imate
university has estab ished a commendable networklng
and a very good crop cafeter a can be seen n the state.
wlth the state. Nationa and other
nternationa
Field and horiiculture crops ranging from terrperate to
organ zations ike lRRl, ICR SAT, Rockfe or folrndatron,
tropical cl mate are grown. Crop d versificat on,
Vedci^al and Aronaric panls ncrea< -g c.opp-g
DAAC, t_A, Cto, CtVNtvT ro carar rha e.r6,qinq is< .ec
oflhe agriculture and alied sectors of newly born state
oi Chhattisgarh At preseni, 40 CAR Coord nated
proiects,36 ad-hoc projects, hvo lnternational projects
and four NAIP projects areln operat on. I compliment the
faculty of this university for developing such strong
partnersh ps. The malor areas of research in the
university cons sts of breeding of crop varielies, crop
production, crop protection, denlifying new varetes n
vegetables, fruits and flower production. for-^stry.
med c nal and aromatic plants, deve op ng agricu tural
imp ements, fisher es research and producl on,
veter nary and dairylechnology.
The llniversity has made
considerable
contr bution in development of suilab e var et es and
technology packages for crop productjon especia ly, for
tribal and economica ly backward farming community.
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has evolved and released more than 48 varieties of
differenl crops, given many recommendailons in the
areas of crop production protection varietaL selecton
etc and designed number of area specific lmplemenls
for sma I and marginal larmers ln a short span of this
un versrty Recently 11 new varieUes of r ce, fru ts and
veqetab es are a so released bV siate seed committee.
'lndira Sona' is the first pub ic bred r ce hybr d jn the
state and 'lndira kakoda' is wor d's flrsl var ety ofsp ne
qourd.
intenily, cultvation of cash crops lke sugarcane, cotton
etc,
ogy, Bio-Chemistry, B o-Djesel,
Control, Natural Resins and Gunrs, Chickpea
Mcro-bio
Bioand
Safflower in rlce fa lows and forage crops are the future
research thrust areas ofthis Un velsity.
The 21'' century is the age of lberalzaiion,
privatzation and g obalzation. Knowledge is the key to
this age. Fundamental sources of wealth is knowledge
and information rather than raw maierals and labour.
Whie dealing with ihe prob ems and chalenges n the
le d of agricu ture education in the state, one have to
vlsua ize allihe availab e scenar os n total ty. The socio
cultural
pol
tical, economic and
techno ogical
advancements are to be consrdered and analyzed, A
large sect on ofstudents in the state are of ruraland tribal
background. Hence, teach ng facilites, nfrastructure,
lab
&
ibrary faciliUes and qua ity teachers in adequate
number are must to ensure quality educat on. There s
urgent need
to
improve the teaching standards
especially n a I these colleges under the university. lt s
absolutely essential
to
ensure suffcent staff and
infrastructu re fac lit estoaansm tqualityeducation to the
studentsas per lCARstandards
in this regard
From agriculiural v ewpo nt, Chhattisgarh state has
arnple ofpotenlialin agriculture and alied sectors. Th-ore
Prcleeiing\ utd
Reu lrle dations ofB
titt Stonting Worksh!'l' ott
E kryi g
Issues
of
Astioltuidl Rlsearch 41t,1 Eduutiou ik Chhid\eafi
is adequate rainfall ranging from'1200 mm io 1600 mm
fnedn-ual\
ater avaidb
ape-pe'con
s 3000
m. muc"
_igqer tnan t_e Nalonalan_ualaveraoe of 1r00 rr oe
person. About 25% of nei cropped area has irrigation
facllities as compared to Nauonal average of 38%
Chhattisgarh has large number of ponds, almost every
village forms the vast source of supply of water to
ag culture in the slaie. lf this water is tapped properly
cropping intensity can be increased giving sufficient
production and employment n agricu ture sector' There
is arnple scope for deveLoprnent of irrigation facillties
uslng groLlnd waier poteniial provided there is planned
development lncluding measures for re_charge of
ground water. Besldes the development of surface
irr gailon potential, efforts are required to develop the
untapped ground water. The maior issues that need to
be addressed are : (1) lncreasing the adoption of rain
waier harvesting and arlif c al re-chargei (2) to restore
v llage ponds and tanks 10 ihelrfu I potentialfor efficlent
rain waterharvest ng; (3) crop rotaUon to be practiced to
avoid water inlens ve crops especially ln post monsoon
seasons; (4) modern waterefficient rrigation iechn ques
need lo be Promoted.
I am to d that in certain villages, ihere exist more
than 50 perennlal ponds that indicate the avaiLabllily of
tracliUonalwater bodies ancl can be very easily broughl
under aquacLrlture. Government of Chhatlisgarh should
ve high pr ority for developrnenl of lh s sector in the
state which wllL not only provde additional employment
to the rural masses but at the same tlme also mprove
nutritional securty. Allied enterprises ike fish culture
g
'o _a.olal
'ndjo'itv or sr .oeris a'e Lndola lo conoeLe
rll
levelexams. Hence, there is need forspecia attention for ti
strengthening ol education facilities. I assure that ICAR 'lil
will cooperate to IGKV in deveoping and further
slrengthening the existing educational infraslructure for
improving teaching, research and extension sysiems as
perthe siandardsof ICAR.
