Prof. Ashok Kumar Sarial joins as Twelfth Vice-Chancellor, CSK H.P. Agriculture University

Prof. Ashok Kumar Sarial, a renowned farm academician has joined as twelfth regular Vice-Chancellor of CSK H.P. Agriculture University (CSKHPKV) on 12 August.
Having more than three decades rich and varied experience in teaching and research, Prof. Sarial has been working as Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding at CCS Haryana Agricultural University (HAU), Hisar. He is an alumnus of CSKHPKV
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Maiden Press Conference of New Vice-Chancellor

"Providing an encouraging environment where all staff members work in cohesion to their optimum capacity for the benefit of farming community of Himachal Pradesh will be my priority", stated Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK H.P. Agriculture University in his maiden press conference on 6 September. read more
Independence Day celebrations at CSKHPAU
Independence Day was celebrated with enthusiasm and gaiety at CSK H.P. Agriculture University. Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor unfurled the National flag and took salute from the N.C.C. cadets who presented an impressive parade. read more
ICAR Team appreciates quality of education but regrets shortfall of faculty at CSKHPAU

A monitoring and Review Team of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) completed its three days visit to CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, on 20 October. The committee assessed the works undertaken through ICAR development assistance, experiential learning unit(ELU) and Niche Area of Excellence during XII plan and requirements for the next three years.
During the wrap- up meeting with the Vice-Chancellor and Statutory Officers, Dr S.L.Mehta, Chairman of the Committee, appreciated that the development assistance has enabled the university in improving the quality of education which was reflected in increasing number of fellowships bagged by the students of the university. He said that the video conferencing facility should strengthen outreach programmes and skill development of students should be enhanced by quality manuals.
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Rice Day at RWRC,Malan
Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, appreciates the role of women in farm development

Rice day was celebrated at Rice & Wheat Research Centre (RWRC), Malan, 18 KMs on 5 October. Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, said that it was due to the progressive farmers that the country was exporting Basmati worth Rupees thirty thousand crore annually. He asked the farmers to grow only approved rice and other crop varieties to avoid any loss at later stages. He also advised the farming community to remain on touch with the university research stations and Krishi Vigyan Kendras for latest farm information and to resolve their crop related problems.
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Veterinary scientists from CSKHPAU organize infertility camps in remote villages of Chamba

A team of veterinary scientists from CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University organized eleven infertility camps in remote villages of distinct Chamba recently. The camps were organized under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY) project in collaboration with H.P state Animal Husbandry department at Bharmour, Holi (Bharmour Sub-division), Masroond, Koti, Kiyani (Chamba Sub-division), Kihar (Salooni Sub-division), Sural, Takwas, Karyas, Saach and Kumar (Pangi Sub-division) villages of District Chamba in the last one week.
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Dr J.P.Saini from CSKHPAU attends International Conference at Bangladesh

TDr. J.P. Saini, Professor and Head, Deptt. of Organic Agriculture, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University attended first International Conference on Botanical Pesticides & Environmental sustainability at University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, during last week of September. read more
ICAR gives top rating to CSKHPAU Veterinary Microbiology Centre

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) review committee has rated the Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Dr. GC Negi College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, CSK H.P. Agriculture University as "very good" for its consistent brilliant research work and for successfully meeting the objectives of All India Network Programme on Haemorrhagic Septicaemia, a very important infectious and contagious disease of livestock. read more
Ten class 'D' employees appointed as Clerks in CSKHPAU

Ten class 'D' employees have been appointed as clerks at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University. Professor Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor allowed their appointment under limited direct recruitment quota in the pay band of Rs.5910-20200 plus grade pay of Rs.1900 with initial pay of Rs.7810 plus allowances. read more
Sensitization program on ragging at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University

