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Abroad Visits

Dr. Ashok. K. Patra, Director IISS, visited Bogor, Indonesia on 20-24 November, 2017 for particapation in First lab managers meeting of the South-East Asia laboratory NETwork (SEALNET 2.0)- Quality improvement in Asia soil laboratories: towards standardization and harmonization of the soil analyses and their interpretation.

Dr. Ashok. K. Patra, Director IISS, visited University of Oxford on 11-13 September 2017 and John Innes Centre, Norwich on 14-15 September 2017 to attend 2nd IUNFC Annual Meeting cum workshop.

Dr. S. R. Mohanty, Sr. Scientist, visited University of Oxford on 11-13 September 2017 and John Innes Centre, Norwich on 14-15 September 2017 to attend 2nd IUNFC Annual Meeting cum workshop.

Dr. Pradip Dey, Dr. R.S. Chaudhary, Dr. K.M. Hati and Dr. N.K. Sinha visited World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya to attend centralized spectroscopy training from 21-25 November, 2016.

Dr. M. Vassanda Coumar, Scientist, Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER), University of Newcastle, Australia, 1st June 2016 to 30th November, 2016, Endeavour Research Fellowship (2016)

Dr. Ashok. K. Patra, Director IISS, visited New York, USA on 15th - 16th September, 2016, For Global Open Data for Agricultural and Nutrition (GODAN) Summit.

Dr. Sanjay Srivastava, Pr. Scientist, visited Kabul-Afghanistan on  9 May, 2016, Kabul-Afghanistan task force for Agriculture Cooperation .

Dr. Manoranjan Mohanty, Sr. Scientist, New York University, Columbia, USA, 11th - 14th April, 2016, Group meeting and workshop and deliver a lecture on "Evaluating climate and carbon-temparature-water changes on winter wheat and chickpea in southeastern Madhya Pradesh: Impact and Adaption".

Dr. Ashok. K. Patra , Director IISS participated in the joint IGAD-GODAN Pre-Meeting at RDA 7 at Tokyao, Japan during 27 February to 02 March 2016.

Dr. T. Adhikari, Pr. Scientist has successfully completed six months deputation (26th August 2015 to 25th February 2016) on Postdoctoral fellowship sponsored by Endeavour Research Programme pursued under Dr RAJARATHNAM DHARMARAJAN Senior Research Fellow, at Global Centre for Environmental Remediation, ATC141, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, The University of Newcastle (UN) University Drive, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia.

Dr. J. Somasundaram, Sr. Scientist, successfully completed six months post doctoral research through Endeavour Fellowship under the Guidance of Prof. Ram Dalal, DSITI, Ecosciences Precinct, Brisbane, Australia from 01/05/2015 to 20/10/2015

Dr. Sangeeta Lenka, Scientist, successfully completed six months Post Doctoral Endeavour Fellowship at HIE, University of Western Sydney from 1/04/2015 to 30/10/2015.

Dr. Ashok. K. Patra , Director IISS, visited ICRAFs Soil Plant Spectral Diagnostics Laboratory at the World Agro-forestry Centre (ICRAF) in Nairobi, Kenya during 17-19th November, 2014.

Dr. Sanjay Srivastava , Pr. Scientist, Visited Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania during November 12-18, 2014 on deputation as a member of official delegation for setting up of various centres under Indo African Forum Summit –II (IAFS-II).

Dr. Asit Mandal, Scientist visited Korea to participate in the 20th World Congress of Soil Science (20WCSS) at ICC Jeju, Korea during 8-13th June 2014. He presented in poster session on Bioremediation during this congress.

Dr Pramod Jha, Sr. Scientist (Soil Chemistry) attended international training in the area of Carbon Trading/Carbon Sequestration/Climate Change under HRD programme of NAIP-ICAR held at Carbon Management and Sequestration Centre, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, USA from 20.12.2013 to 15.03.2014 under the supervision of Dr. Rattan Lal, Distinguished Professor of Soil Science.

Dr. Asit Mandal, Scientist undertaken a short term training in the area of Bioremediation at the Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation (CERAR), University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia from September 2 to November 30, 2013. He also participated in the 5th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference (CleanUp 2013) at Victoria, Melbourne during 15-18th September 2013.

Dr. Sanjay Srivastava, Pr. Scientist, Visited Burkina Faso and Togo in Africa, as a member of official delegation, led by Additional Secretary, DARE and Secretary, ICAR 1-7 during December, 2013 in connection with setting up of different projects under Indo African Forum Summit (IAFS-II). Also presented the project on “Establishing Soil, Water and Tissue Testing Laboratory” before agriculture minister of Burkina Faso on 3rd December, 2013.

Dr. N.K. Lenka, Pr. Scientist (Soil Physics) visited Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA under Norman E Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship (sponsored by USDA) during 09 October, 2011 to 08 January, 2012 under the supervision of Dr. Rattan Lal, Distinguished Professor of Soil Science.

Dr K Ramesh, Sr. Scientist (Agronomy) visited Ohio State University, Piketon, Ohio, USA under USDA Norman E Borlaug International Agricultural Science & Technology Fellowship (sponsored by USDA) during 14th July to 09th Sep 2011 on Organo-zeolite mixtures under the supervision of Prof. Rafiq Islam.

Dr. K. Ramesh, Senior Scientist (Agronomy) visited Germany and Switzerland for his research paper presentation at BIOMET 7 conference held at Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, Germany during April 12-14, 2010.

Dr. S. Ramana, Senior Scientist undertaken a short term training in the area of Bioremediation at the Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation ( C E R A R ), University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia from June 1 to August 31.2010.

Dr. A. Subba Rao, Director and Dr. K. Sammi Reddy, Principal Scientist visited Australia to participate in the 19th World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS) at Brisbane during 1-5 August 2010. They presented two papers in oral session on Integrated Nutrient Management at WCSS.

Dr (Mrs). Sangeeta Lenka, Scientist undergone three months foreign training on “Carbon Trading, Carbon sequestration/Climate Change” (Natural Resource Management) under Prof. Keith Paustian, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Natural Resource Ecology Lab, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA during 1st December, 2009 to 28th Feb, 2010.

Dr. K. Sammi Reddy visited the IRRI, Manila, Phillipines to participate in the training workshop on “Participatory Approaches for Agricultural Research and Extension” during 7-18 August 2006.

Drs. A. Subba Rao, DLN Rao and Muneshwar Singh visited Australia in Review Workshop of the ACIAR-ICAR Project SMCN/2002/032 during 15-25th May, 2006.

Dr K. Sammi Reddy visited Australia for Training of the ACIAR-ICAR Project SMCN/2002/032 during 25th April - 29th May, 2006.

Dr. KG Mandal Scientist (SS) left for one year post doctoral studies in China.

Dr. MV Singh, Project Coordinator (Micronutrients) visited Adelaide, Australia to present an invited paper in the 8 th International Conference on Bio-Geochemistry of Trace Elements during April 3-7, 2005.

Dr. AK Misra, Head Soil Physics Division, attended the Review and Planning Meeting of ADB-ICRISAT Project at Kunming, China during April 27-29, 2005.

 

 

 
 
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