Hyderabad, Jul 4 : Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University(PJTSAU) and New Delhi-based ASM Foundation will jointly organize a four-day global conference on "Innovative Approach for Enhancing Water Productivity in Agriculture including Horticulture'' here from May 28 next year.
The Global Conference will be held in collaboration with many of Public and Private institutes in the country.
In the Global conference, many researchers across the globe will participate and deliberate issues on Enhancing water management in Agriculture and Horticulture, Dr H P Singh , Former Deputy Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Chairman of Confederation of Horticulture Associations of India said during his visit to PJTSAU here on Wednesday.
During his visit, Dr. Singh met PJTSAU Vice Chancellor Dr. V Praveen Rao and discussed on the proposed Global Conference.
During his interaction with the VC and University officers of the PJTSAU, Dr Singh said the effective water management will give solutions for many of the problems faced in Agriculture and ensure the profitability to the farmers.
He told the officers that the Crops grown under Micro irrigation will provide high productivity as well as profitability to the farmers.
Dr Singh has appreciated the efforts made by the PJTSAU to achieve the higher results in Teaching, Research and Extension with a short span of time.
Dr Rao explained the university activities and accomplishments through video presentation.
The Vice-Chancellor said, the state government is constructing several major lift irrigation projects to provide drinking and irrigation water to the people of Telangana.
The proposed global conference has the greater relevance to the state where the larger number of irrigation projects are under construction, the VC said.
He said this is the best opportunity to collaborate in such an important global conference which has relevant to the state and added during the time of the Conference, a visit will be planned for the delegates to take them to the World's largest Kaleswaram lift irrigation project site.(UNI)