Events and Seminars
1. Parthenium Eradication
Awareness Programme -2020: 22 nd August, 2020
Parthenium is an environmental weed. About its menace and environmental consequences School of Agricultural Sciences every year launches Parthenium awareness week to educate students, faculties and farmers on its ill effects on biodiversity, human and animal health. This year we celebrated awareness one programme on August 22, 2020 and through the online speech Dr. R.L. Sharma, Assistant Professor , SOAS , DKNMU made aware about the Parthenium Eradication. Dr. Gunnjeet Kaur Assistant Professor inaugural the programme. Dr. Sharma explained about the he poisonous Parthenium hysterophorus plant is one of the world’s most destructive invasive plant species, threatening biodiversity, food security and human health across numerous countries. All Faculty members along with Field worker at farm contributed to eradicated parthenium from the campus. More than 180 students attended the program and avail the knowledge about the parthenium weed.In the end the program was ended by the vote thanks delivered by Mr. Hutesh Sharma.
2. Webinar on World Milk Day: 1st June, 2020:
On the 20th Anniversary of World Milk Day World Milk Day is observed on 1st June as White Revolution to spread awareness about Milk’s importance for a healthy life. As the pandemic has covered the whole world, so the School of Agricultural Sciences, DKNMU organized Webinar on World Milk Day 2020 a step for social campaigns and this online event was celebrated without abiding the policies decided by the WHO in regards to people’s safety.
The main aim of organize this Webinar was to make aware and enrich the knowledge regarding importance of milk to the students studying in agriculture, pass outs , research scholars , faculty of SOAS and other universities faculties from PAN India, employers from various dairy industries and KVKs specially the farmers entrepreneur of the PAN India. In the Webinar a more 400 candidates were registered from PAN India.
The eminent resource persons from the field of dairy industries working at grass root level were invite to deliver their deliberation with interactions. Dr. M. K. Garg, Technical consultant, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog , New Delhi covered all advantage of milk and dairy management. Your description of how to execute it is remarkable. We have also received numerous post webinar requests for the presentation you delivered. Our second resource person Mr. Rakesh Raikar Co-Founder and Business Head, Animal Nutrition, Farm Vic, Jaipur covered all entrepreneurial opportunities for dairy startup. Their description of how to execute it is remarkable .Many questions, quires had raised through all the participants, and we have provided answers to for the entire question. Certificates had provided to all the participants
3. “Celebration of International Environment Day”: 5th June , 2020:
World Environment Day 2020 celebrations have expected to be different as people would be taking part in online activities and Programmes due to COVID-19 lockdown. School of Agricultural Sciences took an initiative to conduct E- Quiz to promote environmental knowledge and awareness -“A Step towards to save Earth for Future Generation” on 5th June 2020.This year's World Environment Day celebrations have expected to be subdued and has confined to online quiz Instead of going to the field to plant saplings; countries has expected to conduct online activities to promote environmental protection and awareness. The team has covered all current awareness questions relevant to Environment awareness. Through E Quiz can spread-out across an expansive geographic area, an online quiz makes it possible to give everyone the same quizzing experience despite location. It also eliminates the expense of administering paper-based quizzes (think printing, scoring, delivering, and collecting).Online quizzes often allow you to create a question bank, randomize the questions that shown, and randomize the answers that are displayed. Trying to manage all of this with hard-copy quizzes would be a nightmare. More than 380 participants from various universities and colleges from PAN India participated in E-Quiz organized by School of Agricultural Sciences, DKNMU and secured marks according to performance. The event was successfully organized by Dr. Gunnjeet Kaur, Coordinator Mr. Hutesh Sharma;, Sub-Coordinator and Mr. Dileep Gupta, Organizing Secretary. All the participants filled the feedback form for the event. E- Certificates had provided to all the participants who scored more than 50 percent marks.
4. Educational tour: March 05 - 08, 2020
As per course curriculum of 5th Dean Committee educational tour mentioned as credit course in B.Sc. Agriculture. In same concern, we had planned educational tour in between 5th - 8th march 2020.
Study tour for agriculture students will get the opportunity to explore the live exposure of various agricultural units. Along with concern faculties the resources experts, will enhance students’ learning and further developing their subject knowledge. By visiting different units of MPUAT, Udaipur, our students will gain an insight into various approaches for sustainable agriculture. In addition, they can investigate key study themes, organic farming, food technologies, mushroom cultivation, protected cultivation, livestock fisheries and Agricultural engineering, agricultural environments and gain an understanding of the land-based sector. The concern resource persons will create your perfect study trip itinerary. Merely visiting a place for sightseeing is hardly adequate.
5. Exposure Visit of Beekeeping Unit: January 28, 2020
As per the need, of course curriculum of the students had taken to beekeeping entrepreneur to educate them about this vocation. The motto of this visit was to enhance their practical knowledge about Identification of different colonization individuals (like as Queen, Drone and Workers),lifecycle, pollen and honey collection, royal jelly and extractions and packaging of honey and various products (bee venom, beebread and bee brood) of bees.
6. 11, December, 2019 “Orientation programme of RAWE(Rural Agricultural Work Experience)”for VII Semester Batch 2016-20.
