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Distinguished Visitors

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra,Hon’ble Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) visited ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal on 13th Dec, 2018.

Dr. NN Goswami,Former Dean, (IARI) & Ex- Vice Chancellor (CSAUAT), Kanpur, Dr. A. Subba Rao, Ex-Director (IISS), and Prof. D.K. Das, Ex-Head, Division of Agricultural Physics, IARI, New Delhi visited on the occasion of RAC meeting.

Shri Suresh Chandel,Ex-Member of Parliament and Member of Governing Body of Indian Council of Agricultural Research on 29 September, 2018.

Dr. JK Jena, DDG (Animal Science), ICAR, New Delhi on 3 August, 2018.

Dr. K. AlagusundaramHonourable Deputy Director General (AE & NRM) visits ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal on 10th Nov, 2017.

Dr. C.L. Acharya, Empowered Committee member of the NASF and Dr. P.N. Takkar, Former Director, ICAR-IISS visiting the OTC facility on 23rd March, 2017

Delegates from United Kingdom comprising Prof. Mark Swainson, University of Lincoln, Prof. Mark Rutter, The National Centre for Precision Farming, Harper Adams University and Prof. Ronald Corstanje, School of Energy, Environment and Agrifood Cranfield University and Ms. Swati Saxena, Senior Science and Innovation Advisor, British High Commission, New Delhi visited ICAR-IISS, Bhopal on November 9, 2016 to bring together UK and Indian Scientists to identity potential areas for joint collaboration in precision farming and natural resource management. They discussed the impacts of long-term fertilizer trials on soil management, soil quality and resilience; micro-and secondary nutrients on soil and plant health, microbial decomposition and rapid composting techniques for enhanced decomposition of waste materials.

Dr. V.N. Sharda, Hon’ble Member, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) visited ICAR-IISS, Bhopal on 1st Dec, 2016. Dr. Ashok K. Patra, Director, ICAR-IISS, Bhopal welcomed Dr. V.N. Sharda and briefed him about the institute activities and flagship programmes.

Dr. S.K. Chaudhari, ADG (S& WM) visited ICAR- Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal on 6th October, 2016.

Prof. Philip. S. Poole, University of Oxford, UK and Prof. Ray Dixon, FRS, John Innes Centre, Norwich visited ICAR-IISS, Bhopal

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) and Director General (ICAR) visited ICAR- Indian Institute of Soil Science (ICAR-IISS), Bhopal on 6 October, 2016.

Dr. A.K.Sikka, Hon'ble DDG (NRM), Dr. S.K.Chaudhari, ADG (SWM), Dr. C.L. Acharya, Former Director of IISS andChairman (RAC) inaugurated 1stAnnualprogress cum review meeting of CRP on Conservation Agriculture held on 29th March, 2016.

Dr. A.R. Sharma, Director, DWR, Jabalpur and Dr. P.K. Ghosh, Director, IGFRI, Jhansi visited the institute on 29th March, 2016.

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) and Director General (ICAR) visited ICAR- Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal on 24 February, 2016. alone with Dr. J.S. Sandhu, DDG (Crop Science), Dr. P.K. Ghosh, Director ICAR-IGFRI Jhansi, and Dr. N.P. Singh, Director ICAR-IIPR Kanpur.

Hon'ble Chief Minister of M.P., Shri Gauri Shankar Bisen, Hon'ble Minister of Agriculture, M.P.; Shri Vishwas Sarang, M.L.A (Bhopal).; Shri Manmohan Nagar, Chairman, Zila Panchayat, Bhopal; Shri Prem Chand Meena, IAS, Agriculture Production Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh; Dr Rajesh Rajora, IAS, Principal Secretary (Department of Farmer Welfare & Agriculture) of Government of Madhya Pradesh visited on 5th December 2015. On occasion of Kisan Maha Sammelan.

Prof. Jintendra Chauhan,Scientific Advisor to Hon'ble Union Minister of Agriculture visited on 24th June, 2015.

Agroup of Legislators and Secretaries from Jharkhand visited the institute on ..

