Monday, November 9, 2009

Training on quality production of bio-agents and usage in the fields organised

Dr Dr BK Tyagi gives away certificates to the participants at the closing fucntion of training cum demonstration programme on “Quality control and use of bio-agents” at Institute of Agricultural Science, Banaras Hindu University in Varanaasi on November 8, 2009.
Bottom: Dr Dr BK Tyagi addresses the closing function.
Varanasi, November 8, 2009:
A three-day training cum demonstration programme on “Quality control and use of bio-agents” was organsied at the conference hall of the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University from November 6 to 8.

The program was aimed at providing training to the officials of the Uttar Pradesh State Department of Agriculture for improving their working skill, knowledge and efficiency on different kinds of bio-agents being produced and sold in the market so that only safe and efficient commercial products could reach the farmers.

Adesh Kumar Vishnoi, Joint Director Agriculture and Director, Macromode of Agriculture Project, Government of UP inaugurated the training programme on November 6. Dr DD Shukla, former scientist, CSIRO, Australia was present as guest of honour. Prof Shiv Raj Singh, Director, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Prof Ramesh Chand and Prof H B Singh, Coordinator, Macromode Project attended the inaugural ceremony.

On the second day, eminent scientists of the Institute of Agricultural Sciences Prof HB Singh, Prof Asha Sinha, Prof Paras Nath and Prof PS Singh introduced the officials with the trends in the quality control of Trichoderma, Beauveria, Bacillus, Pseudomonas and nematode bio-agents products.

Dr BK Tyagi, former Director presided over the valedictory function. Prof SR Singh, Director of Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU was the guest of honour. On the occasion chief guest Dr Tyagi explained how training on the quality-based production of Trichoderma and other bio-agents were important for the officials, who had been regularly monitoring the commercial product in the benefit of farmers.

Prof. K.P. Singh, and Prof. VB Chauhan, Dr. B. K. Sarma, Dr. DP Singh, Sr. Scientist, NBAIM, Mau and Prof. HB Singh co-coordinator Macromode Project in BHU were present at the closing function.
Source: PPP Cell-BHU

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