ICS 2021 with Invest India to initiate dialogues on clean energy

The 'International Climate Summit 2021' (ICS 2021), an initiative by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Environment Committee, has partnered with Invest India. It is one of the world's most awarded investment promotion agencies and a co-organiser for the hybrid event scheduled for September 3, 2021. This g...Read more


 SLCM’s AgriSuraksha solution to enable 24x7 monitoring of produce in faraway locations from control center  

Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM) is a global post-harvest agri-logistics group. The company provides services to farmers, processors, millers, traders, importers, exporters, commodity exchanges and the government. Sandeep Sabharwal, CEO, SLCM Group, shares his views on the status of the agri-warehousing indus...Read more


“Ethanol production from agri crops will make farmers and India truly Atmanirbhar”- Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister, Road Transport & Highways  

The Government of India has proposed a target of 20 per cent blending of ethanol in petrol and 5 per cent blending of biodiesel in diesel by 2030 and introduced multiple initiatives to increase indigenous production of biofuels. The promotion of E20 fuel is part of the country’s plans to cut its oil imports ...Read more


“Mandatory ethanol blend in fuel will immediately reduce India’s oil import bill & GHGs”  

 The Uniao da Industria de Cana-de-Acucar (UNICA) is the leading association for the sugarcane industry in Brazil, representing 50 per cent of all sugarcane production and processing in the country. Its member companies are the top producers of sugar, ethanol, renewable electricity and other sugarcane-derived...Read more


"The advancing of E20 target to FY 2025 has created tremendous ethanol capacity building opportunity"

Praj Industries is India’s most successful company in the field of biofuel and other bio-based technologies that was started as an enterprise under the name of Praj Counsel Tech, three decades ago. Founded in 1983 by Dr Pramod Chaudhari and made public in 1994, Praj Industries has an influence on five contin...Read more


FASC, Amritsar meets basmati growers over pesticide use, exports

FASC Amritsar recently organised an interaction with basmati growers in the village Madhu Chhanga to minimise the pesticide residues and for enhancing its export. 63 basmati growers participated.    Dr Rajiv Siwach, Chief GM, NABARD Regional Office, Punjab and Chandigarh UT was the chief guest of the o...Read more


ICAR organises workshop on nano sensors in soil irrigation

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh recently organised a virtual launching workshop of ICAR-NASF Funded Project- 'Development of Nano Sensor and its Application through Cloud-Based Network for Real-Time Irrigation to Soil and Plant.'The Chief Guest, Dr Suresh Kumar Chaudhari, Deputy D...Read more


Bayer selects 100 youth leaders from around the world for 5th biennial Youth Ag Summit

100 delegates from more than 40 different countries will make up Bayer’s 2021 Youth Ag Summit cohort this November. The global forum and biennially organized conference selected young leaders between the ages of 18 and 25 with a passion for sustainable global agriculture for the opportunity to learn and coll...Read more


ICAR-NAARM organise virtual training programme on IPR

ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad recently organised a three-day virtual training programme on 'Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Commercialisation for the Faculties of Kamdhenu University.' The main objective of the programme was to create a complete ecosystem ...Read more


Experts bat for policy intervention to promote millet cultivation

Apex industry body ASSOCHAM hosted a Virtual Session on Millets 2021: Status & Way Forward to the status, challenges and way forward of the millet industry in India. The discussions invited views on policy interventions required to promote the production of millets crops in India and increasing its area under ...Read more


WBF summit discusses ways to prevent leatherjacket infestations

The World Bioprotection Forum (WBF) recently organised a summit to focus on the use of cultural, physical and mechanical techniques, bioprotectants (formerly known as biopesticides), and chemicals, to manage leatherjacket infestations in the golf/sports turf and amenity sector.   Leatherjacket larvae are ca...Read more


CropLife India, Dept of Agriculture, Govt of Maharashtra, organise prog for medical fraternity on agrochem

CropLife India, an association of 15 R&D driven crop science companies, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Government of Maharashtra, organised a Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme for the doctors. The programme aimed to disseminate the information to the doctors and reorienting the...Read more