Events and Seminars
- December 23, 2020 “National Farmers Day”:
School of Agricultural Sciences celebrated National Farmers Day on December 23, 2020. Event organised in adopted village Palei near Tonk. The program was conducted by Dr. Palak Mishra (Assistant Professor, Deptt. of Extension Education). Experts delivered lecture on mushroom production, beekeeping and food processing to double the income of the farmers and interact with farmers and solve their problems related to farming. Around 56 farmers participated in programme.
- December 5, 2020 “World Soil Day”:
School of Agricultural Sciences organised a webinar to celebrate World Soil Day on December 5, 2020 via Zoom app. Theme “Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity". Guest speaker Mr. Vinod Kumar Yadav (Assistant Professor, Agricultural University, Kota ) explained about the soil health of Rajasthan and its importance in crop production and explain various technique for the improvement of soil health and soil fertility. After on Mr. Hemraj Jat ( Assistant professor, Soil Science, SOAS) explained about soil biodiversity. Around 278 participants were registered in the event.
- December 3, 2020 “National Agricultural Educational Day”:
School of Agricultural Sciences organised a webinar to celebrate National Agricultural Educational Day on December 3, 2020 via Zoom app. Excellent lectures were delivered on the topics,“Importance of Agriculture in present Scenario” and “Envisioning the future of Agriculture Education: Professional and Entrepreneurship Opportunities in the changing global environment” and “Doubling farmers’ income’’ by the speakers – Dr. A.K Pathak (Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences), Dr. Palak Mishra (Assistant Professor, Extension Education) and Mr. A.K Yadav ( Assistant Professor, Economics) respectively . About 273 students participated in the programme.
- October 16,2020 "World Food Day”:
School of Agricultural Sciences organised a World Food Day on October 16, 2020 in Chainpuriya village. Theme of event is “Grow, nourish, sustain together. Our actions are our future". The event took place through online mode via Zoom app. Around 100 participants participated in the event.
- June 05, 2020 “Celebration of International Environment Day”:
In amidst of Covid-19 at peak, to celebrate World Environment Day in full pledge way was quite a challenge. So, School of Agricultural Sciences took an initiative to conduct E- Quiz to promote environmental knowledge and awareness -“A Step towards how 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, randomise the questions and 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 organised by School of Agricultural Sciences, DKNMU and secured marks according to performance. The event was successfully organised by Dr. Gunnjeet Kaur (Coordinator), Mr. Hutesh Sharma (Sub-Coordinator) and Mr. Dileep Gupta (Organising 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.
- June 01, 2020 "Webinar on World Milk Day" :
On the occasion of 20th Anniversary of World Milk Day, a webinar was organised 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 organised Webinar on World Milk Day 2020 as a step for social campaigns and this online event was celebrated abiding to the policies decided by the WHO in regards to people’s safety.
The main aim to organise 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 than 400 candidates were registered from PAN India.
The eminent resource persons from the field of dairy industries working at grass root level were invited 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. His description of how to execute was remarkable. We have also received numerous queries post webinar in relation to the presentation he delivered. Our second resource person Mr. Rakesh Raikar, Co-Founder and Business Head, Animal Nutrition, Farm Vic, Jaipur covered all entrepreneurial opportunities for dairy start-up. His description of how to execute it was remarkable. Questions and queries asked by the participants were answered by the experts. Certificates had provided to all the participants.
- December 11,2019 “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 seventh semester were present during the programme. The Programme was initiated by the speech of Dr. R. L. Suwalka, Dean, SOAS. He explained about the 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) explained 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 and Bundi. Dr. P.K. Gupta delivered vote of thanks through his wonderful poem on RAWE. All the faculty members congratulated the seventh-semester students for completing their course work and blessed them with best wishes for their training.
- December 05, 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. Manimala Puri. In her speech, she emphasised about the 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 themes of World Soil Day. Dr. R.L. Suwalka (Dean, SOAS) explained about the importance of soil and major ways 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 were pertaining to the 2019 theme. After on, Mr. Anurooddha Pratap 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 and Mr. Puneet Pareek stood second position. The programme was ended by vote of thanks delivered by Ms Pinky Goyal (Assistant professor, Soil Science, DKNMU) and ICAR Kulgeet.
- December 03, 2019 “Agricultural Educational Day”:
SOAS celebrated Agricultural Educational Day on 3rd Dec., 2019 at 3:00 PM in seminar hall of SOAS. All faculty members and students of B.Sc. Ag. first semester were present to celebrate the Agricultural Educational Day. The celebration was started by Kulgeet of ICAR. It was then followed by the presentation of Dr. Gunnjeet Kaur (Assistant Professor, SOAS). She briefed 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 not run towards jobs and instead be an entrepreneur and facilitate others for jobs.
- October 17, 2019 World Food Day":
World food day was celebrated by School of Agricultural Sciences in seminar hall of SOAS in which all faculty members and more than 75 students contributed their efforts to make 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 spoke about Green Revolution which was started by Dr. M. S. Swaminathan. He requested to all students and faculty member to not waste food and share extra food to needy people. During this event, Dr. R. L. Suwalka took a pledge himself and also all the students and faculty members present to stop food wastage, to take healthy diet and provide food to needy people. On this event, Miss Pinnu student of B.Sc. Ag. (Hons.) third year delivered her presentation on Awareness of Food Security.
- September 21, 2019 “NSS Camp”:
A NSS Camp was organised for the 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, to plant 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 this purpose an ideal place Devdham, Jodhpuria a famous temple of lord Devnarayan, 25 km away from DKNMU was selected as camp site where many pilgrims come from different parts of the state hence pollution takes place.
- July 19, 2019, "Seminar on
Way to Mitigate Global Warming": for details click here
The main objective of conducting the seminar was to make aware the students and farmers about the average increase in temperature of Earth’s atmosphere and oceans resulting in a change in the climate caused by the Industrial Revolution which 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 Honour, mentioned 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 bags, use power saving techniques, use less paper, recycle the wastes as compost and go for green. Dr. R.L. Suwalka, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, gave 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 adopt to mitigate its harmful effects.