Events
  1. A 5 days training program entitled “Quality assurance for better productivity” sponsored by National Seed Research and Training Centre, Varanashi was organized in the Department of plant Breeding and Genetics, JNKVV. Jabalpur during 3-7 December 2013. The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Dr. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV Jabalpur and Dr. P. Masilamani, Director, National Seed Research and Training Centre, Varanashi in the presence of Dr. S. S. Tomar, Ex-Director of Research Services, JNKVV, Jabalpur and Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean,, Faculty of Agriculture, Jabalpur. Thirty participants representing the States of Bihar, Chhittisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Manipur and Madhya Pradesh have participated from various agencies of Seed Certification, Seed production, Department of Agriculture, Seed Research and training faculty of Seed Technology.

  1. Review meeting of Crop Improvement Project: On the initiative of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. V.S.Tomar, JNKVV, Jabalpur the crop improvement review meeting was held on 3 – 4 February, 2013 at Directorate of Research Services, JNKVV, Jabalpur. The Hon’ble VC, special invitees experts Dr. S. A.Patil Former Vice Chancellor, UAS Dharwad and Ex Director IARI and Dr. Satyanarayana, Ex Director Extension, ANGRAU along with Dr. S. S. Tomar, Ex-Director of Research Services, Dr. S. K .Rao, Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Instruction, Dr. R. S. Khampariya, Dean College of Agriculture, Dr. D. K. Mishra, Professor and Head, Department of Plant Breeding were present during the meeting. At the outset Director of Research Services welcome Hon’ble Vice Chancellor and experts and other members. Hon’ble V. C. emphasized that holistic approach would be required to tackle biotic and abiotic stresses, resource management, food processing/consumption and other issues related to farmers.

  1. The Advisory Body meeting of Agro-Economic Research Centre, JNKVV was organized on 16th May 2013 under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor. Dr. B. S. Bhandari, Advisor, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, New Delhi and other Members of Advisory Body have attended the meeting.

  2. A workshop on millets production jointly organized by JNAU and Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi was held during May 3-5, 2013 on Coordinated Millet Development Project. About 100 scientists from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Gujrat, Uttrakhand had participated their research and development work. Dr. V.S.Tomar, Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur. Dr. MVC Gowda, Project Coordinator (Small Millets), Bangalore, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Ex-Director Research Services & Organizing Secretary, JNKVV Jabalpur were Prominent among the present participants.

  3. The 18th Annual Group meet of AICRP on Chickpea was organized from 24th – 26th August, 2013 at JNKVV, Jabalpur. Approximately 150 scientists from different SAU’s, ICAR, ICRISAT and ICARDA nominees attended the workshop. In the inaugural function Hon’ble Chief Guest Shri Ishwar Das Rohani ji, Speaker Vidhan Sabha Madhya Pradesh. Chairman Dr. Ramkrishna Kusmaria, Hon’ble Minister Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development Department, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Dr. Swapan Kumar Datta, Hon’ble Deputy Director General (CS), Prof. V.S. Tomar ,Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor JNKVV, Dr. B.B. Singh, ADG (O&P), Dr. N. Nadrajan, Director IIPR, Kanpur, Dr N. P. Singh, PC, AICRP on chickpea, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Ex-Director Research Services, JNKVV, Jabalpur and dignitaries, Dean’s, Directors, distinguished faculty members gave their kind presence & provided valuable guidance. On this occasion RAU Sriganganagar was honored with best centre award of 2012-13. In the workshop the research activities of Rabi 2012-13 was discussed and formulated the technical programme for Rabi 2013-14. Three varieties namely GJG 0809 for NHZ, CSJ 515 for NWPZ, & GLK 28127 for NWPZ have been identified for released by the variety identification committee.

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  1. National Group Meeting (Rabi) of AICRP on Forage Crops have been organized at College of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur during 7-8 Sept. 2013 under joint auspices of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi- Indian Grassland & Forage Research Institute, Jhansi & Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. V. S. Tomar, The Chief Guest of the function was Dr. Swapan Kumar Datta, Deputy Director General (Crop Science) and Guest of Honour was Dr. R. P. Dua, Assistant Director General (FFC), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. More than 150 scientist across the country engaged in forage research were participated in the meeting.

