The first International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management was successfully organized in collaboration with our technical partner Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (CRIJAF), Barrackpore, West Bengal and publishing partner Puspa Publishing house (Kolkata), at Science City, Kolkata, India during 6th to 9th Feb 2013, with a view to address the present day need for food and nutritional security under ever increasing abiotic and biotic stresses.  The conference has covered different areas detailed below

 Bio-resources

  • Bio-resources, its utilization and processing
  • Biodiversity, endangered and endemic species
  • Traditional knowledge, primitive innovative technology, unused and under-utilized methods or tools, recovery of ethnic knowledge
  • Microbial diversity
  • Crop and soil management
  • Diversification and globalizationof agriculture, conservation agriculture
  • Climate change; soil, water, environmental pollution as well as atmospheric crisis; population pressure
  1. Stress Management
  • Green Technology, Nano-technology, Bio-fortification,
  • Genetic Engineering and Biotechnological tools for bio-resource and stress management
  • Remote sensing and GIS applications
  • Biotic and abiotic stress on plant, microbial lives and its man­agement and other topics related to bio-resources and stress management

 In the first conference 398 participants from diverse fields of agriculture, scientists from ICAR institutes, faculty and research scholars from central and state Agricultural Universities (SAUs), industry, central and state governments across the country. The conference was also attended by number of foreign participants mainly from USA, Mexico, Bangladesh, Iran and Nigeria.  A compendium of abstracts and souvenir were also prepared and released on this auspicious occasion.

The Second International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management was also successfully organized in collaboration with ANGRAU and PJTSAU, Hyderabad and publishing partner Puspa Publishing house (Kolkata), at Science City, Kolkata, India during 7th to 10th January 2015, with the major objective to address the food and nutritional security.The emphasis was given on the conservation of bioresource and biotic and abiotic stress management.The conference was attended by 660 delegates and eminent personalities from all over india and foreign countries