Agriculture ln Chhattisgarh must be vlewed as
Teonc ro ra,qer goals o'anolo),nenl leo econonc
gro\,!4h. poveriy alevation and sef-reLiance' Adam
'No
Smith in 1976 in his Wealth of Nation menlions,
soc ety can surely befourishing and happy, ofwhlchlhe
fargreaier part ofthe members are pool and m serab e' '
We have to visualize agriculture in Chhaitisgarh as a
competit ve entrepreneurialacUv ty rather than a way of
life. The prosperity and improvement ln livelihood
condit on is possible only by deveLoping our agricultLrre
and farrners. For overall development of agrlculture in
aparl from 'Green revolulion", 'Yellow
the slate
revolution White revolution' etc. we need Rainbow
revo uuon" to clevelop our communily as a whole' I am
Ravindranath Tagore, who in 1939
reminded
of
confessed, I quo1e,
whole of lndia
'l
can not take responsibiLity for the
if I can free onLy one ortwo vil ages
from the bonds ofignorance and weakness,
therewilbe
- scale, an ideal for the whole of lndia
built, on a tiny
llthis ideal inafewvil agesonlyand wil
say thatthesefewvillages are my ndia".
Concerning to agrlculturaL education, the p anners
-
lf
-
in the admlnistration as weLl as in the campus may bear
need to be involved lnto praclice in the exist ng farmLng
systems. I am very happy to know ihat a separate
in mind that education should be value or ented' The
students shoLrld incu cate the vaues of tolerance,
rationality, forward vision and soclalcomm tment, wh le
inheiting a passion for knowledge and a sprlt of
college of Fisheries has been opened recently for
improvemeni in fish culture in the state A new
Horuculture College is also going to start frorn the nexl
artisl who gve the final touch lo the character
reaing of duck, poll try. pig, goat and other allied sectors
adveniure. The teachers, I believe, are the role models
which the students oflen lke to emLllate. They are the
and
vaIotrs
career of the budding talents eager to reach out and
makeamalkinthewide,openworld. ltis mperativethat
IGKV has the second argest intake capacily of
sludents a1 UG level ancl I feel that with the avallable
nfrastructure and staff, t is extreme y difflcult to manage
lhe affairs ofeducal on as wel as mainlain ng examinaton
lhethrusllnthe campusshould beiowards exce lence in
educaiion and characterbuilding.
Universties have to play a leading role ln ihis
endeavor. Funcuonal aLltonomy and good governance
structure is also very important ln order to make the
universities strong in dealing w th problerns ofeducat on
and research. The lndan CoLlncil of Agricutural
academic session
cl
for
development
of
menslons ofthe hort culiuralcrops.
and eva uation in time. I can assume thai faculty must be
feeting pressure on them for timely comp etion of task'
Secondly. belngtr ba siateandwith rural backgro!nd, the
lt
t,
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Ptu&ertikes an.l Reco ma tuno"s of Btdin Stt,t,ti,ls Wotkstto? on E,tcryins tssaes o1
Agticutt tut Rescarch nd Edu&tion
i
Chhdnisgarh
tt
.|;;:ll ::li neS"*"t
7r, lirirlriirrevised
, New Dehi has recently forrnulated ancl Session-l i tssues and strategies related to
the ICAR N4odel Acl20og for Agricultural
agricultural education
lt :iti:): ,
!',r ',rr Universities nlnda Thsaclnoionyprovidesautonomy
|1-'l'l:' ,n6 good governance but unforrrity across country in
;i
lr
i
I
i
'
'
Chairman :
KL,rnu,
terms ot sy abus, act viiies, e\amrnation and adm ssion Co,Chairman : Vice Chance tor. V vekanand Techni.a
systems. Severa ofthe states have adopted this model
Uni.. tshiai. Dr. B_C_Mat prabtens in
ac.anonan/arei t^e procecs '''nyberievet_ati_e
.a
quarir\ adLc,t,on
adoptonofacommonact wll helpin mproving
throughout country.
;;";;";ioinn
on,n" ourvarue
sysrern
and strare.es
SAUS
und,i"h
adao,*"".".
*o t t"r,
"t""* aLve. ^or-a' il becones.lon-e{po
vroe_., no^-ds rir'nd.o.r'
- rno -on-ooar"r,ir" w"
'a\e lo lra slorn the o.der in s-ch a manner inat he
people'. 'il L.ei- oaci..equ enent o .. ano h 'la-
overcome
K"vsp"uk"r :Dr'
Arvrnd Kumar' DDG Education
lcAR- Qualiu education in state
AattculLdat Uni\ ersiesr /ssues dro
heritage, we haveto
+
I
L
DDG (Education) tCAR, Dr. Arvind
ao.dntage so
dignity, make conslstent progress and live in
at
pe""".
srlralegi6!
":
Tnis ses< o- Ta n y [oc-<ed
')T' e edu.dt o- ro nael
o- t ,o i,t po4a, . i,s-ec
.he deTa-dc of
rl-
a .a'ion ano
Need for strengthening in the course ' Dr' Arv nd
w" ])
KumarDDG Educat on qave the key note address on '
haveanirnporiantroetopayinthismisson.
lcAR_oualily educat
on n state Aqric'
l'Jniversit
es:
am hopeful that the de iberat ons n the workshop
lssues and skateg es' He emphasized on need for
wil culminale ntherecommendaiionthatwilprovetobe
fo'-ity and proper mplementai on of the education
uselul lor the planners, aclm nistraiors, researchera
'n
"nd
deve]opmentagencies,programsacrossstatesneedofmor6nllmher.f
felowshps and programs to attract most of the rural
Thankyoual forgiving meth s opporiun ty.
students and streamlning of individua courses being
__---rar}(-run by different SAU. He identified the emerging needs of
proceedings ofthe Brain storming
workshop
on "Emerging lssues of Agricultural
Research and Education in chhattisgarh"
the education are as blend ncl of know edqe' skils and
prov
iin
n aou(at'o. .o ured.e _oo
ders rather than seekers, HR neecls to meet the
ar.it-des
orotessiona
present demands or the country, and attract ng the best
cllture education. He further enrphas zed
thal, the agrculture edLtcaton mustbe ntunetomeet
bra n for agr
Venue: Vivekanand Hal! and Seminar Halls of
College of Agriculture, lndira Gandhi Krishi
Vishwavidyalaya,
29' September,
,
.
