“Science Conclave and Agro-Tech Expo 2023” was organized throughout 15-16 March 2023 at Gurugram College, Haryana. This was a singular program introduced the viewers from totally different strata of society. Scientists, academicians, college students, farmers, entrepreneurs and expertise builders actively participated on this science conclave. Gurugram College in collaboration with CSIR-Nationwide Institute of Science Communication & Coverage Analysis (CSIR-NIScPR), New Delhi and the Division of Science & Expertise, Haryana organized this very helpful occasion. The Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) got here ahead because the information companions of this program. The purpose of this program was to introduce farmers and college students to CSIR applied sciences for livelihood technology and sustainable growth in rural areas. The exhibition was formally opened by distinguished visitors to kick off the programme.
Dr. N. Kalaiselvi, Secretary, DSIR, Govt. of India & Director Common, CSIR graced the inaugural session because the chief visitor. Company of honour included Dr. Kailash Chandra Sharma, Vice Chairman, Haryana State Council of Increased Training, Panchkula, Haryana; Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal, Director, CSIR-NIScPR, New Delhi; and Prof. Dinesh Kumar, Program Chairman, Vice Chancellor of Gurugram College.
Whereas addressing the gathering, Dr. Kalaiselvi stated that farmers play a really essential function amidst the laboratory, trade and market. She put emphasis on the analysis and expertise utility/applicability for the widespread man. She appreciated the organisers for roping within the farmers in the course of the occasion. She added that each one the CSIR labs are doing One week One Lab marketing campaign. She motivated the scholars current in the course of the occasion to speak to scientists of the close by CSIR lab, shake palms with them and study many issues in science.
Prof. Dinesh Kumar, Vice Chancellor of Gurugram College, said that this occasion intends to offer an enabling surroundings for interplay amongst stakeholders akin to farmers and college students to make their reference to science and expertise. Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal, Director, CSIR-NIScPR mentioned the aims of CSIR-NIScPR and elaborated the idea and thought behind this Science Conclave & Agro-Tech Expo.
The mentor of Vijnana Bharati Dr. Shankar Rao Tatwawadi and Prof. Kailash Chandra Sharma, Vice Chairman, Haryana State Council of Increased Training, Haryana additionally addressed the viewers.
Within the Agro-Tech Expo, 8 labs of CSIR showcased their applied sciences and merchandise. This expo was the primary attraction for the farmers in addition to college students. The stalls at expo featured a spread of initiatives the place farmers realized about cutting-edge crop varieties, trendy agricultural methods and cutting-edge gear developed in varied CSIR labs.
Technical classes targeted on the Scientist and Farmer interplay, Rural Growth & Atmanirbhar Bharat together with Science Mentalism Present, Science Cartoon Present, Particular lecture on Saur Mandal Ki Sair have been the centre of attraction to the viewers.
CSIR’s well-liked science magazines particularly ‘Science Reporter’ (English) and ‘Vigyan Pragati’ (Hindi) have introduced out particular points on improvements and millet yr. Through the Science Conclave, DG, CSIR Dr. N. Kalaiselvi; VC, Gurugram College Prof. Dinesh Kumar; Director, CSIR-NIScPR Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal, JS, CSIR Dr. Mahendra Gupta and different visitors launched the March 2023 problems with each the science magazines. Editors of those magazines Shri Hasan Jawaid Khan and Dr. Manish Mohan Gore have been additionally current on the event.
Throughout this system, an ‘On the Spot Poster Making Competitors’ on ‘Sustainable Growth’ and the Science Mannequin Exhibition on ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ for college students have been additionally organized. Puppet present was organized each days of the Science Conclave. The puppet skilled Shri Narayan Srivastava exhibited quite a lot of puppet reveals primarily based on totally different tales from every day life. Viewers loved the puppet present so much.
On 16 March, 2023 Dr. Omkar Rai, Govt Chairman, Startup Odisha, and Prof. Asim Ali Khan, Director Common, CCRUM, Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India graced the valedictory session. Greater than a thousand scientists, academicians, farmers, and faculty and school college students from the encompassing districts actively took half within the programme.
(With Inputs from PIB)