National Conference on "Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Resilience & Adaptations for Sustainable Food Security "

20-21 December 2019

National Conference on "Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Resilience & Adaptations for Sustainable Food Security " 20-21 December 2019






Time 10.00 am – 11.30 am 20 December 2019   "Inaugural Session"
Chief Guest Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General, ICAR, New Delhi Yet to be Confirmed
Guest of Honour Dr Anand Kumar Singh, Deputy Director General, Indian Council Of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi-110 001 Yet to be Confirmed
Keynote Speaker I Dr Pramod Aggarwal, Regional Program Leader (South Asia) CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, International Water Management Institute, New Delhi Yet to be Confirmed
Chief Guest Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General, ICAR, New Delhi Yet to be Confirmed
Keynote Speaker II Dr. P K Joshi, Formerly Director International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)-South Asia and National Academy of Agricultural Research Management(NAARM) Yet to be Confirmed
Keynote Speaker I Dr Pramod Aggarwal, Regional Program Leader (South Asia) CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, International Water Management Institute, New Delhi Yet to be Confirmed
Time 11.30 am -12.00 noon   "Tea/ Coffee"

Technical Session-I

Time: 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm "Climate Change and Impacts on Agriculture and Food Security"
Chair Dr N K Tyagi, FINAE, FNAAS, FISAE, Former Member Agricultural Scientists Research Board, ICAR Confirmed
Co Chair: Prof. S. K. Singh, HOD, Department of Environmental Engineering, Delhi Technological University, (DTU) Delhi Confirmed
Title Advantages and disadvantages of Physiological changes in crop plants Confirmed
Lead Speaker I Dr Ishwar Singh, Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Maize Research, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012
Title Dynamic changes in pathogen under climate change scenario on important crops
Lead Speaker II Dr Meena Shekhar, Principal Scientist, ICAR-NBPGR, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110095 Confirmed
Contributory papers Research Scholars from different organizations: Maximum 2
Time: 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm   "Lunch"

Technical Session-II

Time: 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm "Climate Change Coping Resilience through Organic Farming"
Chair Dr H S Gupta, Ex-Director General, BISA, CGIAR Almora Awaited
Co Chair: Dr R C Yadav, Former Head, ICAR Soil and Water Conservation, Research Centre Agra, UP Confirmed
Title Organic Farming: strategy for Sustainable Agriculture Environment
Lead Speaker I Dr S S Chhima, Ex Dean, Guru Kashi University, Sardulgarh Road, Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda (Punjab)-151302 Confirmed
Lead Speaker II Organic Farming : Concept, Prospects and Challenges Dr R C Yadav, Former Head, ICAR Soil and Water Conservation, Research Centre Agra, UP Confirmed
Title Biotechnological approaches to mitigate biotic and abiotic stresses for sustainable food security
Lead Speaker III Dr H S Chawla, Prof, Biotechnology, Dept of Plant breeding, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar Confirmed
Contributory papers Research Scholars from different organizations: Maximum 3
Time: 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm   "Tea/Coffee"

Technical Session-III

Time: 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm "Smart digital farming- use of disruptive technologies for farming"
Chair Shri Anurag Goel, IAS, Former Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt of India Confirmed
Co Chair: Dr Vinay Mahajan, Principal Scientist, ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi Confirmed
Title Opportunities and Challenges of Data mining in Changing Climatic Scenario
Lead Speaker I Dr K P Singh, Principal Scientist, Indian Council of Agriculture Research, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi 110001 Confirmed
Title Bio-Polymers in Food and Fabric-Green Technologies for a Greener World
Lead Speaker II Dr P C Sarkar, Principal, Scientist , C & BP Division ICAR- NINFET, 12 Regent Park Kolkata 700040 Confirmed
Contributory papers Research Scholars from different organizations: Maximum 3

Technical Session-IV

Time: 4.30 pm – 5.15 pm "Poster Presentations "
Chair Dr. S. D. Attri, Dy. Director General, India Meteorological Department, New Delhi Confirmed
Co Chair: Dr. S. K. Tyagi, Former Additional Director, CPCB Delhi Confirmed




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