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  1. 5 th Coordination committee Meeting of Network Project on Harvesting, Processing and Value Addition of Natural Resins and Gums : The two day 5th Coordination committee Meeting of Network Project on Harvesting, Processing and Value Addition of Natural Resins and Gums was held at JNKVV on 8th and 9th Oct’2013. The Meeting was inaugurated by the Chief Guest- Dr U Prakasham,Add. Principal Chief conservator of Forests and director,Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur in the presence of Prof KNS Yadav ,Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalaya Jabalpur,Dr R Ramani, Director, Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi, Mr H S Mohanty,Conservator of Forests, Jabalpur and Dr niranjan Prasad, Project Coordinator. Prof V S Tomar Hon’ ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV Chaired the session while Dr S S Tomar, Ex-Director Research Services welcomed the delegates. All the senior officers, Director of Instructions, Director Extension Services and Dean Faculty of Agriculture along with Principal Investigators of Network Centres were present. There were over 88 participants. Dr V P Singh, Regional Director,World Agro-Forestry Centre for South East Asia, New Delhi was the the Chief Guest in the Valedictory Function of the5th CCM on 9th Oct’2013. In the inaugural function three publications (Guggul- a natural oleo-resin;Guggu l-ek parichaya and Guggul –sattat vidhohan aur sanrakshan:ek prayas) and a Guggul Tapping device- Jawahar Guggul Blazer was released by the Chief Guest and Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV. Jabalpur

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8). The Research Review Meeting of All India Coordinated Research Projects, network projects of ICAR, and Government of India sponsored projects has been convened on 12th and 13th May 2014 under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV. Jabalpur Prof. Vijay Singh Tomar. Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. S. K. Rao, Director Research Services, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Extension Services, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Farms, Dr. D. K. Mishra, Dean, College of Agriculture, Jabalpur, Dr. R. V. Singh, and Dean, College of Agriculture, Rewa and Head of Departments were also present on this occasion guidance. Hon’ ble Vice Chancellor appreciated the achievements of Crop Improvement projects, Soybean, Wheat, Chickpea, Sesame, Hybrid Rice program, early maturing maize hybrid developed by Ph.D. student and Nematode project and instructed to the Project Incharges to develop Technical program considering the future challenges in the field of agriculture in different agro climatic conditions, so that farmers of the State may be benefitted with the technologically and economically viable technologies.

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Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. V.S. Tomar, Dr. S.K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agri.,

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Dr. S.S. Tomar, DRS and Dr. P.K. Mishra, DES reviewing the research achievements of AICRPs

Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. V.S. Tomar discussing with HoD Plant Breeding regarding early maturing maize hybrid developed by Ph.D. student, during research review meeting 2014

  • National seminar on Enhancing Agriculture profitability through value addition was organized under joint auspices of Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur and World Bank project on Madhya Pradesh Water Sector Restructuring Project (MPWSRP) during 25-26 July 2014 at College of Agricultural Engineering, Jabalpur. About 135 participants from different States of the Country were arrived to participate in the seminar. Presentation were held on various aspects of Enhancing Agriculture profitability through value addition, protected cultivation, post harvest processing of horticultural crops for value addition, processing of fruits and vegetables for new economical products and storage, packaging and marketing of agricultural and horticultural products were hold. The prominent among the guest and participants were Shri M.M. Upadhayaya, Agriculture Production Commissioner & Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Radhe Shyam Julania, IAS, Principal Secretary, Water Restructure, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Mukesh Chandra Gupta, IAS, Project Director World Bank Project Water Restructure Development Project, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Prof. A. K. Singh, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior, Dr. A. K. Sikka, Deputy Director General (NRM), Indian Council of Agril. Research, New Delhi, Dr. N. K. Krishna Kumar, Dy. Director General (Horti.) ICAR, New Delhi, Dr. Pritam Chandra, Director CIAE, Bhopal, Dr. R. K. Gupta, Director, CIPHET, Ludhiana, Dr. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur besides Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Director Research Services, Director Extension Services, Deans and Faculty members of the University.