Raipur
2OlO
lnauguralsession
The inauguratjon of
ihe future requ rements of the siales and country as a
whoe must be sustainable couped with
econom c
v ab lity,lvelihood security, sk llsorlented educatron etc.
including the lT and comrnunicatons. He ralsed the
issuesofpubljcfunding insuffcrenifaciiiies,increasing
Brain Stormrng
Workshop inbreeding, and establishing new instjtutions without
on "Emerging lssues of Agricutural Research
and
matching facilties. ln ihrs direciion ICAR is supportng
Educat on in Chhatt sgarh"was heid on 29'
Septemberat with profess onal and financial support but he has a so
Vivekanand Hall, Colege ofAgricuture, lndracandh narrated numberofquality assurances iaken by ICAR
Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur. Hs Excelency The ike accreditation, review of
course curnculum
Governor of Chhattisgarh, Shr Shekhar Dutt, LA.S. was mprovement
of facLrtty and infrastructure , adm ssion
chief guest. Secretary DARE & D.G, ICAR Dr S policythroughA
llndia teve competitionsetc
Ayyappan was specia guest and the chairman was
He also emphasized that unversties should take
IVin ster of Aqricu ture, Govi. of Chhaitisgarh, Shri
benefts ftom ihe programs rke N che area ot excet eni
chandrashekhar sahu. sh P Joy oommen, lAS, chief
incorporating the latest technotogies, modern zation for
secretary, Govt. of cG attend ed the fu nction as s pecia
pa
the farm facil
pract
guest.
t es
for
m
rting
ca
ed
u
cation
th ro ug
h,
t"rcn(lations of Bruilt Stomi g Workshop oi
bural ReseLrch a d Etllrcation i Chlurttisgafi
Proceedings
.lgtic
a d Re.o
E
ergi g
Issues
ol
/i
t. ) ,it
|,:ti
' ,ttt;.'
.t ::,it:.,tt 't)
it ,t:)il
I,.
I r;r_.r
r
exchange regional sports complex, students counsel ng
tutoralsforSCandST students
He has aLso addressed speclfic ssues related with
IGKV, Raipur as; need of reorienlaiion of agriculture
educatlon according to present scenario ofthe country
and word, pursuing more fund from state and at the
same t me to reduce the dependabilty on this aspect,
nterfaces establshrnent wilh CAR, SAUs and
government, d iscou rag ing inbreedlng, and
of IJG students, and
accreditation forthe Unlvers
tY.
The second presentation was made by Shri Iv.
K.Raut, Secretary Higher education Govt of CG. He
has given the scenario of the higher educalion in the
state of CG. He opined that the importance of higher
rir r,r
I,iii,iil
Dr. M. Osman, Prlncipal Scientist, CRfDAl.
Hydrabad emphasized on water scarcity and ihe needrlr'1ll
for rolatonal use for water productivity of crops in ii
rainfed agricuture. He stressed on convergence of I
schemes and consortium approval to rneet the
challenges of rainfed agriculture. He also suggested
that crop management strategies needs io be worked
oui fo r extreme eve nts and drouoht conditions There s
need of good land use planning use of remote sensing
and GlS, soi fertlity enhancement throLrgh biomass
production and recyclng, alternate and use system'
farm mechanizat on blending of trad tional knowledge
with modern science for enchasing productivlly of
rainfedagriculture.
its
specia izat on as compared to the
school education whlch has only limited previews wlth a
boundary. The low GER (Gross enrolment raiio of 8.5
education lies n
as compared to naton of 12.5
and
in
developed
countries s 35 %. He has also pointed out about the
slatusofteachers recruitmentto be be ow sat sfactory.
The lhird speaker was Dr. B.C. l\,4a1 who
emphasized on problems in qua ity education
background, less
iob opportunities, ess
as urban
research
findings, harderlobs, and ack of qualityteachers
Dr. U K.l\,4lshra, Dl, IGKV, Ralpur addressed the
problems re ated to the examinaton system and aLso
suggested remed es by way of mprov ng the facilties
incudng the man power. Dr. O. P Kashyap, Dean,
COA. Raipur has addressed issues related to
implementallon of ICAR policies in CG. He has
enphaslzed on e earning and Wl-Fi iaci ity .The last
speaker was DR.B.R.Chandrawansh, shared his past
experiences on agriculiural edLlcation for future
development.
Session-ll
Dr. A.K. Singh, l\,4anaging D rector, CG State
Forest Produce delivered his lecture on
management of medlcinal plants/foresl/non_wood
forest prodlct (NWFP) and organic agTculture. He
poinled oui that proper marketing support is absolLltely
I\,4lnor
necessary to the farmers growing medicinal pLants and
Tesearch on suitab
e varieties and proper cultvation
techniques need 10 be deve oped for medlcnal plants
and extens on aclivities shou d be carried out and ln
non forest areas. There is need of organic cedifcation
:
lssues and Strategies Related to
Natural Reassume Management
Dr. T.K. Adhay, Director, CRRI
Chairman :
co-chairman
:
of forest/NwFP He stated thai lradtional crops lke
kodo, kutkl, ragi etc have good potenlial for organc
productions. He stressed that theie s good potential of
Shrl C.L. Jain. Director. SAN4ETI, and
herbal produce based lndustry in Chhattlsgarh. This is
also a strong need to proTnote organ c production and
Govi. ofChhattisgarh
certficallon
Cuttack.
-
ll, fve speakers delivered thelr
lectures on related aspects of issLles and strateg es
Ln Session
related to natura Resurne N4anagemeni.
iir
:t:i,itt::):iittl
,l
and experienual learnlng. Some more new initiatlves
taken in this direction includes e earning, faculty
:|iIIirrI
of
agrlcuLtura, horticultural and forest
produce in ChhatUsgarh.
