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Nauni Varsity Scientists Bag ISAF Fellowship and Best Paper Awards

The scientists of Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni brought laurels to the state in the recently held symposium at Hyderabad.

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Dr Rohit receiving Best Paper Award from ADG Dr Rajbir Singh
Dr Rohit receiving Best Paper Award from ADG Dr Rajbir Singh

The Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry bagged the best paper and Indian Society of Agroforestry (ISAF) Fellowship awards for the year 2022.

The Annual Group Meeting of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Agroforestry cum Symposium on Quality Planting Material was held earlier this week at Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad. It was attended by 37 AICRP Agroforestry Centres, representing all the agro-climatic zones of the country. The event was inaugurated by Dr SK Chaudhary ICAR DDG.

The annual awards of the Indian Society of Agroforestry (ISAF), Jhansi were also announced during the symposium. Dr. Inder Dev, Director Extension Education of the university was honoured with the ISAF Fellowship Award for his outstanding contribution to Agroforestry research and development. 

Moreover, a research paper published by a team of university scientists and research scholars- Dr. Rohit Bishist, Dr. KS Pant, Deachen Wangmo,  Krishan Lal Gautam and Khalandar S bagged the 'ISAF Best Paper Award' for their research paper on nutritional evaluation on fodder resources in the Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh. The paper was published in the Indian Journal of Agroforestry in the year 2022. The awards were presented by Dr. Rajbir Singh, ICAR Assistant Director General in the presence of Dr. A  Arunachalam Director, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, Jhansi.

In addition, Kritika Saklani, a postgraduate student of the Department of Entomology was recently awarded 2nd prize for her postgraduate research by the Zoological Survey of India during a two-day National Conference on Entomology held earlier this month.

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