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Maintain healthy lifestyle: World Health Day celebrated by PAU

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Under the theme ‘Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere,’ the Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Community Science, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), celebrated World Health Day in association with the members of Indian Dietetics Association (IDA), Punjab Chapter. Walkathon was organised at PAU in the morning by the students and faculty members

Good agricultural practices project for consumers

Agricultural practices project: The School of Organic Farming, PAU, Ludhiana, on Thursday kick-started a project on ‘Good Agricultural Practices’ in Basmati rice – wheat – summer moong cropping system by organising a training camp at KVK, Ferozepur. The two year duration project costing Rs.98 lakh is funded by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and

PAU terrace vegetable garden

Punjab Agriculture University to develop terrace vegetable garden

The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) inked a pact with Blue Stallion Equipments (P) Limited, Ludhiana, and Rajinder Agri Clinic, Manawala, Amritsar for licensing of Rooftop Vegetable Nutrition Garden Model using Soilless Media Technology. Director of Research, PAU, Dr Navtej Singh Bains and Parvinder Singh, and Dr Rajinder Singh signed the Memorandum of Agreement on behalf

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PAU: Kashmiri farmers pick up lessons in Ludhiana

Under the “Operation Sadbhawna” started by the Indian Army for youths in Jammu & Kashmir, 19 farmers from the state are visiting Ludhiana these days for training in the PAU. According to officials, they would learn new farming techniques from the experts at Punjab Agricultural University. At function at Dholewal Military camp station commander Brig Manish Arora welcomed them and hoped it would give expertise to farmers to help improve their produce in J&K. While providing information,

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Kisan Mela: PAU Award winning Rural Men and Women Farmers

The winning farmers and rural women were given away prizes on the concluding day of Kisan Mela at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today.  In vegetables, Mandeep Singh (Faridkot), Kanwaldeep Singh (Faridkot), Tarlochan Singh (Ropar), Tirath Singh (Sangrur), Karanveer Kaur (Sangrur), Satvinder Singh (Patiala), Yadvendra Singh (Sangrur), Takdir Kaur (Sangrur) and Sukhdeep Singh (Bathinda) won first

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PAU Kisan Mela Concludes: Farmers alone not to be blamed for crisis

Amidst enthusiastic participation of farmers from Punjab and adjoining states, the two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Saturday.  At the mela, farmers made a beeline to purchase improved seeds of various recommended crop varieties and farm literature, brought out by PAU. The Directorate of Extension Education had organized the mela which

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Farmers of Punjab are ahead of Rajasthan: Punjab Governor

Farmers in large number thronged the Kisan Mela which kicked off at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today. The theme of PAU’s Mela is “reduce farm expenses, use water and fertilizers judiciously; adopt subsidiary occupations and enhance agri-profit largely.” The Governor of Punjab and Chancellor of PAU, VP Singh Badnore, who was the chief guest, inaugurated

Dr. M.S. Kang

Dr. M.S. Kang: A Scientist with New and Positive Approaches

Dr Manjit Singh Kang is a scientist with broad vision, cosmopolitan outlook and a humanistic approach. A man in the street knows him as a soft-spoken and humane person. Before going into his contributions at various levels, it would be worthwhile to have a quick look at his qualifications, positions held and the published work.He

Australia offers technological help to prevent stubble burning

Chandigarh, Dec 18,  With stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana causing environmental and health concerns, the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (Aciar) has offered technology to check the menace.”Happy Seeder is a proven zero-tillage solution — seeds can be planted directly into stubble without the need for land clearing or tilling — eliminating the


LUDHIANA, NOVEMBER 27:  VIDHAN SABHA COMMITTEE ON RURAL SUICIDES INTERACTS WITH PAU EXPERTS. The Vidhan Sabha Committee on Rural Suicides in Punjab held an elaborated discussion with the economists and sociologists of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). The Chairman of the Committee, Sh Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria; members Sh Kuljit Singh Nagra and Sh Nazar Singh Manshahia interacted with Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice Chancellor, PAU and Dr

Manage Weed at Time of Wheat Sowing

Ludhiana, November 15, The wheat crop is infested with many grass and broadleaf weeds which significantly reduce the crop yield and cause economic loss to the farmers. The prevailing weather conditions (low temperature) and wet fields are more conducive for germination of weeds particularly gulli danda, the most dominant weed of wheat in the state. Under these situations,

PAU develops indigenous potato processing technologies

LUDHIANA, OCTOBER 30: The Department of Food Science and Technology, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), has developed technologies for processing of potato into low-cost indigenous products, which can help to solve the problems of the farmers and take them out of financial crunch.Dr Poonam A. Sachdev, Head of the department, said, “Potato is a perishable commodity.

Saras Mela kicks off with colorful beginning

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Famous Saras Mela was inaugurated at grounds of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Thursday. The Mela started with cultural events and around 500 artists from 25 states have reached here to participate in Mela. The Mela was formally inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Aggarwal. On the first day the large number of people

Take care of Mental Health of Farmers: PAU VC Urges Experts

Take care of Mental Health of Farmers: PAU VC Urges Experts

“Taking care of mental health of farming populace is crucial,” said Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), while addressing a meeting of University experts and sociologists working on suicide prevention activities. To avert farmers’ suicides, little work has been done on factors other than economic or agricultural, he observed. Psychological and behavioural

No bumpy ride for Punjab CM, Ludhiana MC ensures

No bumpy ride roads Punjab CM Ludhiana MC ensures. Patchwork on roads was being carried out in areas through which the Chief Minister’s convoy will pass. To present a neat and clean picture of the city during the visit of the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, on September 6, no stone is being left unturned

Series of PAU Kisan Mela to kick start from September 8

Ludhiana , September 4:-The series of Punjab Agricultural University’s seven Kisan Mela’s is all set to start in different districts of Punjab from September 8. The mela aims at exhorting farmers to cut expenses on social functions. Divulging contours, Dr Ashok Kumar, Director of Extension Education, PAU, said the first Kisan Mela will be held at

GADVASU organizes Kisan Sammelan

GADVASU organizes Kisan Sammelan on ‘Sankalp se Sidhi’

DP CORRESPONDENT, Ludhiana : Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Booh organised Kisan Sammelan on “Sankalp se Sidhi (S s S)”. The programme was witnessed by large gathering of different stakeholders. Dr AS Nanda, Vice Chancellor, GADVASU was Chief Guest of the programme. Gurchet Singh Bhullar, Ex Irrigation Minister, Punjab

Administration provides platform local artists Mela

Administration to provides platform to local artists at Saras Mela

DP Correspondent: Administration provides platform local artists Mela. Ludhiana is all set to host mega event- Saras Mela-2017 at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) from October 5 to 16. The district administration has decided to provide opportunity to local artists to perform at the event and to show their talent. To avail this opportunity to perform

PAU CIMMYT Expert Delivers Talk on Climatic Risks

Climatic Risks : PAU CIMMYT Expert Delivers Lecture. LUDHIANA, AUGUST 11: Dr P.K. Aggarwal, an expert from International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), and a Regional Programme Director, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), delivered a talk on “Managing Climatic Risks in Agriculture: Big Data Provides New Opportunities” at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). The talk was held

PAU to launch mass awareness drive to prevent suicides in Punjab

PAU to launch mass awareness drive to prevent suicides in Punjab. Ludhiana, August 11, The Punjab Agricultural University will be launching a mass awareness drive in connection with World Suicide Prevention Day which is celebrated on September 10 every year in response to a call by World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). The Vice Chancellor