Mr. Bakshi from Chhatlisgarh N4edicinal Board'
Summarzed hls talk on slrstainab e management of
tii:itl
ltii:1 r
iiti iit ',.t tttti,i
t.
Prcceedi gs
a
d Recoht
lr"llii6drcnal and aromatic Plants. He h ghlighted the
#lrll; efforts of medic na Board for sustainab e management
"''r',ri'":r oi ,Ot". He mentoned the sirateg es for selected
:
it:.1
s pecies of l\4APs for sustainable
rn a n
o1
Bruh Ston'tine Wo*shop
'endanonsAgri&ltural
zone and 45aA area in CG s under iow pH range. Zn
deficiency is common in state. Soil erosion is another
problem n the state and aboutthree thousand metr c ton
so I is eroded per year. Look ng to th s for sustalnable
deve opment, watershed management is very important
for the state. He stated the need for promoton of
integrated Farming System approach for suslainable
development of agr culture sector. He a so stressed that
MNREGAshould also be made watershed devetopment
Dr. A S.R.A.S. Sastri, Prof.
& Head, Deptt. of
Agro metrology emphasrzed that global warm ng s not
uniform through out the gobe and there is reglonal
variations clobal Warming in lndia started n 1970,
onwards. He stated that due to global warming there are
onal changes s ra nfall in drfferent continent,
countries and regions of the globes. la Cc in 1970
reg
onwords, the droughl situation and extreme events oi
rarnfallare increasrng. Onsetofmansoon in ihe CG has
advanced by one week There is also need to establish
the c irnate change Resource Centers
rn
the State.
The Cha rman Concluded the session wth fotlowino
Co-Chairman
KeySpeaker
:
:
ta c rop i m p ra ve me nt i n C h h att i sg a rh
Thls sess on cha red by Dr.A.R. Pathak, Hon'ble
VC., NavsariAgricu tural llniversity, Navsari (Gul.) ancl
Co-chaired by Prof. l\,4.M. Hambarde, D.G., CGCOST,
Raipur (C.G.).
The Keynote address was given by Dr. [,4.p
Pandey, Hon'ble V C., GKV., Raipur. He presented the
issues and strategles for crop lmprovement in C G He
raised the ssues for crop irnprovement wh ch includecl:
lity of gemrplasm of dfferent crops, their
availab
c'ra'acter.zarion. fac lilies reoJi ed or prooer c.,een'^g
of gerrrplasrn and segregaling materra , creation of
addtiona variabilty, genetc erosion, and regiona
cl matic change. He also discussed the various research
strategies ior genet
3.
4.
5.
c mprovement oivar
ous crops like;
ihe crop genetc base, plant ideotype
concept, exploitaton of Here rosn and use of
broadening
b otechno ogy
a s
frontier too forcrop breeding.
Dr. R.L. Pandey. Ex Dean, Colege of
Agriculiura , Ra pur d scussed aboui the issues and
sirategies related to irnprovement of pulses n state. The
issues he discussed as general and crop specfic for
various crops like Pigenoper, Chck pea, Fetd pea,
leantil, grass pea, mungbean and Urid been. He a so
emphasized that work shou d be done on Horse gram
and Cowpea.
Dr. K.N/]. Hegde, Prolect Director DOR, gave
Natural resources cannot be taken into isolation but
Underground water potent al need to be uiilized in
of ssues and strategies forojlseeds in C.G. He
emphasrzed for a set up of fertilizer use, soi and crop
management, need based plant protection and
CG,
promoiing diversified uses
crop, soil and water needs to be taken up together.
2.
Chancelor ,Gujarat Agric Uni,
NAVASARI, Dr.A.R pathak,
D rectorCRR|, Cuitack Dr.T.K.Adhya
ViceChancelor,lGKVRaipur,Dr.M.p
Pandey- /ssues and strategies related
pornts:
1.
i
Chairman : Vce
need 10 deve op strategy in this regard. ln Chhattisgarh,
n different agro climate
eryihs Issues ol
Chhattisg.th
improvement
availab lity of waler is decreasing day by day and there is
vary ng so I types are found
It
Session-lll I lssues and strategies related to crop
agement.
Shr C.L. Jain, Director, SAI\4ETt Govt ofCG
stressed the need of diversifcation of crops and
d versification of varieties. He pointed out that
on
Res.arch dn.l Etlucotion
Watershed management is lmportantforlhe siate
Socra invo vementand giving due rightstothetribal
people can pare the whyforth s deve opment.
There is need to have concerted efforts for overall
managemenl ofnatural resources in CG.
Th s Session ended wiih write ofthanks to the
chak.
account
Dr. IV.N. Shrivastava, ret
red Director Research.
