ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), popularly known as Pusa Institute is the leading national institute for agricultural research, education and extension in the country. It has been serving the cause of science and society with distinction through basic research, generation of appropriate technologies and development of human resources. Division of Agricultural Chemicals which was established on 14th November, 1966 at Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi when Government of India was in the process of formulating pesticide policy and enacting Insecticide Act.
Since its inception, the Division has gone leaps and bounds in generating substantial knowledge on agrochemicals in
general and crop protection chemicals in particular, for reference and use at the national level. The Division possesses a state of art of sophisticated instrumentation facility as well as experienced teaching and technical staff to cater the training on multidimensional aspects of new generation smart agrochemical oriented approaches for crop and human health management.
The course to be covered will include:
- Advances in environmentally sustainable green chemistry for crop protection/remediation
- Mining waste for bioethanol production, nutraceutical and specialtydf chemicals
- Pesticide decontamination approaches for sustainable agriculture
- Detection and analysis techniques for bioactive molecules
- Guidelines for biopesticide registration, testing and certification
Who can Apply
The participants should have at least Master’s Degree and working not below the rank of assistant professor and equivalent in relevant disciplines in SAUs/ICAR Institutes under NARES system. The participants should be working/ associated in the area of crop protection/production/quarantine/natural resource management/analytical operations and allied aspects. Maximum intake of participants will be limited to 25 to this training on first come first serve basis.
How to Apply
The application form is available in the official link below.
November 23, 2019