Dr. Lakshmi Unnithan

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Aligning Breeding and Molecular Approaches: Indian Seed Congress 2020

Aligning Breeding and Molecular Approaches: Indian Seed Congress 2020

India is now among the largest producers of rice, wheat, pulses, vegetables, fruits, milk, cotton, horticultural crops, dairy, poultry, aquaculture, and spices. India's global trad…

Seeds a Gateway to Prosperity: Indian Seed Congress 2020

Seeds a Gateway to Prosperity: Indian Seed Congress 2020

Indian Seed Congress (ISC) is NSAI’s annual flagship event. It is the biggest seed congress of South East Asia bringing together industry, scientists & governments from across the…

Colours of Spring: NDMC Horticulture Team Creates Visual Bouquet

Colours of Spring: NDMC Horticulture Team Creates Visual Bouquet

Urban horticulture plays an important role in aesthetics and promotes stress free atmosphere. 15 Lakh people are regularly visiting the New Delhi Municipal Council area on behalf o…

Tulip Mania in Delhi: NDMC Creates a Visual Treat!

Tulip Mania in Delhi: NDMC Creates a Visual Treat!

Live Tulips all over Central Delhi, New Delhi Municipal Council Horticulture Team headed by the Director Mr.S. Chelliah presents a visual bouquet in almost all roundabouts and gard…

Malnutrition-Free India by 2022? Unlikely, Says CSE

Malnutrition-Free India by 2022? Unlikely, Says CSE

In 2017, some 1.04 million under-five children died in the country. Over 68.2 per cent of the deaths were due to malnutrition. In the same year, the Global Hunger Index, that asses…

India Records Highest Deaths in Asia Owing to Extreme Weather Events: Report

India Records Highest Deaths in Asia Owing to Extreme Weather Events: Report

The continuity and intensity of extreme weather events in India in the 2018-19 period has taken even climate scientists and meteorologists by complete surprise, says the latest Sta…

The Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapathi Bhavan

The Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapathi Bhavan

The Annual Udyanotsav of the Mughal gardens of Rashtrapathi Bhavan was inaugurated by President Ramnath Kovind. The Mughal Gardens will be open for the public from February 5 to Ma…

My Mother and Other Mothers in the Neighbourhood

My Mother and Other Mothers in the Neighbourhood

Women balance the precarious act of managing household chores and responsibilities that comes with the job and finally in the end leaves her drained. In Rural India they work on fi…

Skymet Predicts Wheat production in India Would Rise by 10.6% Owing to Good Rainfall in January & Ample Soil Moisture Due to Excessive Rains

Skymet Predicts Wheat production in India Would Rise by 10.6% Owing to Good Rainfall in January & Ample Soil Moisture Due to Excessive Rains

Skymet Weather Services - India’s largest private weather monitoring and Agri-risk Solutions Company has released the first volume of the ‘Rabi Report’ for the year 2020. The repor…

NCML and FICCI Releases 11th Edition of India Commodity Year Book 2020

NCML and FICCI Releases 11th Edition of India Commodity Year Book 2020

The NCML (National Collateral Management Services Limited) released the 11th Edition of the India Commodity Year Book 2020. The guest of honour was Mr Ramesh Chand, NITI AYOG, Gove…

Integrated Policy and Coherent Actions for Transformation of the Country’s Food System:  Mr Pawan Aggarwal, CEO, FSSAI

Integrated Policy and Coherent Actions for Transformation of the Country’s Food System: Mr Pawan Aggarwal, CEO, FSSAI

Creating Sustainable Value chains for Transforming Food Systems ’ by IRRI was a Multi stake-holder Panel discussion that aimed to welcome a new paradigm on food system transform…

Special Programmes like NARI and KSHAMTA by ICAR to Create Diversity in Food Systems in Country & Strengthen KVK’s

Special Programmes like NARI and KSHAMTA by ICAR to Create Diversity in Food Systems in Country & Strengthen KVK’s

Creating Sustainable Value chains for Transforming Food Systems’ by IRRI was a Multi stake-holder Panel discussion that aimed to welcome a new paradigm on food system transformatio…

Welcoming a New Paradigm on Food Transformation System at IRRI: Multi Stake Holder Panel Discussion

Welcoming a New Paradigm on Food Transformation System at IRRI: Multi Stake Holder Panel Discussion

Creating Sustainable Value chains for Transforming Food Systems ’ by IRRI was a Multi stake-holder Panel discussion that aimed to welcome a new paradigm on food system transform…

Agriculture World: Special Issue: March

Agriculture World: Special Issue: March

Female population in individual countries ranged from 27% to 54% and in India it is 49.58%. 60-75% among the total is involved with various farming operations. Studies also show th…