  • National seminar on Technologies for sustainable production through climate resilient agriculture jointly organized by JNKVV Jabalpur and CRIDA, Hyderabad under NICRA program on 8th August 2014 under the Chairmanship of Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nenru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur. In the seminar scientists from different Universities participated and exchange their view on technologies for sustainable production through climate resilient agriculture. Shri Gaurishankar Bisen, Hon’ble Minister of Dept. of Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh was the Chief Guest of the function, Shri Rakesh Singh, Hon’ble Member of Parliament from Jabalpur as distinguished guest, Prof. A. K. Singh, Vice Chancellor, Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior, Prof. B. Venkateshwarlu, Vice Chancellor, VNNKV, Parbhani, Prof. V. S. Thakur, Vice Chancellor, YSPUHF, Solan and Dr. C. S. Prasad, Director, NIANP, Bangaluru, were the Guest of Honour. Dr. S. S. Tomar, Organizing Secretary and Director Research Services welcome the Chief Guest and other guests. All Deans, Director & faculty members were present on this occasion.

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  • National seminar cum Buyers and producers conference on improved agriculture, processing and commercialization/business or medicinal and aromatic plants was organized by the Department of Plant Physiology, JNKVV, Jabalpur on 12-13th August, 2014. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, focused on the importance of production, processing and value addition of medicinal and aromatic plants. The thorough discussion on Agriculture of major medicinal and aromatic plants, processing and value addition, commercialization and business of Medicinal & aromatic plants and presentation of schemes for benefits of medicinal plant growers/producers and buyers were organized. The experience of farmers, ground level workers, researchers, and entrepreneurers were also discussed. The prominent among the participants and guests were Dr. J. P. Tiwari, Ex-Dean, College of Horticulture, Mandsaur, Dr. O. P. Choubey and Dr. Pratibha Bhatnagar, from State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Dr. A. K. Geda, Associate Professor IGKVV, Raipur, Dr. Poonam, Marketing Manager, National Medicinal Plant Board, New Delhi, Dr. Lalit Narayan, NMPB, New Delhi, Dr. (Smt.) Neelu Singh from Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Dr. Anupam Mishra, Director, Project Directorate, (ICAR) Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Jabalpur, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Extension Services, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, Dr. (Smt.) Satrupa Rao, Prof. & Head, Dept. of Plant Physiology and Dr. S. D. Upadhayaya, Professor, Plant Physiology, College of Agriculture, Jabalpur besides Medicinal Plant growers, buyers and entrepreneurs.

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  • Technologies for Sustainable Production through Climate Resilient Agriculture’,Date: August 8-9, 2014, Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur. This Seminar was Organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur , Supported by State Knowledge Management Centre on Climate Change, Environmental Planning and Coordination Organization, Bhopal.

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Hon’ble Minister for Farmers Welfare and Agricultural Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Gaurishankar Bisen ji, Hon,ble Member of Parliament, Shri Rakesh Singh ji , Vice Chancellor, Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyayalaya, Gwalior, Prof. A. K. Singh, Vice Chancellor, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani, Prof. B. Venkateswarlu, Vice Chancellor, Director, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru, Dr. C. S. Prasad, were the degineteries present during this seminar.

  • An interface on management of economically important insects in India jointly organized on 16th August 2014 by Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur and Entomological Society of Central India was presided over by Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor and Prof. Amarjeet Singh, Nanda, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Jabalpur was Chief Guest. Dr. T. P. Rajendran, Former Assistant Director General (ICAR and Dr. O. P. Singh, President, Dhanuka Agri-tech Limited, New Delhi were the guest of Honour. The event was attended by over one hundred farmers, six delegates and faculty members of the JNKVV and senior guest faculty, they exchange their views on insect management. Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services was the organizing Secretary.