IGKV.- Ralpur discussed aboutthe strengths and lacuma
of Coordinated system and various lapse at state and
nalion leve . The faiu e of Hlbrio e/lension i4 nce was
a so d scussed by hlm.The
fifth and last lecture of the
given
sesslon was
by the Co-cha rman prof. Hambarde,
DG, CGCOST, Rapur. He
d
scussed th-A
roe
of
stumtitry
Pfl.c?,1iar\ a ,t R!,ott,1tr d'ttio^ ot Btltitt
hhmi'uth
i
t
tti"n
Ld
,'ttt
tit,i,,'i,,':,i i,:.""'',t,
ttn 'hof n f"rcrliry l$ue' nf
The session was completed wlth concluding
He
remarks of Chairman Dr' Gautam KaLloo'
and
speakers
appreciated the nice presentation of
promoung prolects in agricultural He
on Socio_
suggested that projects can be submitted
CGCOST
in
was summed
Economic uplifimenl of poor' The sesslon
upwlth the remarks ofChairman and Co_Chairman
Session-lv
Chairman
and
improvement in field
supplemenled following issues for
as basic
Hofticulture teaching and research
quality
ieaching in
infrastruciure should be healthy for
of
Strategies Related
I
Issues
:
to Horticulture CroPs
Dr. G. Kalloo, Vice chancellor,
multlpl-o disease/
horticulture, need for development of
varieties of horticLlltural crops basic
pest resislant
and use of
research in nulriilon of horticulture crops
qrowth regulaiors, slressed root stock breeding for
JNK\\''
JabaLPur
"maintaining
Co'Chairma: Dr. H.P'Singh, DDG' Horlicutture'
ICAR. NewDeLhi
ln keynote address Dr' H'P' Singh' DDG'
research and
hoiricuLture covered every aspect of
education on Horiicllltural crops' He e!aborately
thai
presented research achievements and informed
about'1 600 varielies of
vaious HorilcLrltural crops were
Horticultural
un formity in grafted plants of
iechnoloqies
crops need of developing varieUes and
ofdeveloping
need
according 10 clmatic changes, and
Kendras as scLon
Vlgyan
mother orchards by Krlshi
qllalily
bank, breeding for a biotic stress and
use of sell
lmprovement in HortlcuLtural crops
seed
incompatibilty and mai sterillty for hybrid
new technology
already reLeasecl. He also hlghlighted
in lndla and
required for Horticultural development
padicularly Chhaltisgarh He stressed on development
biotic slress' varietal
of varieiies against a biotic and
iuber crops for
development ln spices, plantation and
prodLlclion of
clifferent purposes, advancement in
high
qualiiy pLanting rnaterial of hodicultural crops'
planting ancl meadow orcharding for higher
meadow
production of Horticultural crops, suggesled
of old
orchardinq for hlgher productivity' reiuvenation
orchald, utillzalion of wasieland ihrouqh
and senile
organiciarming of H orticu ltura I crops
session-V : Plenalysession
Chairman : Shr Shivraj Singh' Dy
sprinkler
management, micro-irrigation clrip and micro
nursery for off
system, esiablishment of high- tech
outp Llt pre and
'
season crop, preclsionfarming for better
on
leaodll
\
a'
ano
posLLarvesl nanoga-re_'
technology
He also emphasized on use of hlgh
staled thal
viz. tissrle cullure and nano iechnology' He
uiilized and
future strategy should make use of under
n
vege ao'e r'_its a_o i'owe s' npeor_g
in-e,p'o.led
lv
Tr'd .he pre,enrcllraloloolca cha'oes'
Shri Narayah Bhai Chawda shared
experiences
of
his
various crops under Chhatlisqarh
of dlsease
conditions He emphasized for development
Grafting in
res stant varieties with yield advantages'
against varlous
cLlcuTbits is an ideal tool for protecilon
gourd
boille
diseases. Grafling of watermelon on
varieUes
resLrlted in 95% success' He showed
as Guava'
cleveloped under VNR foundation such
Chairman'
of
Staie Planning Commission' Govt'
Chhattisgarh'
density
production and procluctlvity, lntegrated nutrient
'
Co-Chairman
:
Shri D'S' Mishra' Prl' Secretary
&
Agricullure Production Commlssio_
ner. Govt.
ofCG,
Singh'
The session was chalred by ShriShivrai
commlssion Govt of
Deputy Chalrman State plannlng
Shri D'S' Nilishtra Agri Production
Chhatiisgarh.
Commissioner, C.G. was co_chairman'
chancellors
Chairman requested to allthe Vice_
General ICAR' New Delhi to
present and Director
and research'
expTess their views on qualliy education
qLraLity improvernent
DG, ICAR expressed hls view that
is
is a conunuous process' New green revolLltion
e/oec.eo l.or1 aasler_ pa1 or Ihe co-_Ir) 'e'
Was' Be'od'
Cnhanlsqa'h. Oassa. ,,larrqa_d a'o
held at iGKV'
Further. four such workshops shaLl io be
to flnalize the
Raipur within short perlod of six months
lnvestmeni in
map forgreen revolution in the State'
road
more
papaya, chiLliand Binlaland suggested to deveLop
particularLy againsireslstance to diseases
Io'\'a'ds
Aor,1 Edu ar.on ano Re,ea-(n co_'rlbules
or
o a'ldb'rltv gooo
oloao",n,. ." enoh,s zed ha'
and
qualrty seed, waler and nutrienl managemeni
global warming are the
e iminaling adverse effects of
and pests.
majorthrusl areas to recelve prior ty'
stablevariety
.,,,t, . ..:.. ,
Ptur'.edilEs
.,', .,.; ; .
a d Recomne tatio t ofBtain Storhi gt brkshotl on Eneryinglss es of
Agtitult tdl Reseafth and Eturution in Chhatthgarh
DG a so invited views from the house. Dr. A.
R.
I ti,Pathak Vice-chancellor Navari. Agri llniversity, cujaral
. was of the vew that Aqrl Research and educaiion is Research
strenglhened in Gujarat by providing adequate funds by
StateGovt.ln Chhatusgarh, Dabriand wate r d istribution
policy needs attention. The Director Genera
I
aooealed
to the cc state covt. to provide more funds to chv.
Dr
rK
Adhya, Drecto,,
cRR,
Newgreen revolution is expected from the eastern
part of the country l'e' chhattisgarh, orssa,
J^hath:n9, west Bengal and eastern l]ttar
curtack ;';T::i"l::lil:i::"","?j;;::,'ffJ?'H""1:
enphas /ed rhar . ce oroou^ti\rty lhoJlo oe nade nor.
remunerative by intesratins rab crops cha rman oi
session declaredthatone ICAR. lnstrtlrte on B ot csiress
the
I\,4anagement has been sanctioned for Chhattisgarh, As
soon as the land a location and oiher formalilies are
comp eted the said lnsttuie wil come into exstence.
