Dr. A.K. Srivastava, Chairman, ASRB acknowledged R and D endeavors of ICAR-IISR Dr. A.K. Srivastava, Chairman, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi visited ICAR-IISR, Lucknow and collaborated with the Institute Scientists and took unmistakable fascination on the present status of sugarcane and sugar creation in India. Dr. Srivastava hailed the R and D endeavors of IISR, Lucknow, coming full circle in Uttar Pradesh turning into the biggest maker of sugarcane and sugar in India. Dr. Srivastava communicated fulfillment for the accomplishments made by the Institute. Dr. Srivastava communicated his genuine worry over the ailing health of the 90% Indian ladies and kids, especially babies. He suggested for bosom encouraging of babies which has the ability to tackle the issue of ailing health among the youngsters. Initial 1000 days are exceptionally urgent for the strength of the newborn children. So endeavors ought to be made to furnish nutritious nourishment alongside drain amid this period. Naming the drain as entire sustenance, he upheld for the fortress of drain with iron. Dr. Srivastava prescribed to take purified drain, as it might be unsafe to have unboiled drain as it might cause illnesses because of essence of number of microscopic organisms in it. He recommended to make mindfulness among every one of the ladies to deal with nourishment in their eating regimens. He likewise educated about the evil impacts of oxidized salt. At the beginning, Dr. A.D. Pathak, Director, ICAR-IISR, Lucknow invited Dr. Srivastava. Dr. Pathak gave a concise introduction on the present sugarcane development situation in India and proposed unforeseen arrangement for maintaining sugarcane and sugar profitability. He additionally featured the activity taken by the Institute for multiplying agriculturists' wage in PPP mode with DSCL gathering and advancement of enhanced jaggery innovation and its advertising courses of action for enhancing the net profitability of the sugarcane ranchers. Dr. Pathak additionally educated that Uttar Pradesh has achieved the most noteworthy ever sugar generation level of 12.05 million tons amid squashing season 2017-18 and the State has likewise outperformed national normal sugarcane yield by account 79.2 t/ha.

Location & Contact

Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research,

Raibareilley Road Dilkusha Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Uttar Pradesh,




Telephone: 0522 248 0726

Email: director.sugarcane@icar.gov.in

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The Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR), Lucknow was set up in 1952 by the past Indian Central Sugarcane Committee for directing researches on principal and connected parts of sugarcane culture and also to co-ordinate the research work done on this yield in various States of the nation. The Government of India assumed control over the Institute from the Indian Central Sugarcane Committee on first January, 1954. On April 1, 1969, it was exchanged to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi alongwith other focal agrarian research institutes. Area The Institute is arranged 4.8 km from Lucknow Railway Station (Charbagh), 8 km from Alambagh Bus Station, and 12 km from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow at Rai Bareli Road (26.56oN and 80.52oE) at 111 m above mean ocean level. Separation from New Delhi is around 500 km and very much associated with every single significant city of the nation. Atmosphere The atmosphere of the area is subtropical semi-dry. The mid year season, crossing from mid March to mid June, is hot and dry with mercury surpassing 40oC every now and again in later past. The long haul month to month normal greatest temperature for April, May and June are 36.4, 40.0 and 38.5oC. The rainstorm regularly starts from 18-21 June and stretches out till a week ago of September. The normal precipitation amid most recent five years has been around 880mm and blustery season in principally unimodal (almost 80-85% of precipitation got amid rainstorm). The winter season begins from mid November and is to a great degree chill with mercury contacting around 1oC on occasion. The long haul normal least temperature for November, December, January and February are 11.5, 7.3, 7.0 and 9.7oC.

Organisation Structure

The varietal preliminaries of sugarcane are directed by 22 customary, 14 deliberate and other sub-focuses spread more than five Agro-climatic Zones. North West Zone: Punjab, Haryana, western and focal Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. North Central Zone: Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. North East Zone: Assam and Nagaland East Coast Zone: Orissa, waterfront Andhra Pradesh and beach front Tamil Nadu. Peninsular Zone: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, inside Andhra Pradesh and platue area of Tamil Nadu. The zones comprising of general focuses is portrayed through after outline:-


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