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  • 53rd All India Wheat & Barley Workers meet and International Seminar for Enhancing wheat and barley production with special emphasis on Nutritional security has been organized at JNKVV, Jabalpur under the joint auspices of JNKVV, Jabalpur and Directorate of Wheat Research, Karnal on 22-25th August 2014, under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur Prof. V. S. Tomar. Prof. Swapan Kumar Dutta, DDG (Crop Science), ICAR, New was the Chief Gust and Dr. H. S. Gupta, Director General, Borlaug Institute of South Asia (BISA) was the Special Guest of the function. About 400 scientists and research workers related with wheat research has participated in the event. Delegates from abroad viz. Australia, Mexico, Nottingham, Syria, Kenya, Bhutan and Nepal has also participated in the meet. The prominent among the participants and dignitaries were Shri Gaurishankar Bisen, Hon’ble Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Dept. of Farmers Welfare & Agriculture Development Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Sharma, Project Director, DWR, Karnal, Dr. Marteen V. Kinkel, Dy. Director General, Dr. W. Tadesse ICARDA, Syria, Dr. Eric Huttner, Research Progrram Manager ACIAR, Australia, Dr. A. K. Joshi CIMMYT, Dr. John Foulkes from University of Nottinghum, Dr. Tshewang from Bhutan, Dr. Rameshraj Puri from Nepal Dr. Parminder Virk, Dr. Guzma Garia Carlos from CIMMYT, Dr. J. P. Tondon, Dr. J. S. Sandhu, Agriculture Commissioner, Government of India, New Delhi, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Extension Services.

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  • National Conference on Soil Health: A key to unlock and sustain production potential organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya Jabalpur in the Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, College of Agriculture, Jabalpur on 3rd September 2014 under the Chairmanship of Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur. Prof. A. K. Singh, Vice Chancellor, Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior, Dr. S. K. Patil, Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Raipur were Guests of Honour, Dr. A. K. Patra, Director, Indian Institute of Soil Science (ICAR), Bhopal were presented as Special of the function. Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. R. V. Singh, Dean, College of Agriculture, Jabalpur, Dr. A. K. Rawat, Head, Department of Soil Science, Heads and , Scientists of the different departments were present on this occasion.

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  • Two days National Seminar on Challenges and opportunities for agriculture crop production under climate change organized on 21st and 22 nd Sept. 2014 in College of Agriculture, Rewa was presided over by Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, JNKVV, Jabalpur while Shri Girish Gauram, Hon’ble MLA and Member, Board of Management (BoM) of JNKVV was the Chief Guest. Dr. P. S. Shukla, Hon’ble Board Member, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean Faculty of Agriculture were the Guest of Honour

  • National workshop on Biotechnology for sustainable agriculture organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya during 8-9th September, 2014. The importance of biotechnology in the field of Agriculture with Genomics for sustainable agriculture, tools for plants and animal biotechnology, molecular breeding, use of microbe for sustainable agriculture were discussed thoroughly. Poster session for research papers was also organized during the seminar. About 185 participants from different States of the Country were arrived in the Seminar, the prominent among the guest and participants were Prof. V. S. Tomar, Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. H. S. Gupta, Director, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Dr. A. Pandey, Dr. R. K. Kehtrapal, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Research Services & Dr. Sharad Tiwari, Director Biotechnology Centre and Organizing Secretary of the seminar.

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  • National conference on pulses “Challenges and opportunities under changing climate scenario” held during 29th September – 1st October 2014 under joint auspices of JNKVV-Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, IIPR-ICAR-ICRISAT and ICARDA. In the inaugural session Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary DARE & Director General of ICAR, New Delhi was present as Chief Guest, Dr. J. S. Sandhu, Agriculture Commissioner, Dept. of Agriculture, Government of India Guest of Honour and Prof. V. S. Tomar Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV presided over the function. Dr. N. P. Singh Director, Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services was the organizing secretary of the event were prominent among participants. Delegates, Dean of Colleges, Head of Departments, Scientists engaged in pulses research across the country, Research workers has participated in the conference.

