A.K.Sarial exhorts staff to improve hard earned recognition at the national level and serve farmers dedicatedly Five students of CSKHPAU bag six awards in an International Symposium
Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, has exhorted the staff to improve the hard earned recognition and accolades at National and State level and serve the farming community with renewed vigour and enthusiasm. He was addressing the scientists, non-teaching employees and students on the occasion of New Year on 1st January, 2018. read more Five post-graduate students of CSK Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University bagged six awards for their research work during recently concluded international Symposium and Annual Convention of Indian Society for the study of Animal Reproduction held at Anand, Gujrat.
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Vice-Chancellor Prof A.K.Sarial attends General Assembly Meeting of APAARI at Taiwan Training Course on Micro Irrigation at HPAU
Crucial to save and provide chemical free water: Prof A.K.Sarial Vice-Chancellor
Model Training Course on Animal Husbandry
Prof A.K. Sarial, Vice Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, attended General Assembly Meeting of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions(APAARI)' at Taipei, Taiwan recently. During the international general assembly meeting held on 21 December at Taipei, Prof A.K. Sarial expressed his views on updating the status of policies and regulations related to bioresources in major countries of the Asia and Pacific, including India. read more Ten days Indian Council of Agricultural Research sponsored short training course on "Advances in micro-irrigation for enhancing crop and water productivity in water scarce areas" started at CSK H.P. Agriculture University on 3 December.
Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, while addressing the trainees said that more than fifty percent water can be saved and about twenty percent enhancement of crop production was possible by micro irrigation.He underlined the importance of water saving as that sixty percent area in the country was rainfed. read more
An eight days training course on "Innovative approaches in animal husbandry for doubling farmer's income" concluded at CSK H.P. Agriculture University on 1st December. Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, while addressing the trainees said the scientists and extension officers will have to play a crucial role in helping the farmers to double their income by the year 2022.
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Vice-Chancellor Prof A.K. Sarial advocates technical and financial support to self help group of farmers Vice-Chancellor Prof A.K. Sarial asks farmers to become successful entrepreneurs by trainings to enhance their income
Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK H.P. Agriculture University has advised forming self help groups of the farmers and providing them expert guidance to help double their income. The Vice-Chancellor was addressing the district development managers of National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) after inaugurating their two days business structured meet on 21 November.
Prof Sarial said that Govt. of India and Govt. of Himachal Pradesh have launched many programmes to double the income of farmers by the year 2022 and his University has evolved twenty farm based enterprises for the farmers of all four agro-climatic zones of the State. read more
A twenty five days training program on dairy farming sponsored by Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) began at CSK H.P. Agriculture University on 13 November.
Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, while inaugurating the program said that special efforts were being made by the Govt. of India and Govt. of Himachal Pradesh to enhance the skills of farmers enabling them to enhance their farm income. read more
Vice-Chancellor inaugurates ICAR meeting on veterinary Para-clinical subjects
Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor inaugurated a two days "Broad subject matter area (BSMA) meeting of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on veterinary Para-clinical subjects" at CSK H.P. Agriculture University on 12 November.
The Vice-Chancellor said that revision of syllabus for courses and development of academic regulations was an important activity which needs attention of policy makers for the development of various academic programmes. Similarly, for the uniformity in masters' and doctoral programmes, defining names and curricula was essential.
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CSKHPAU Veterinary Scientists organize animal infertility treatment camps in Spiti Farm Officers' Workshop on Rabi Crops at CSKHPAU
Extension Council Meeting at CSKHPAU
A team of veterinary scientists from CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University organized six infertility treatment camps in high altitude cold desert Spiti valley of district Lahaul & Spiti from 30 October to 3 November.The camps were organized in collaboration with Department of Animal Husbandry, H.P at Kaza, Kibber, Chicham, Kyato, Hansa and Losar villages under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna project to investigate status of infertility in bovines of Himachal Pradesh.

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Success of new technology depends upon its extent of adoption by the farmers: Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice-Chancellor
A State level agricultural officers workshop on Rabi crops was organised at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University on 30 October.
While inaugurating the workshop, Chief Guest Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, said that success of any new crop variety or technology depends upon its extent of adoption by the farmers. read more
Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, asks scientists to get effective feedback and honour farmers adopting University farm technology
To devise the future extension strategy and to ascertain the progress of work done in the last one year, Extension Council Meeting was held at CSK H.P. Agriculture University on 29 October.
While chairing the meeting Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice Chancellor, has asked the extension specialists to regularly get feedback from all farmers who undergo trainings and honour the ones who adopt and spread approved technology.
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Prof A.K. Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSKHPAU nominated to ICAR Governing Body "Batch (1966-70) and Batch (1976-80) fellowships" instituted for the students of College of Agriculture
Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University has been nominated as a member of the Governing Body and General Body of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) society by Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare. The minister is President of ICAR society and nomination of Prof Sarial is for a term of three years. read more On the clarion call of Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK H.P. Agriculture University, old students have started contributing and depositing "Batch Endowment Money" to award fellowships to the regular students. The very first batch of B.Sc. (Agriculture) has instituted a "Batch (1966-70) fellowship" by depositing Rs.4.57 lakh today. Another batch of B.Sc.(Agri 1976-80) has also deposited Rs. 6.00 lakh for the fellowship.The first batch convener Dr. R.K. Sharma along with thirteen other 'batch mates' and Shri Mehar Singh Rana representing batch 1976-80 handed over the cheques to Prof A.K.Sarial on 16 October.
