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SAC Meeting

Proceeding of the 20th SAC meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack 

The 20th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Cuttack, Santhapur was held on 15.05.2019 at 11.00 A.M at its campus under the Chairmanship of Dr. Himanshu Pathak, Director, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack. The meeting was attended by the members, invited guests, and SMSs of KVK Cuttack (list attached).

Dr DR Sarangi, SMS (Soil Sc.) and OIC, KVK Cuttack welcomed the Chairman and the members. After the self introduction of all present, the OIC presented the Action Taken Report of last SAC meeting along with a brief presentation of report on achievements of KVK Cuttack. The activities namely trainings, OFTs, FLDs etc., taken up during 2018-19 and proposed activities  of 2019-20 in the area of Soil Science, Horticulture, Animal Science and Agro-meteorology were presented by the concerned Subject Matter Specialists of the KVK. After presentation discussion was held and suggestions for improvement were sought.

The Chairman made his critical observations after listening to each member present in the meeting. The important suggestions that emerged during the proceeding have been presented in the table given below. At the end of the meeting Dr TR Sahoo, SMS (Horticulture) proposed vote of thanks.

Salient Recommendations of the 20th Scientific Advisory Committee

Sl No.Salient RecommendationSuggested by
1Regular scientific interface meet should be conducted involving OUAT, NRRI & KVK exports preferably every two months. In-service trainings must be given emphasis uponDr S. Roy
ATARI, Kolkata
2Production and protection technologies of NRRI like CLCC need to be taken in KVK action planDr S. Roy
ATARI, Kolkata
3The action plan should be devised in view of the cyclone ‘Fani’ effect management modeDr GAK Kumar
Head, SSD
4After ‘Fani’, the advisory services should be prepared to tackle post ‘Fani’ effects for different crop and for coconut tree crown and top toppled, what can be done to recover from toppling is to be communicatedSri B.C. Barik
DDH, Cuttack
5Farmer database for communicating agro-advisory services should be expandedSri S Panda
6Training of farm mechanisation should be impacted to farmers in association with NRRI, CuttackSri S Panda
7KVK should promote up scaling of proven technologies by coordinating with line departmentsSri A Sahoo
PD Watershed, Cuttack
8Practising of research on root rot of greengram and leaf miner in cucumber and optimisation of sowing window of cultivars for climate changeDr D. Panigrahi
RRTTS, Mahisapat
9Farmers should be made aware not to use banned pesticides like Triazophos, Monocrotophos etc. Dr D. Panigrahi
RRTTS, Mahisapat
10KVK should provide its knowledge and skill support for seed village programme and village knowledge centre at KISHAN SAMRUDHI PILOT projectSri S Tripathy
11KVK should promote establishment of commercial agri-enterprises by linking farmers with APICOL and ABI unit of NRRI Sri RC Mahakud APICOL, Cuttack
12FLDs should be conducted ragi, scented paddy, sweet corn, hybrid maize etc. Sri Biswanath Das
13ATMA fund may be mobilized for exposure visit of farmers from Cuttack district and printing of leaflets and bulletinsSri Biswanath Das
14Measures should be taken to prevent post-harvest losses specially storage of onion.Dr. S.G. Sharma , Head, BPES
15Post Fani care and management of animals should be taken care of by giving written advisory through leaflet and conducting animal health camp in KVK adopted villagesSri Dharanidhar Nayak,

List of members and invited guests present in the 20th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Cuttack :

Sl no.NamePositionPost
1Dr. Himanshu Pathak Director, NRRI, CuttackChairman
3Sri Biswanath Daso/o Dy. Director of Agriculture,CuttackMember
2Dr SK RoyPrincipal Scientist, ATARI, KolkataMember
4Sri Akshya SahooAsst. Agril. Engg., PD, WatershedMember
5Dr Debabrata Panigrahi ADR, RRTTS, MahisapatMember
6Sri Baishnab Ch. Barik Deputy Director Horticulture, CuttackMember
7Sri R.C. MahakudNodal officer, APICOL, CuttackMember
8Sri Suresh Ch. TripathyNGO Representative, NIGAMMember
9Sri S. PandaAGM, NABARD, CuttackMember
10Sri Dharanidhar Nayak Farmer Representative, NialiMember
11Smt. Banaja ParidaFarm women Representative, T-ChoudwarMember
12Smt. Mamata BaralFarm women Representative, MahangaMember
13Dr. Dillip Ranjan SarangiOIC, KVK, CuttackMember Secretary
14Sri Chaitanya MuduliFarmer Representative, BadambaMember

Invited guest

Sl no.NamePosition
1Dr. G.A.K. KumarHead, S.S. Division & Nodal Officer
2Sri Biswanath DasDPD, ATMA, Cuttack
3Smt. Sriya SaswatiAHO, Tangi-Choudwar
4Sri Kulamani BarikAAO, Tangi-Choudwar
5Sri Ashutosh BeheraAsst. Engineer, O/o DDH, Cuttack
6Sri Manoj Kumar BarikProgressive Farmer, Sundarda, Niali
7Smt. Urmila JeeProgressive Farmer, Tangi Choudwar

Staff of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Cuttack

Sl no.NamePosition
1Dr Tushar Ranjan SahooSMS ( Horticulture)
2Dr. Manish ChourasiaSMS ( Plant Protection)
3Dr Ranjan Kumar MohantaSMS (Animal Science)
4Sri Debasish JenaSMS (Agro-meteorology)
5Sri Bibhuti Bhushan PolaiStenographer
6Sri Satya Ranjan Rout Agromet Observer
7Sri Arabinda BisoiT2, Driver

This issues with the approval of the Director, NRRI, Cuttack.

(DR Sarangi)


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