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  • JNKVV Research Council Meeting 2015 was held on 21st May 2015. Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV Jabalpur was kind enough to preside over and guide the meeting. Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Extension Services, Dr. G. S. Rajput, Director Instructions, Dr. D. K. Mishra, Director Farms, Dr. Suman Kumar, Dean, College of Agriculture, Jabalpur, Dr. Dev Kant, Dean, College of Agricultural Engineering, Deans College of Agriculture, Rewa, Tikamgarh, Waraseoni, Associate Director Research, Powarkheda and Chhindwara, Dr. B. P. Tripathi, Joint Director Agriculture, Jabalpur Division, Jabalpur Dr. Om Gupta, Head, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Dr. G. P. Lakhani, Head, Livestock Production & Management were present in the meeting. The agenda items were presented by Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research and Chairman of the meeting. The through discussion on each agenda point was made and suitable suggestion given by the President and Chairman. Dr. S. K. Shivastava has conducted the proceedings ofmeeting as Member Secretary.

  • Review Meeting of on going AICRPs and Govt. of India sponsored project was organized on 22nd-23rd May 2015 under the Chairmanship of Prof.V.S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur. During the meeting, the research work carried out under AICRPs during 2014-15 had been critically reviewed by the experts and planning for technical program for 2015-16 has been prepared. Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Extension Services, Dr. G. S. Rajput, Director Instructions, Dr. D. K. Mishra, Director Farms, Dr. Suman Kumar, Dean, College of Agriculture, Jabalpur, Dr Dev Kant, Dean, College of Agricultural Engineering, Head of Departments, Associate Directors of Research, Officer Inchare of Regional Agril. Research Stations and Project Incharge of AICRPs were present during the meeting. The Rapporterus were Dr. A. M. Shrivastava, Principal Scientist (PB&G), Dr. M. S. Phale, Senior Scientist (Pl. Pathology (Crop Improvement), Dr. A. K Dwivedi, Principal Scientist (Soil Science) Dr. K. K. Agrawal, Principal Scientist (Agronomy) for NRM, Dr. S. K. Pandey, Principal Scientist (Horti.) for Horticultural Crops Dr. M. K. Awasthi, Principal Scientist (SWE) for AICRPs Agril. Engineering and Dr. Deepak Rathi and Dr. C. S. Pandey has reported for Govt. of India sponsored projects.

  • Two days National Seminar on Evaluation of available nutrients of soil from the view point of Rhizosphere with special reference to soybean crop grown in vertisols” under MP-JICA collaborative project has been organized on 17th and 18th June, 2015 in the Conference Hall Directorate of Research Services, JNKVV. Jabalpur. The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. V. S. Tomar, has kind enough to presided over the function. The Scientists of both the Universities Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior and Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, Indian Institute of Soil Scince (ICAR) has thoroughly discussed on role of available nutrients of soils from view point of Rhizosphere with special reference to soybean crops and exchange their views on the topic. Japanese experts also express their views. The Scientists of Soil Science, Plant Breeding and Agronomy disciplines working under JICA projects presented their thoughts. The prominent among the guests and participants were Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Director Extension Services, Dr. Ken Taniwaki, Chief Advisor (JICA), Dr. Jozi Arihara, Dr. Hiroakinada, JICA experts Dr. Mariko Ohata, Project Coordinator, Dr. AE Noriharu, Dr. T. Wada. Entomologist from JICA, Dr. Girisha Jha, Head, Department of Agronomy, Dr. A. K. Rawat, Head, Dept. of Soil Science, Dr. D. K. Mishra, Head, Department of Plant Breeding, Dr. Sharad Tiwari, Director Biotechnology, Dr. Sajnay Shrivastava, Principal Scientist, from Indian Institute of Soil Science (ICAR), Nabi bagh Bhopal.

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  • National workshop on Carbon sequestration in forest and non forest eco-system” has been organized by Department of Forestry, JNKVV, Jabalpur on February 16-17, 2015. The prominent among the Guests and participants were Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. P. K. R. Nair, Distinguished Scientist, SFRC, University of Florida (USA) Dr. Venkatshwarlu, Vice Chancellor, Parbhani Vishwa Vidyalaya, Parbhani (MS) Dr. Ram Prasad, IFS, Ex. PCCF, MP, Dr. A. K. Singh, IFS, APCCF (JMF), MP, Dr. Krishinamurti, PFS, APCCF, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Dr. U. Prakasham, IFS, Director, TFRI, Jabalpur, Dr. S. K. Dhyani, Director, National Research Centre on Agro-Forestry, Jhanshi, Dr, A. R Sharma, Director, Directorate of Weed Science Research, Jabalpur Dr. Renu Singh, IFS, (JFM & FDA), Bhopal, Dr. S. K. Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Director Research Services, JNKV, Jabalpur Dr. Suman Kumar, Dean, College of Agriculture, Jabalpur and Dr. N. N. Pathak, Prof. & Head, & Organizing Secretary, Department of Forestry, JNKVV, Jabalpur, besides Scientists and research engaged in forestry research programme.