Six faculty members along with Dean, SOAS and all students of VII semester were present during the programme. The Programme was initiated by the speech of Dr. R. L. Suwalka, Dean, SOAS. He explained about mission mandates and objectives of KVK and how KVK impart various training to farmer’s, farm women and rural youth. Miss Anita Verma, Assistant Professor , SOAS explain in brief about the RAWE objectives, Principles , credit system , rules and regulation during the RAWE through her presentation. Dr. P.K Gupta, assistant extension officer,SOAS announced the name of the students and their allotted KVK. Dean Agriculture allotted all the seventh semester students in different groups to KVK Kota, Anta, Jhalawar, Bundi. Dr. P.K Gupta delivered vote of thanks through his wonderful poem on RAWE. All the faculty members congratulated the 7th Semester students for completing their course work and blessed them with best wishes for their training.
7. 5th, December , 2019 “World Soil Day”
Today the programme was started at 12.30 pm where in seventy students of third semester participated along with all faculty members of SOAS. The programme was inaugurated with the gracious presence of honorable Pro-President Dr. ManimalaPuri. In her speech, she emphasized about importance and role of soil in crop production and motivated the students to learn the techniques to conserve more nutrients in soil for future sustainable production.Dr.Gunnjeet Kaur, Assistant Professor, SOAS welcome addressed and brief about the beginning and the themes of World Soil day. Dr. R.L. Suwalka, Dean SOAS explained about the importance of soil and majors to prevent the soil erosion. He also imparted knowledge and tit bits how to enhance soil fertility and improve soil health. Speech of Dr. Suwalka was pertaining to the 2019 theme. After on Mr. AnurooddhaPratap Singh Yadav shared some facts about the world soil day. In the end of the programme a rapid quiz was held in which question where asked related to soil and its management. In which Miss Mansi Jain stood first position and Mr. PuneetPareek stood second position. The programme was ended by vote of thanks delivered by Ms PinkyGoyal , Assistant professor , Soil Science DKNMU and ICAR kulgeet.
8. 03, December, 2019 “Agricultural Educational Day”
SOAS celebrated Agricultural Educational Day on 3rd Dec., 2019 at 3:00PM in seminar hall of SOAS. All faculty members and students of B.Sc. Ag I semester were present to celebrate the Agricultural Educational Day. The celebration was started by Kulgeet of ICAR. The celebration was started by the presentation of Dr. Gunnjeet Kaur, Assistant Professor, SOAS , She brief about the Initiation and objectives of this day in India . As on 3rd December is the Birthday of Dr. Rajendra Prasad, first President of Independent India and first Union Minister of Agriculture of India in 1946. There on Dr. R.L. Suwalka delivered his views and knowledge imparting to the Education in Agriculture. He motivated students to don’t run behind the jobs and be yourself an entrepreneur and facilitated others for getting jobs.
9. 17th, October, 2019 World Food Day
World food day was celebrated by i of School of Agricultural Sciences in seminar hallof SOAS in which all faculty members and more than 75 students contributed their efforts tomake it successful. This year, the theme of World Food Day 2019 is “Our Actions Are Our Future” and Healthy Diets for “A Zero Hunger World " introduced by Food and agricultural organization (FAO). The introduction address was delivered by Dr. R.L. Suwalka, Dean, SOAS. He briefed history, theme and importance of world food day to students. He also told about green revolution which started by Dr. M. S. Swaminathan. He requested to all students and faculty member to don’t waste food in your plates and share extra food to needy peoples. During this event Dr. R. L. Suwalka pledged to himself and also all presented students and faculty members to stop food wastage, to take healthy diet and provide food to needy people. On this event, Miss Pinnu student of B.Sc.Agri (Hons.) III year delivered her presentation on Awareness of food security.
10. 21th September,2019 “NSS Camp”
First year students of B.Sc. Agriculture to educate them about the motto of National Social Services to uplift the society by keeping the environment healthy and clean to avoid contamination responsible for human health hazards, plantation more and more to check global warming and climate change and to remove plastic wares to minimize Chloro Floro Carbon to protect the Ozone layer. For the purpose an ideal place Devdham, Jodhpuria a famous temple of lord Devnarayan, 25 km away from DKNMU was selected where many pilgrims use to come from different parts of the state hence pollution takes place.
11. 19th July , 2019, Seminar on “Way to Mitigate Global Warming”
The main objective of conducting the seminar is to make aware the students and farmers about the average increase in temperature of earth’s near surface air and oceans resulting change in climate caused by Industrial revolution has increased the amount of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, leading to increased relative forcing from CO2, methane, tropospheric ozone, CFCs and nitrous oxide. Dr.Manimalapuri, Pro- President, DKNMU, Newai addressed as Guest of Honourmentioned that pollution is the root cause of global warming and responsible for climate change that is to be taken serious by everyone. She motivated the students not to use polythene begs, use power saving techniques, less paper use , recycling the wastes as compost and go for green Prof Dr. R.L. Suwalka, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, given welcome speech and explained the background of the seminar to the participants. He delivered his talk on the factors responsible for global warming, its implications on environment, human health issues, detrimental impact on agri-eco system and the ways we can mitigate its harmful effects.
12. 02ndJanuary , 2018;Krishak Gosthi and Field Visit Organized in Adopted Village Palei
Krishak Gosthi and Field Visit of the farmer’s field were organized in Palei village of Newai Tehsil of Tonk District, for suggesting some critical agronomical manipulations highly required for rabi season crops as well as to impart the knowledge of cattle health management mainly cow and buffalo. Looking to the change in climate, decreasing in land holding, increasing the pressure of population and increase in input cost, Professor. R. L. Suwalka, HOD, faculty of agriculture, advocated the efficacy of integrated farming concept along with adoption of latest technical knowhow like shade net, poly house, low tunnel etc. to boost up the income of farmers from per unit land area.