Director, Orlseeds CAR, Dr. D.Nl Hagede emphasized
on integrated farming system for overall prosperity of
farmers, andto make agriculture more sustainabe-Dr. 2.
S. Ayyappan, D.G., lcAR, expressed satisfacton over
the progress made by GKV Raipur which rs at present
ranked
RECOMMENDATIONS
ranked
was
among the SAUS as compared io 26i
when itcarne nto existence in 1987. The DG. lcAR
arso or the v ew rhat so many Agricurture/Horricu
6r"
rure/
Agril. Engineer ng colleges affil ated to lcKV are n
operation in the Stale of Chhattisgarh. The ICAR s
keep ng a strict vlgil on the performance of these
colleges. f ths experment succeeds, the ICAR may
in
need
that qualiiy of education n prvate colleges need to be
^
J.
mon itored crit cally.
consider permitt ng otherstates toopen such colleges
the private sector. DDG. Education expressed the
lH[:i';J:J;;r::: ii]
ll|i
i,]ii,:, Tilili:i
on
improvement,
iteXVl
"rop
hortjc!lture, natural resource management and
Vishwavidya aya
anlmal husbandry and fishery s required wth n a
short period ofsix months The IGKV shou d bring
out four approach papers for l2'h plan preparation
from these wo rksho ps.
]n several ofthe crops, the productvity evels in
state are beow natonal average' lt s required to
prepare sirateg c plan for attaining this average
during
l2
screen
n9 0f the most appropriale practces/
:1::ffi1::
plan period. Research on dentifrcation/
T,[I :J:[::jjT'H,':'?:""T ;"j
country stroutA be hken up n association with the
state department of Agrculture.
Agricultural
Un versity and Department of Agriculture need to
eir inkagesforlhispurposeas
no agency in isolation can sove the emerglng
lssues of and degradat on, c lmate change'
increasing popr'r aton andfooddemand
Research and techno ogy transfer of nteqrated
fu
rther strengthen
th
sinsh :"jff:,:ff[ff:fl:i1Ti"::i,.#Ifiilf,:]
charman or the session, Dr shivrar
ernphaszed that annual growth ln agrcuture is
comparatively low as compared to industries. lt is mosfly
need
undeT
assured irrigation. GDP of the state is increasinq and at
present and stale s ranked first with DGP of more than
dependenl on Monsoon in Chhaitisgarh- There is
hortculture and anima husbandry, needs to be
given very high priority in the siale. The agriculture
and animal husbandry shou d go hand in hand.
to take-up more poects to bring more area
Good agrcLllture wil provde reqlired feed and
fodder for the anirnals, which wlll jn turn provide
11%. lnspiteofthis,alot stobedoneforcommonman.
poor quariry or education at schoo ever must
susta nable agricuture' There is need to idenlify
be
mproved. C.G. hasvastpotenUa
asgood&vasthuman
resource isavailable butnoi properly uiilzed. properuse
of naiural resources, water shed are important for
4.
rura
remark
staie
government must work together for socio-econom c
development of farmers and qualty education 'n the 5'
Stat-.
development. Lastly, the session ended wilh the
that in order to prepare road map ICAR, IGKV and
ncome and employmeni and manure for
;:lJ::J""[X,:?kJl,jiy.ffifiilj:i:j:
gradualadoptionoforganlctarmingpractlces.
Research on clmate resilent agrjc!lture involv ng
efftcient and proper Lrse qenotvpes and oi water
and nutrient managementand elmlnating adverse
effects of globa warming should be the malor
thrustarea.
AnnualgroMh in agriculture is comparatively low
as compared to industries. Agricultural growth is
Pruceedings
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Atticuhutat Rlseorch atd
Eluutk
ning Workshop on Ehetgi g Istues
addition whlch does not require as much water agri,'ri
is required for raising,triops) and needs strategic l''
mostly dependent on monsoon in ChhatUsgarh.
There,s need to take-up more number of smaller
projects
to bring more area
planning. EntrepreneLlrship development
under assured
Large quanliiies of
produces
state
wh
ch ls marketed in
in the
forest
raw form. Further, large quanlilies of rice and
toma.oe< a-e aldiab.. i- rhe ceaso.. TLere S
need of exploring possibiities of processing such
comrrodlty through rural commun ties in order to
provide emp oyment and lncome opporiun ties ln
lhevlllage iiself. There is need to plan a strategyso
that round the year activities are avaiable and the
rura people is fu ly occupled on thelrfields so that
Chhatt sgarh cou d absorb Chhattisgarh abor
in this endeavor. There are
shed are mportanl for rural development. Farm
pond technology and water distribution policy
needs special ailenlion. Comprehensive planning
is required for water budgeting, consumption, and
allocation to different sectors. Planning within
field crops,
agriculture sector for a location
to
horiiculture and fisher es is required
Precision fa rming developmentfor conservauon of
producUon lnputs and irrigaiing or ferlilizlng only
the rootzone as has already been done in lsrael, is
requjred. There is need to pan for adoplion of
prec s on farming system by small and marginal
'11
farmers as well. There ls need for proper planning
n orderto large scale adoplion of precislon farming
tools like dr p or sprlnkler in place off ood irrigation
systems common with tubewells/canal irrigauon.
There is need todevelopspecificland trse plans as
per the capacity of land for different farming
stuations to ensure that no land s Left unused.
i.
thisdlrecton.
Much
g
precious germpasm. There s urgent need to
characlerize the germplasrn for various lraits of
importance. Establ shment of modern laboralorles
and infrastructure needs special atientlon.