While thanking the alumni of "Batch (1966-70) B.Sc. Agriculture" and (1976-80) B.Sc. Agriculture, Prof A.K.Sarial said that this initiative will go a long way in developing a sense of belonging to the alumni and strengthening professional bonds among regular and old students in the constituent colleges of the University. read more
Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice-Chancellor appreciates students for keeping university ragging free
A University level anti-ragging committee meeting was held at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University on 15 October. Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice-Chancellor while chairing the meeting, told that the university has a glorious tradition of being a ragging free campus for the last several years. He asked all concerned to maintain this glorious tradition with vigil and diligence. He informed the members that all required measures have been taken to prevent ragging in the University. read more
Important to conserve rich biological wealth in H.P. : Prof A.K.Sarial,Vice-Chancellor
Prof A. K. Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University has called for the greater involvement of rural population in conservation of bio resources found in Himachal Pradesh. The Vice-Chancellor was addressing the scientists, officers and students after inaugurating a "Focus group interactive dialogue on the Biological Diversity Act 2002 and its access and benefit sharing provisions" on 27 September. read more
A Network Project Review Meeting at CGRT Farmers, scientists and farm officers celebrate Crop Day at Malan
Information and communication technologies crucial in development: Prof A.K. Sarial
Prof A. K. Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University has said that access to information is critical for development. As a chief guest, the Vice-Chancellor was addressing the trainees in a review meeting of a network project entitled "Development of Village Information system" in the university on 24 September. Prof A.K.Sarial said that information and communication technologies (ICTs) were a crucial link in the chain of the development process. He expressed the hope that Village Information system will prove useful to people working at grassroots level for policy making, planning and development. read more
Vice-Chancellor Prof A.K. Sarial asks farmers to adopt Zero Budget Natural Farming
The farmers, scientists and agriculture officers celebrated crop day at Rice & Wheat Research Station (RWRS) of CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University at Malan on 22 September. Chief Guest Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice Chancellor, while appreciating the efforts of scientists for developing high yielding rice and wheat varieties, asked the farmers to pay attention for increasing their farm income by adopting university approved crop varieties and scientific technology. He said that his university was conducting research on Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) and asked the farming community to adopt it on a larger scale.
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Alumni to actively work for the professional growth of CSKHPAU: Prof Ashok K. Sarial,Vice-Chancellor CSK H.P. Agriculture University and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Foundation sign MOU to train eight hundred farmers of Himachal Pradesh
Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK H.P. Agriculture University has taken another new initiative for his University. Aimed at professional growth of the University and alumni the part of it, he has started inviting and involving alumni of the constituent colleges beginning with his own batch and college. Prof Sarial did his B.Sc.(Agriculture) and M.Sc. from the College of Agriculture (COA),Palampur and passed out in the year 1983. He invited his B.Sc.(Agri) batch (1976-80) recently and interacted with his class-fellows of yesteryears. While reliving and recalling the old sweet memories, the batch mates, who now occupy pivotal positions in different Govt. and private organizations, decided to institute "Batch (1976-80) fellowship" to the students of B.Sc.(Agri) Hons in COA. Eventually, one fellowship for each class of four years' degree will be instituted. read more CSK H.P. Agriculture University and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam(SJVN) Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 7 September to train eight hundred farmers of Himachal Pradesh. During MoU signing ceremony, Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor said that skill development programmes through trainings and demonstrations were the need of the hour to make farmers self reliant and confident to engage in scientific farming. Such trainings by the University experts can enable the farmers to double their income as per the initiatives of the Govt. of India and Govt. of H.P. read more
Chancellor appreciates Dr. Pardeep Kumar for getting 'State Innovation Award'
Prof A.K. Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University has appreciated Dr.Pardeep Kumar, Scientist, Department of Vegetable Science and Floriculture who has been awarded with 'State Innovation Award-2016-17' by Sh.Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister during the State Level Independence Programme on 15 August.
Dr. Pardeep Kumar has been awarded for his idea on "An innovative vegetative propagation technique for capsicum, tomato and cucumber production".
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Independence Day celebrated enthusiastically at CSKHPAU Annual Review Meeting of Research Project on Goat Improvement at CSKHPAU
The Independence Day was celebrated enthusiastically at CSK H.P. Agriculture University on 15 August. Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, unfurled the National Flag and took salute from the NCC contingent comprising cadets from the constituent colleges. He inspected parade and addressed the staff, students and others. The Vice-Chancellor recalled the sacrifices of freedom fighters and asked the younger generation to read their biographies. read more Small and marginal farmers need much help : Dr.J.K.Jena,DDG,IC
A two days annual review meeting of all India Coordinated Research Project on Goat Improvement was inaugurated at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University on 20 July. While addressing delegates from all over the country, Chief Guest Dr. J K Jena, Deputy Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) said that small and marginal farmers need much help with commercial and controlled farming systems. He said that many new challengers were emerging with much impact on small farmers so they need a definite strategy to face and come out with viable solutions to increase their income.
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