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New technologies in agriculture should reach every farmer: N M Shivashankarappa

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Mysuru: One-day national symposium on “Regenerative Agriculture – A Sustainable Technology for Global Food Production” for Life Science Teachers, Research Scholars and Postgraduate Students was organised by Postgraduate Department of Biochemistry and Department of Biotechnology, JSS Science and Technology University in association with Karnataka Science and Technology Academy (KSTA) recently.

In his keynote address, chief executive Prof B V Sambashivaiah stressed upon soil health, scope of research in agriculture and increase of food production.

He also mentioned about the importance of regenerative agriculture in modern day.

N M Shivashankarappa, Director, Horticulture Division, JSS Mahavidyapeetha in his presidential remarks called the youths to spread the awareness on newer technologies for solving the problems of food scarcity and land availability.

He further stressed on need for the use of technologies by the farmers.

Dr Latha B V, Assistant Professor, PG Department of Biochemistry welcomed the dignitaries and Prerana C S proposed the vote of thanks.

DVSK Manasa Priya invocated and. Sahana S moderated the event.

Prof Vijayendra Kumar, Principal, Prof. N Haraprasad, Department of Biotechnolgy, JSS Science and Technology University and Dr Chethan Kumar M, Chairman, Postgraduate Department of Biochemistry were present.

Around 160 delegates participated in the technical sessions conducted by Dr Sanjay M T and Dr Muthuraju R, eminent Scientists from University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru.

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