Receiving VASANTRAO NAIK Award For Outstanding Research and Application in Dryland Farming System 2014
Dr. B.K. RAMACHANDRAPPA, Chief Scientist & Agronomist ORP, AICRP on Dryland Agriculture, UAS, GKVK, Bangalore and his associates including Dr. M.A. Shankar, Dr. M.N. Thimmegowda, Dr. A. Sathish, Mr. B.N. Jagadeesh and Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao were conferred Vasant Rao Naik Award of ICAR for Research Application in Agriculture 2014.
The team has done meritorious work on livelihood enhancement under dry zones of Southern Karnataka (10 districts) with systematic research and technological application attended by AICRP for dryland agriculture, Bangalore.
Best AICRPDA Centre Award 2014 was given to Biswanath Chariali for outstanding contribution in Dryland Research during the XXIV Biennial Workshop of AICRPDA held at RVSKW, Indore on 27th December, 2014.
Dr. G. Ravindra Chary received Fellow of Indian Society of Agronomy Award
Dr. G Ravindra Chary, Principal Scientist (Agronomy), AICRPDA, received Fellow of Indian Society of Agronomy Award for outstanding contributions in the field of agronomy. The award was presented on 18th November 2014 during National Symposium on “Agricultural diversification for sustainable livelihood and environmental security” organized by Indian Society of Agronomy at PAU, Ludhiana.
Dr. KA Gopinath, Senior Scientist received the Best Editor Award for outstanding contribution in bringing out "International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management" for the year 2013. The award was presented on 7th January, 2015 during the 2nd International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management at Hyderabad.
Er. R. Nagarjuna Kumar received Scientist of the Year Award-2013
Er. R. Nagarjuna Kumar, Scientist, received Scientist of the Year Award-2013 of Society for Scientific Development in Agriculture and Technology (SSDAT) for the best work done in the field of computer applications in agriculture. The award was given by Dr. V. Ravindra Babu, Project Director, DRR, Hyderabad in National Conference on Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Biotic and Abiotic Stress Management (ECOBASM-2014), held during December 13–14, 2014 at Directorate of Rice Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.
Dr. B.Venkateswarlu, Director, CRIDA, receiving Groundwater Augmentation Award, from Shri Salman Kursheed,Min.of Water Resources,GoI on 22 March 2011,New Delhi. The PC Unit and AICRPDA Centres Arjia and Solapur implemented FPARP programme of MoWR. Two other centres gave technical support