TERI Ready with Prototypes of Environment Friendly Products for Agriculture & Indian Farmers to Hit The Indian Market Soon

TERI Ready with Prototypes of Environment Friendly Products for Agriculture & Indian Farmers to Hit The Indian Market Soon

TERI who is in the forefront of creating innovative yet affordable solutions for Sustainable Agriculture and safe Environment is coming up with a series of Fertilizers and Pesticid…

Urgent appeal to Government for Relief Package within Feb 2020 Budget for Women Farmers from Farm Suicide Families

Urgent appeal to Government for Relief Package within Feb 2020 Budget for Women Farmers from Farm Suicide Families

Climate change is a reality, the natural disasters are putting farmers at a continuous loss, Agriculture has become riskier than before, and still there is no effective crop insura…

NCDEX’s Expectation for Agri Commodity Sector in the Recent Budget Feb 2020

NCDEX’s Expectation for Agri Commodity Sector in the Recent Budget Feb 2020

National Commodity Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) is India’s largest Exchange offering derivatives trading in Agri-commodities. Regulated by the Securities and Exchange Board…

Better Food and Land Use Practices:  CEEW, IIM, TERI and WRI  joins hands with FOLU

Better Food and Land Use Practices: CEEW, IIM, TERI and WRI joins hands with FOLU

The Better Growing Report,2019 a FOLU India Initiative was done as a joint collaboration with its partners Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), the Indian Institute of…

Fat Taxes on Pizzas, Burgers and Cokes

Fat Taxes on Pizzas, Burgers and Cokes

The overall burden of the non-communicable diseases is on the high in India and elsewhere in the World. Dangerous levels of salt, sugar, transfats above the threshold limits set by…

Setting up a Hydroponic Profitable Business at Home

Setting up a Hydroponic Profitable Business at Home

Are you all excited about setting up a small yet profitable Business from home? Hydroponics is such an easy way of growing vegetables and herbs indoor as well as a covered part of…

Start Your Microgreen Profitable Business at Home

Start Your Microgreen Profitable Business at Home

Much has been done and said about Microgreens these days and it's on the way in becoming an industry on its own. Instant results and guaranteed success is what we relate to Microgr…

Fond Remembrance of Ayya Nammalvar

Fond Remembrance of Ayya Nammalvar

As We remember and commemorate 6 years of the great Nammalvar, the great inspiration since 1977, the outstanding proponent of agroecology and pioneer of sustainable agriculture in…

KASKOM: Revival of Desi Cotton

KASKOM: Revival of Desi Cotton

Do spin & spin after due deliberation. Let those who spin wear Khaddar & let no one who wears (khadi) fail to spin. 'Due deliberation' means realization that charkha or act of spin…

Top Most Profitable Cow Startup Business Ideas

Top Most Profitable Cow Startup Business Ideas

India produces 160 Mn tonnes of milk in over 75 Mn dairy farms per year for a market that is worth around $30 Bn, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation. India has the…

Sustainability is Good Business: Bacardi

Sustainability is Good Business: Bacardi

Wherever an Industry does business, we expect they maintain sustainability within their vision. The name BACARDI is associated with the world largest spirits and wine compnay.It wa…

Misleading Labels on Transfat in Junk Foods: A CSE Lab Report

Misleading Labels on Transfat in Junk Foods: A CSE Lab Report

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgen…

Delay, Dilution and Display Regulations of Labelling Junk Food by FSSAI

Delay, Dilution and Display Regulations of Labelling Junk Food by FSSAI

Modern diets are causing major obesity, non-communicable diseases and under-nutrition challenges worldwide, according to a new report by The Lancet. Transforming Food Safety in Ind…

Beware of Packed chips,Pizzas and Burgers :A CSE Lab Report

Beware of Packed chips,Pizzas and Burgers :A CSE Lab Report

A 2016 report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) shows a worrying trend –disease burden due to unhealthy diet, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol…

High Income Generating, Edible Aquatic plant: Neptunia Oleracea/Water Mimosa

High Income Generating, Edible Aquatic plant: Neptunia Oleracea/Water Mimosa

Wild Edible Plants play a significant role in daily diet and also for treatment of various diseases. These plants and their uses need to be exploited to be able to be cultivated by…

Kerala Jaiva Karshaka Smithi  at Organic Mahotsav

Kerala Jaiva Karshaka Smithi at Organic Mahotsav

Kerala Jaiva Karshaka Smithi (Kerala Organic Farmers Association) is a voluntary organisation that has been working in the state since 25 years on Organic Farming. Their programs f…

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