A sensitization progrmme on ragging was organized for the students at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University on 26 August.
Professor Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor while addressing the newly admitted and other regular students assured that all required steps have been taken by the University to stop the menace of ragging as per the directions of Supreme Court of India and Govt of H.P. Anti Ragging act. read more
Five percent Interim Relief to the HPAU employees and pensioners

CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University has granted Interim Relief at the rate of five percent of the basic pay to its regular employees with effect from 1 August on the analogy of H.P. Government. read more
CSKHPAU and Nestle India sign MOU to provide better nutrition to adolescent girls
CSK H.P. Agriculture University?s Department of Food Science, Nutrition & Technology and Nestle India Pv.t Ltd. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth Rs. 4.00 lac on 29 September. read more
CSKHPAU and JICA sign service agreement to evaluate impact of Crop Diversification

CSK H.P. Agriculture University's Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension Education & Rural Sociology and Project Director, Himachal Pradesh Crop Diversification Promotion Project (HPCDP), Japan International Cooperation Agency -Overseas Development Assistance (JICA-ODA) signed a service agreement worth Rs. 8.57 lakh on 26 September. read more
CSK H.P. Agriculture University and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam(SJVN) Foundation sign MOU to train five hundred farmers
CSK H.P. Agriculture University and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam(SJVN) Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) on 23 Septenber to train five hundred farmers of Himachal Pradesh. During MOU signing ceremony, Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor said that skill development programmes through trainings and demonstrations to the young aspiring farmers and entrepreneurs of Himahcal Pradesh will help them in various income generating professional activities. read more
Prof. Ashok Kumar Sarial ,Vice-Chancellor, CSKHPAU asks students to create awareness to eradicate Parthenium weed

Prof. Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor,CSK H.P. Agriculture University has called for concerted efforts to control parthenium, an obnoxious weed which was wide spread in cropped and non-cropped areas of the State. The Vice-Chancellor was addressing students at Govt. Senior Secondary School at village Tatehal(Panchrukhi), 10 KMs from here on 23 August. read more
CSKHPAU to fill up vacant positions of scientists in tribal areas of the State: Prof A.K.Sarial

Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK H.P. Agriculture University has said that vacant positions of scientists and technical staff at University research stations and Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) situated in tribal areas of the State will be filled up with the consent of State government to strengthen the scientific activities in these areas. As chairman, he was addressing the members of Scientific Advisory Committee of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kukumseri in Lahaul & Spiti on 21 September. read more

Prof. Ashok Kumar Sarial ,Vice-Chancellor, CSKHPAU, asks NSS volunteers to become brand ambassadors of Digital India programmes

Prof. Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor,CSK H.P. Agriculture University has asked the students to become brand ambassadors of digital India. He was addressing NSS volunteers, officers and scientists after inaugurating ?Digital India Workshop? for NSS volunteers on 24 August.
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Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice-Chancellor exhorts students to maintain glorious tradition of ragging free CSKHPAU campus

A University level anti-ragging committee meeting was held at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Universityon 7 October. Prof A.K.Sarial, Vice-Chancellor while chairing the meeting, informed that the university has a glorious tradition of being a ragging free campus for the last eight years and exhorted all concerned to maintain this tradition with vigil and diligence. He informed the members that all required measures have been taken to prevent ragging in the University.
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Role of improved technology vital for good crop production: Prof A.K. Sarial, Vice-Chancellor

Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, has advocated increasing the crop yields to bring these at par with national average. He was addressing officers from the State Department of Agriculture, University scientists and progressive farmers during the inaugural ceremony of State level Agriculture Officers' Workshop on Rabi crops at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University on 24 September.
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College of Agriculture wins Running Trophy in Inter-college sports competitions at CSKHPAU

College of Agriculture was declared overall champion and Dr GC Negi College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences remained runners-up in Inter-college sports competitions which concluded at CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University on 3 Septenber.
Professor Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, while awarding running trophies to the winners and runners-up colleges congratulated all the players for showing sportsmen spirit during the six days sports programme. read more