Dr. S.S. Khanna, Former Vice Chancellor, Narendra Dev University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad and Advisor of erstwhile Planning Commission visited the institute on ....

Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, CRIDA, Hyderabad, Shri R.K. Swain, APC, Govt. of M.P., Shri Rajesh Rajora, Pr. Secretary (Agri.) and Sh. M.L. Meena, Director Agriculture, Govt. of M.P. visited the institute on 26th June, 2015 for a consultation meeting on Enhancing the preparedness for agricultural contingencies in kharif 2015 for M.P.

Dr. Raj K. Gupta,Team Leader, CIMMYT, New Delhi, visited the institute on 15 April, 15.

Dr. Pramod K. Verma, , DG, MPCOST, visited on 16 April, 2015.

Ethiopean delegation visited this instituted on 24 April, 2015

Dr. Panjab Singh, Ex. Sec., DARE & DG, ICAR and Ex. VC, BHU, Varanasi and Dr. B.N. Singh, Registrar, RKDF University, Bhopal visited the institute on 24 March, 2015.

Drs. Evis Weullow and Andrew Sila, from ICAR-ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya visited the institute during 9-13th March, 2015 as resource personnel from World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi.

Dr. C.L. Acharya Chairman, and Drs. T.K. Adhya, N.S. Raghuwanshi, S.K. Chaudhary, Members, RAC visited the institute during 30-31 January, 2015.

Dr. Alok K. Sikka, Hon' ble DDG (NRM) & ADG (SWM), ICAR visited the institute on 19th January, 2015.

World Soil Day , Following dignitaries visited the institute on the occasion of the World Soil Day on 5 December, 2014.
Dr. G.A. Kinhal, Director, IIFM Bhopal
Dr. S.S. Khanna, Former Planning Commission Member and VC, NDUAT, Faizabad
Dr. P.J. Sudhakar, Additional Director General, Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GOI

Dr. Junpei Takano, Laboratory Molecular Biology, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan and Prof. Lingaraj Sahoo, Dept. of Biotechnology, IIT Guwahati visited the institute on 3rd November, 2014.

Mr. Arun Pratap Singh, Inspector General of Police in the Government of Madhya Pradesh visited ICAR-IISS, on November 01, 2014 as the Chief Guest in the concluding function of vigilance awareness week.

Dr. J.S. Chauhan, ADG (Seeds) visited on 25th September, 2014.

Prof. Rajarajan, (Retired) from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore delivered the Dr. S.P. Raychaudhari Memorial Lecture on 9th September, 2014.

Dr. Navin Chandra, Acting Director, Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) visited the institute on 16 April, 2014 as Chief Guest of the 27th Foundation Day.

Dr. Rattan Lal, Distinguished Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus and former President, Soil Science Society of America, visited during 10-12 March, 2014

Dr. A.K. Sikka, DDG (NRM) & Dr. S. K. Chaudhari, ADG (S&WM), Dr. S.S. Khanna, Ex-Advisor, Planning Commission, Govt. Of India and Dr. J.C. Katiyal, Ex Vice Chancellor, CCSHAU Hisar visited during 25-27 February, 2014, for the “National Level Consultation Meeting on Soil Health Assessment”

World Bank team, World Bank team visited during 13-14August, 2013 for review of ongoing NAIP

Sh. Charan Das Mahant, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing, inaugurated Soil Biodiversity laboratory on 15 April, 2013

Silver Jubilee Seminar, Following dignitaries participated in the Silver Jubilee Seminar organized on 15 April, 2013 and Foundation day celebrations on 16 April, 2013:
Dr. C.L. Acharya, Former Director, IISS, Bhopal
Dr. N.N. Goswami, Ex-Vice Chancellor, CSUAT, Kanpur
Dr. S.S. Khanna, Ex-Advisor, Planning Commission, Govt. Of India
Dr. N.S. Pasricha, Former Director, PRII, Ludhiana
Dr. T.K. Adhya, Ex-Director, CRRI, Cuttack, Orissa
Dr. N.P. Kurian, Director, Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthapuram


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