There a'e sev.-ol c'ops l.\e
12.
as relay crops on reslduaL soil molsture and
nutrienls lmprovements in th s s!'stem s
immedlately required.
lncreasing employmeni and income from land to
the 73 % ruralpopulation ofthe staie s an lssue of
discLrssion and framing out suitab e plans. Br nging
fallow lands under cultivation through appropriate
technolog es and strategies has great potential in
address ng the migraUon or rural population from
the slate. There is conslderable land left fallow
even n kharifseason n the state oravailable and
ls put to inappropriaie use(s). Suitable plans need
to be developed for utiLlzation of ralnfed fallows ln
13.
10
Strategies neeclto work outfor increas ng area under
pu ses and oilseeds and increasing their productivity
and profitabiliiy through geneiic
improvement'
cropplng systems and intercropping models
14. Soybean is one ofthe most mportanl crop forthe
state and our average yield is above the nat onal
average. Further improvement in soybean yeld
and soybean based syslem ln the state needs
specialfocus.
15. Fert lizerapplication rates areverylow in the state
Strategies for promotion of balanced and
integrated fertilizer use is required. Further, how
the state will respond to nutrent based subsidies
forinput manaqement needs attention.
16. Ensurng ava labillty of good qualily seed needs
serious altention. Hybrld seed research and
development n potential crops like rice, wheai,
malze, pigeon pea, sunflowet, caster elc, required
special thrust special program ior fodder seed
otheralLled enterprises.
The other option, whlch is not yet explored for
addressing the ssue of ternporary migration, is
secondary agricuLtule ( processing and value
ets. L-be-.'iqer
of trlbal peope. Special efforts are required
increase their prod uctiviiy a nd proiitab lty
agriculture, horticuture, anirna husbandry or
10
ri
and horse gram whlch are live ihood support crops
reater attention and efforts should be made
to increase the cropplng lntensity ofthe stale from
the existing 134%. The rabicrops are mostly grown
l.
ln order to ensure continuous progress and growth
in agrlculture in the state, it s required to plan and
work for aitaining exce lence in areas of strategic
advantage Rice and lathyrus germplasms, and
crop biodiversity is among special areas for lhe
slate. There is need to deve op suitab e varieties
for dlfferent biotic and ab ot c slresses from these
There is a need and scopeofcrop diversifcation in
the state for the cultvation of med cina and
aromatic p ants and floriculture. Land use pLanning
ls required ai dlstrict, block and v llage levels. The
marginal lands should be used for plantation and
medicinal crops. Applicaiion of ICT n the form of
GIS and .emote senslng needs special attent on in
and
institutionalizat on of rural community is essential
irr galion. Proper use of naturaL resources, water
.
of
i,l Chhdttisgath
prodLrction is also required.
17.
Theproductionplanningshould beintunewiththe
na'.etoenono. I\,4a-\e. in.aqe and process:ng s
_,i
Pruceedi gs dnd Recohthte danoks of
Btiitl Stt,i'litlg fibrkshop on l:"rcrsi s tssue! of
.lgricklturul Res.arch and Elucitio i Chhnuisgath
requ red to make farming as hlghly remlnerative
18. lncreased focus on research on
secondary
agr culturet food processing, value addit on, food
safety and iood qua liy is required.
Education
1.
There s reducng interest of youngsters rn
agrculture educaton. Their jnterest needs
rejuvenat on to take up agriculture as profession,
business and way of earning decent live ihood.
There is need to formu ate new policyto attract and
retain the br ght bra
n for
agricu tura
education and research. Felowships for h gher
2
3.
4.
5
6.
7.
8.
education shou d be increased.
Gross enrolment rate n agriculture s 11 % n the
colrntry and governmeni of lndia s targeting it to
increase up io 15%. The overall cER in state s
only 8.5% as compared to nat onalcER of 12.5%.
What percentage of it (GER) comes from rural
background and how to further increase it for
agr cult!re in th s state. The 73% of the population
n the state is rural and we need to brno more
youngsters from rura background in agricutural
education having good understanding of rural
problems. lt s required to fnd out ways /
mechanisms for attracting youngsiers from rural
background n agr cultura educat on.
The nat onalaverage ofgir students in agriculture
is 36% and in Chhattisgarh also it rs now 36%.
There s need to plan and dentify areas where this
trained women fotce can be uii ized because most
ofthe work ofagr culture is done bywomen.
9,
development
in
can ta(e
agri.ullJre as b-<nes,, ts d new
-p
agr cuiture grad,,rate so that they
possibility n view ofthe recent aggressive acUon of
prlvate sector n PPPmode.
ln order to have quality educal on and exce lence
agricu ture scjences, accred taiion of the
university and its consiiiuent and affliated colleges
musi be a regu arfeature, NET should be observed
as essenta qua ifcation for the recruitment of
teachers, inbreed ng in the student enrolrnent and
facu lty recru itment should bed scouraged.
10. There is lack of even the m n mum strength of
faculty in certain d scip ines/facu ty and this should
befulf lled by appointments.
n
11. There is a need to design and re-orient
the
agricuture educaton systenr which should meet
the expectat ons oi the stakeho ders' and
requirementofthe end users. Ltshoutd be tuned to
meet ihe changing requirements of the state and
the country like changing needs of the food and
food habits, requirement and development of
tech nolog ies, globalization, IPR regime,
participalion of private and publc sectors for the
development of demand driven va ue chains and
agri business concept, food processing, value
addrtion, food safety, food qua ty. The agricultLrre
education system requ res an appropriate blend of
knowledge, skil and attitude. lt should be more
practica and ski I orienled educat on- e-
students are not shy of beng in agriculture
educaton but they can put ihemselves wth
^oa'ioe ce vr'ir- science or 6n9 . eer -g
learn ng/courses including lT and communication.
Siakeholders' (industry business house, farmers)
participation ln education should a so be ensured.
