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Zonal Breeders and Plant Protection Scientists Meet 2022 will be held in hybrid mode at IISR, Lucknow on Jan 24, 2022

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International Conference on Sustainability of the Sugar and Integrated Industries: Issues and Initiatives (SUGARCON-2022)

Training Programmes

The performance and growth of sugarcane and sugar sector much depends upon the skills and knowledge of human resources involve in it. Sugarcane production system’s effectiveness depends largely on the people and clientele groups involved in production system. Human resources are dynamic and complex and so is their development. Human Resource Development under the present context refers to the improvements in the capacities and capabilities of the personnel in relation to the needs of the sugar industry and sugarcane production system. HRD creates a climate in which the flower of human knowledge, skills, capabilities and creativity can bloom. HRD is generally brought about through a bunch of sub-systems all of which are meant to focus on development of the individuals and groups constituting the social system of the organization or farming systems, one of these sub-systems is training.

Training may be defined as any attempt to improve performance of the individual or group in the currently held job/activities/farm operation or one related to sugarcane production and sugar making. This usually means changes in specific knowledge, skills, attitudes or behavior.

With this all about purpose and objective of training the Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow regularly organizes training for different clientele groups depending upon the need and demand of the groups and emergent need of sugarcane and sugar sector of the country.

Training module developed at IISR focuses on the following thrust areas:

  • Overall Sugarcane and Sugar scenario at National and International level
  • Sugarcane varieties for different agro climatic regions of the country
  • Techniques of seed cane production and multiplication
  • Varietals planning, replacement, development and harvesting schedule
  • Agro-techniques of sugarcane cultivation in tropical and sub tropical regions of the country
  • Crop diversification in sugarcane production system for maximizing system yield and profit
  • Water management in sugarcane for economizing use of irrigation water
  • Management of ratoon crop
  • Mechanization in sugarcane
  • Sugarcane development strategies in sugar mill zone areas
  • Agro techniques for sugarcane cultivation under biotic and abiotic stress conditions
  • Physiological and bio-chemical aspects for yield improvement
  • Post-harvest management in sugarcane
  • Biological control of insect-pests / diseases
  • Case Study: Success stories in sugarcane
  • ICT based expert system in sugarcane
  • Climate resilience cane agriculture
  • Integrated communication strategy for enhancing cane acreage and yield in sugarcane mill zone areas
  • Objectives of Training

  • To disseminate the information on latest sugarcane production technology to different clientele group.
  • To upgrade knowledge and enhance skills of human resources engaged in sugarcane production.
  • To develop expert trainer, in sugarcane cultivation techniques, who may serve as ambassador of IISR technologies in sugarcane growing areas of the country.
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    Contact Person

    Director, IISR Lucknow
    Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research,
    Lucknow 226 002
    Phone: 0522-2961316-318, Fax no. 0522-2480738