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SAC Meeting

Proceeding of XXIII Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting of KVK Cuttack

The 23rdScientific Advisory Committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Cuttack was held on 19.05.2022 at 11.00 AM in virtual mode through Zoom App under the Chairmanship of Dr (Mrs).Padmini Swain, Director, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack. SAC members comprising of Director, ATARI, Dean, Extension Education, OUAT, line department officials, nearby research institutes, RRTTS,farmers’ representatives, farm women representatives, ring KVK partners and Dr Sujata Sethy, SMS (Home Science) and OIC, KVK Cuttack & Member Secretary and many officers from line department and progressive farmers attended the SAC meeting.

Dr. Sujata Sethy, OIC, KVK Cuttack welcomed the Chairman and other members. After introduction of the members and invitees, the Chairman took up the proceedings as per agenda. Dr. Sethy presented the achievements of KVK Cuttack for the period from April 2021 to March 2022 and action taken report along with the action plan for 2022-23. It was followed by discussion related to the presentation. In course of presentation, the Chairman and other members provided their valuable suggestions. In the concluding part of the meeting the overall suggestions of the Chairman, Nodal Officer and other members were recorded for taking appropriate actions. Dr Dillip Ranjan Sarangi, SMS (Soil Science) proposed the vote of thanks. The suggestions have been noted down below:-

Salient Recommendations of the 23rd Scientific Advisory Committee

Sl No.Salient RecommendationSuggested by
1Demonstration unit on natural farming should be made at KVK campus in mission mode. Dr. S.K. Roy,
Director, ATARI, Kolkata
2SAC meeting should be preferably conducted in offline mode to promote effective interaction. Dr. S.K. Roy,
Director, ATARI, Kolkata
3Feedback of Bio-fortified varieties may be collected from farmers and consumers. Dr. Padmini Swain,
Director, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack
4Horizonal spread of technologies and success stories should be spread by short video film through mass media and social media. Dr. P.J. Mishra,
Dean, Extension Education, OUAT, Bhubaneswar
5Newly released drought / flood varieties preferably from NRRI/ OUAT may be demonstrated at farmers field. Dr. P.J. Mishra,
Dean, Extension Education, OUAT, Bhubaneswar
6Larger number of KVK beneficiaries may be included in different FPOs of the district for better knowledge and produce dissemination with market linkage. Dr. G.A.K. Kumar,
Nodal Officer, KVK Cuttack
7Field data may be collected in an effective manner and should be documented and published in good quality journals and magazines. Dr. G.A.K. Kumar, Nodal Officer, KVK Cuttack
8Impact assessment of technologies should be conducted for knowing the efficacy and impact in farmers field. Dr. C.K. Beura,
In Charge, ICAR-DPR Regional Station, Bhubaneswar
9Assessment of new varieties in Drumstick may be taken up in OFT and one drumstick germplasm unit should be maintained at farm level.Dr GC Acharya, Head, CHES, ICAR-IIHR, Bhubaneswar
10KVK should take some collaborative research programs with CHES (ICAR-IIHR), Bhubaneswar for technology validation in specific areas. Dr GC Acharya,
Head, CHES, ICAR-IIHR, Bhubaneswar
11KVK should assist in capacity building program of farmers on commercial floriculture in Floriculture Clusters formed by Dept. of Horticulture. Shri S Panigrahi, DDH, Cuttack
12Innovation in agriculture and allied sectors may be identified for convergence programme with NABARDDDM, NABARD
13Capacity building program on Value addition of Oyster Mushroom may be conducted for entrepreneurship generation. Smt. Ritanjali Das,
Farm Women Representative
14Infertility treatment-cum-Animal health camp may be conducted at Ganeswarpur, Salipur and adopted villages. Sri S.K. Pani, Farmer Representative

List of members and invited guests present in the 23rd Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Cuttack :

Sl no.NamePositionPost
1Dr (Mrs) Padmini SwainDirector, NRRI, CuttackChairman
2Dr S.K. RoyDirector, ATARI, Kolkata Member
3Dr P.J. MishraDean, Extension Education, OUATMember
4Sri Niranjan DashCDAO, CuttackMember
5Sri Subash BiswalDy. Director, Soil Conservation-cum-PD, Watershed, CuttackMember
6Dr Madhusudan Subuddhi CDVO, CuttackMember
7Sri Soumendra PanigrahiDDH, CuttackMember
8Sri Rajesh BeheraLDM, Cuttack Member
9Ms. Praxima ParidaDDM, NABARDMember
10Sri Ananta JenaProgramme Executive, AIR, CuttackMember
11Sri Pratap Keshari TripathyFarmer Representative, Tangi-ChoudwarMember
12Sri Sangram Keshari PaniFarmer Representative, SalipurMember
13Smt. Ritanjali DasFarm women Representative, Tangi-ChoudwarMember
14Smt. Mamata DasFarm women Representative, MahangaMember
15Dr Govind Chandra AcharyaHead, CHES, BhubaneswarMember
16Dr Chandrakanta BeuraHead, Directorate of Poultry Research, BBSRMember
17Dr Debabrata PanigrahiHead, RRTTS, MahishapatMember
18SMS (Home Science) & OIC, KVK, CuttackDr Sujata SethyMember Secretary

Invited guest

Sl no.NamePosition
1Dr. G.A.K. KumarHead, S.S. Division & Nodal Officer
2Sri Suresh MallickPD, ATMA, Cuttack
3SSH, KVK Jajpur
4SSH, KVK Khurda
5Sri Suresh TripathyNGO Secretariat, NIGAM NGO

Staff of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Cuttack

Sl no.NamePosition
1Dr Dillip Ranjan SarangiSMS (Soil Science)
2Dr Tushar Ranjan SahooSMS ( Horticulture)
3Dr Ranjan Kumar MohantaSMS (Animal Science)
4Shri Debasish JenaSMS (Agro-meteorology)
5Shri Prasanta PradhanTechnical Officer(Comp.)
6Shri Bibhuti Bhushan Polai PA
7Shri Krupasindhu PradhanT2, Driver
8Shri Arabinda BisoiT3, Driver
9Shri Satya Ranjan RoutAgromet Observer

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

(Dr. Sujata Sethy)


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