Agricu ture education be ng state subject, there is
a need for uniformity and proper mplementat on of
educat onal program in the ent re country besides
shared academ c regulat on and uniform calendar.
However, the state Government sholld extend
greater financial suppori and attorney to the
graduates.
Agricutural lJniversity for the development of
Bending of knowedge, skllls and attitudes for
entrepreneurship deve opment so that
professionalism is developed and graduates
required infra structu re and essentia I facilities.
become job providers ratherthan seekers.
Human resou rce needs to meet the present demands
There are several Agriculture/Horticulture/AgrL
Eng neering colleges affiliated to GKV n the state. The
ofthecountry.Wel def nedcapacitybuldrng plans
for the faculty is requ red as most of the facu ty
acks in competence n neMemerging areas,
There is a greater need to prepare and produce
Hard-core professionals in the freLd of agr culiure
particularly to uphold the research, knowedge
generation and entrepreneurship development n
different areas of agricu ture. Entrepreneurship
ICAR is keeping a strict v gilon the performance ofthese
colleges and ifth s exper ment succeeds, the ICAR may
consider perm tt ng otherstates to open such co leges in
Brlnging in biotechnology, lnformation techno ogy
and nanotechno ogy into agriculture so that
12
The PPP mode ofhigher agricu tural educat on:
ihe private sector. The mpactofthe modelofpublic and
private col eges in mparUng agricu ture education n the
state of Chhattisgarh should be assessed. Qualty of
education rn prvate coleges need to be non tored
cr ticaly ifth s modelhas to sLjcceed.
Proceedh\4s und Reco tmetldatio sofBrui Storming Wo*rhol' on
AEriculturul Reslat& dtld Eduaiioh in Chhaxisgdrh
Eneryi g
Issues
of
LIST OF DIGNITARIES PARTICIPATED
Shri Shekhar Dutt,, l.A.S Hjs Excellency,
19.
Governor of Chhaltisgarh, Raipur (CG)
Dr. S. Ayyappan. Serretary. Depanment of
Agricultural Research and Education, and
20
Vlce
Direclor General, ICAR, NewDelhi
Shri Chandrashekhar Sahu Minister
of
21.
Shri Shivraj Singh, lAS, Deputy Chairman,
State Planning Commission, Chhattisgarh, 2,
Ralpur
)1
Aqriculiure Produclion Commlssioner, Govt. of
Chhattisgarh,
Raipur
24
ICAR,
75'
B.C. N/al, Vice Chance lor, Vivekanand
AgricultLrral lJniversity, Manipur
Dr. M.N. Shrivastava,
Dr. R.L. Pandey
Prof. M.M. Hambarde,
Dr. M.G. Bhatt
26
ChandManshi,
Central Plantation Crops Research lnstitute,
Kasargod (Kerala)
27.
Dr. B. Singh
PC, AICRP (Vegetables), lndian lnsttutue of
Dr. G. Kalloo
Vegetables Research (ICAR)
JabaLpur
Varanasl(UP)
(lV.P)
2a.
Dr D.N/. Hegde
Dr. J. Jorge,
Director, Dlrectorate of Oilseed Research,
PC,AICRP (TuberCrops), Central Tuber Crops
Research lnstitute, Sreekariyam, Trivendram
Hydrabad (A.P)
(Kerala)
Dr.T.K.Adhya
zs.
Director Centra Rice Research lnstitute,
Cutiack(Orissa)
30.
Shr C.L. Jain
n
& Manag
lor
e
ment,
31
Eastern Region,
Dr. Narayanbhai Chawda
VNR Seeds Pvt Ltd,
Raipur(CG)
32'
Dr. A.K. Singh, MD Chhatt sgarh Minor Forest
produce (T&D)Ltd.
Bhubneshwar(Orissa)
Dr. M.K. Verma,
NearVlP Club Ra pur (CG)
Head, Water Resource Depairment,
NIT Raipur
irector Horticullu re
Govi. of C.G. Raipur
Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Project Director Water
Technoogy Centre
ShriA. Katiyar,lFS,
D
Dr. I\4. Osman
Head, Researoh Coord Ln auo
CRIDA, Hydrabad (A.P.)
Shri K. S.lyangar
Jt, Sec, NCPH, NewDeLhi
Director, SAMETI, Govt ofCG, Ra pur
16.
S.ArulRaj
Ex. Dean,lGKV, Raipur
JNKW
15
Dr.
PC,ALCRP(Palm)
Technica Unlvers ty Bhllal. (C.G.)
ShriM.K. Raut, LAS, Prlncipal Secretary, Higher
Education, Govt. oiChhattisgarh, Raipur
Vice Chancellor,
13.
Central
PC,AICRP (Cashew) Puttur (Karnataka)
NewDe hi
Dr. B.R.
&
Science &Technology, Raipur(C.G.)
Dr. H.P Singh, DDG, Horticuliure,
11
Asam Agricultural universly
Director General, Chhattlsgrh Council of
New Delh
10.
Dr. S.S. Baghel
Ex Dean, IGKV, Ralpur (C.G.)
Dr Arvind Kumar, DDG (Educat on), ICAR,
Dr
Agricultural
Ex Dlrecto r Research.
IGKV, Raipur(C.G.)
Shrl P. Joy Oommen, lAS, Chief Secretary,
&
or, Gujarat
Ex Vice Chancellor
Labour, Govt. of Chhattisgarh
Shri D.S. Mishra, lAS, Pri.Secrertary
Chancel
University, NAVASARI, Gutrat
Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and
Go\,,t. of Chhaitisgarh, Raipur
Shri S. C. Agrawal, Chef ExecLluve Officer,
Chhattisgarh Medicinal Board, Ra pur
DrA.R. Pathak
=<)-a(D<-_
Chiefguest H.E. coverenor ofChhattisgarh and other dignitaries
during inaugural session of the workshop
ChiefGuest and
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