  • A national seminar was organized on 12-13 March,2015 in the Jawahalal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, College of Agriculture, Tikamgarh on “Weather and climate risks in agriculture under changing climate: Management and Mitigation”. The seminar was inaugurated by the Chief guest, Dr. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice chancellor of JNKVV, on 12th March, 2015 at 10AM in the College of Agriculture, Tikamgarh (M.P.). The function was chaired by Dr. S.K.Rao, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur. and Special Guests were Dr. S.S.Tomar, Director Research Services, JNKVV, Jabalpur. Dr. P. S. Rao, advisor, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi and Dr. D.C. Uprety, FNAS, New Delhi and other Eminent Guest Shri. K. K. Srivastava, Member of Legislative Assembly and Shri A. K. Singh, Forest Conservator of Tikamgarh were also present in the function. About 141 delegates from all over the Country had participated in this seminar and presented their research papers. The eminent scientists and scholars had presented their lead papers from different Institutes and organization viz., Ministry of Earth Science, New Delhi, Indian Meteorological Department , Bhopal, IARI, New Delhi, HAU, Hissar, UAS, Dharwad, IISS, Bhopal, IGFRI, Jhansi etc.

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  • Review Meeting of State Plan/Tribal Sub Plan projects under operation in JNKVV has been organized under the Chairmanship of Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur on 10th July 2015. All the Project Incharge of State Plan/Tribal Sub Plan Project have attended the meeting. Dr. S. K. Rao, Director Research Services, Dr. D. K. Mishra, Director Farms, Dr. Dev Kant, Dean, College of Agricultural Engineering, JNKVV. Jabalpur were present in the Meeting.

  • Round table meeting on Climate change Scenario Agriculture Development : threats and planning was held under the Chairmanship of Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV, Jabalpur was held on 12-13 January, 2016. In this meeting about 80 participants from different campii/units of JNKVV, Government officials, State Department of Agriculture and farmers of different districts of the State has participated, The main points discussed in the meeting were constraints related with Agriculture production in changing climate scenario of the State, detoriation of soil health, increasing cost of agril inputs, timely marketing of agril. Products, expansion of horticulture constrains of oilseed and pulsed production . The prominent among the distinguished guest were Dr. R. Parsuram, State Election Commissioner & Ex. Chief Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Dr. Rajesh Rajora, Principal Secretary, Govt.of Madhya Pradesh (FW&AD), Shri Ashok Barnwal, Chief Secretary (Food Processing & Horticulture), Govt. of MP, Dr. Anurag Shrivastava, Addl. Chief Forest Conservator (MPFS), Shri Arun Kumar Pandey, MD, MP State Marketing Board (Mandi), Shri K. S. Tekam, Managing Director MO SOCA, Bhopal, Shri R. S. Dhakad, Director Horticulture, Govt. of MP, Dr. Rajeev Choudhary, Director, Agril Engineering, Bhopal, Dr. P. K. Mishra, Den, Faculty of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. H. S. Yadav, Director Research Services, IGKVV, Gwalior, Dr. S. K. Rao, Director Research Services, JNKVV Gwalior besides Deans of Colleges, Heads of Departments, Scientists of both the Universities.

  • The Stake-holders meeting on Resources Conservation Technology and current status constraints in adoption and strategies for out-scaling” has been organized under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV. Jabalpur, Prof. V. S. Tomar, in the meeting hall of Directorate of Research Services, JNKVV. Jabalpur on 22nd February 2016. The stake holders of the State and progressive farmers of the district Jabalpur have participated in the meeting. Dr. Ramesh Deshpandey from Betul, Dr. H. S. Gupta, DG, CYMIT, Dr. Raj Gupta, Managing Director, Borlaug Institute of South Asia (BISA), Jabalpur, Dr. A. R. Sharma, Director, Weed Science Research, Jabalpur, Dr. .S. K. Rao, Director Research Services., Dr. D. K. Mishra, Director Farms, Head of Departments, Scientist from Borlaug Institute for South Asia, Lakhanward Farm, Jabalpur, Department of Farm Machinery, Soil & Water Engineering, Department of Agronomy, Agro-Economics Research Centre, JNKVV. Jabalpur were present in the meeting.

  • A two days workshop on “Identification of Researchable Issues and Development of strategies for promotion of organic farming in M.P.” has been organized at JNKVV, Jabalpur in Vivekananda Hall, Collage of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur on 25-26th February, 2016. All the stake holders including researchers, extension workers, certification agencies, producers, processors, regulatory authorities, marketers, officers from Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India and Department of Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development, Madhya Pradesh have actively participate in this workshop. The major objective of this workshop were to identify need based researchable issues to develop production, processing and packaging technologies acceptable to the farming community. The proceedings of the workshop has mainly focused on enhancing net profitability of organic farmers as well as to develop implementable action plans of organic farming for the future so that each stake holder of the value chain can be benefited. About 200 participant have attended in this workshop, the prominent among them were Dr. Mohan Lal Meena, IAS, Director of Agriculture, Govt.of Madhya Pradesh, Dr. K. P. Aharwar, Joint Director Agriculture, Shri R. S. Charmakar, Managing Director, MP SOCA, Bhopal, Shri Arun Panday, MD, MP State Marketing Board (Mandi) Bhopal, Shri Krishan Kumar, Chairman, APEDA, New Delhi, Shri A. S. Panwar, Director, Indian Institute of Farming Ssystem Research, Modipuram (Meerut), Dr. Kamta Prasad, Ex. Principal Scientist IIFRS, Meerut, Dr. B. Bangwar, Ex. Director, IIFRS, Meerrut, Dr. Krishna Chandra, Director NCOF, Gaziabad (UP), Dr. A. K. Yadav, Ex. Director National Centre for Organic Farming, Gazia Bad (UP), Dr. G. S. Kaushal, Ex. Director, Dept. of Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development, Bhopal Besides Authorities of Government of Madhya Pradesh, Deans, Heads, Researchers of both the Krishi Vishwa Vidyalayas. About 180 participant have attended the workshop.

  • On the occasion of international year of pulses 2016, JNKVV, Jabalpur organized one day brainstorming State Level Workshop on"Strategies for area expansion of Pulses in Madhya Pradesh" on 28th February, 2016 at Jabalpur under the Chairmanship of Prof. V. S. Tomar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JNKVV. Jabalpur. The participants of the workshop were Research Scientists, Extension Officers of NKW/RVSKW/IIPR (ICAR) / ICRISAT / ICARDA / Directorate of Pulse Development, Department of Farmers Welfare/MPFPO/NGO's/Self Help Groups. The main focus of the meeting on the potential to enhance the productivity of pulses through adoption of improved technology, diversified ecologies of different agro climatic zones, inter and sequential cropping of pulse on field bunds (in some of the districts), tremendous scope for expansion of the pulses area in Madhya Pradesh, resource potential of Madhya Pradesh the estimated additional area can be brought under pulses to the tune of 25 lakh hectare etc. About 100 participants were present in the workshop. Prominent among the distinguished guest and VV authorities were Dr. P. K. Mishra, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. S. K. Rao, Director Farms, JNKVV, Jabalpur, Dr. P. K. Bisen, Director Extension Services, JNKVV, Jabalpur, DR. Dhirendra Kumar. Khare, Director Instruction, Dr, Raj Gupta, Director, Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA), Jabalpur, Dr. (Smt.) Om Gupta, Dean, College of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur. Dr. Vipin Kumar, Assistant Director, Director of Pulse Development Government of India, Bhopal,