Research Advisory Committee

Tenure and Composition

Constituted with effect from 7th February 2014 to 6th February 2017 as per ICAR office order No.2(23)/01-IA.III dt. 7-th February 2014


Dr. P.L. Gautam,
Former Chairman,
PPV & FRA, Govt. of India,
Career Point Univesity,
Tikker, Bhoranj, Hamirpur,
Himachal Pradesh - 176 041

Member Secretary

Dr. R. Viswanathan
Head (Crop Protection)
Sugarcane Breeding Institute,
Coimbatore.€“ 641 007


Dr. H.E. Sashidhar,
Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology,
University of Agricultural Sciences,
G.K.V.K, Bangalore -560 065.
Dr. V.P. Singh,
Director Research, Rajendra Agricultural University
Pusa (Samistipur) - 848125
Dr. P.S. Deshmukh,
Former Head & Emeritus Scientist,
Division of Plant Physiology,
IARI, New Delhi - 110 012.
Dr. R. Samiyappan,
Retd. Director,
Center for Plant Protection Studies,
Tamilnadu Agri. University,
Coimbatore - 641 003
Dr. M.S. Palaniswami,
Retd. Project Coordinator, Tuber Crops,
Central Tuber Crops Research Intitute,
Trivandrum - 695 017.
Dr. J. Vasantha Kumar,
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture & Professor
Dept. of Agricultural Extension,
Annamalai University, Chidambaram - 608 002.
Sugarcane Breeding Institute,
Dr. R. K. Singh,
Assistant Director General (CC)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research,
Krishi Bhavan,
New Delhi 110 114
Sri. M. Manickam,
Executive Vice Chairman,
Sakthi Sugars,
180, Race Course Road P.O,
Box No. 3775,
Coimbatore -641 018.
Shri. Shivajirao Deshmuk, IAS (Retd.)
Director General- VSI,
Manjar (Bk), Tal. Haveli, Pune


Mobile-App "Cane Adviser" on Sugarcane for Cane growers and millers launched.

" Certificates of Variety Registration (Co 0118,Co 0237,Co 0403,Co 05011) ”

" Plant Variety Registration - Varieities registered ”

''Vacany Announcements ”

''भा.कृ.अनु.प - गन्ना प्रजनन संस्थान क्षेत्रीय केन्द्र , करनाल - कार्यवाही विवरण।/ सारांश ”

Mobile-App "Cane Adviser" on Sugarcane for Cane growers and millers developed.

''Participants List - Model Training Course 2018”

National seminar on “ Hundred years of sweet revolution in India : Co 205 to Co 0238”

Twenty new sugarcane varieties undergoing field trials

UP becomes largest sugarcane producer with 87 lakh tonnes sugar

Dr.Bakshi Ram, Director, ICAR-SBI felicitated for his contributions in improving farmers’ income and sugar recovery through the variety Co 0238.

UP Sugar Output hits all-time record

Ganne Ki Kheti Mein Ab to 38-38 Ho Ri

Sugarcane farmers opt for drought-tolerant varieties

Sugarcane Breeding Institute gets award for two predominant varieties

Sugarcane Breeding Institute's two cane varieties recognised

" The Wonder Variety Co 0238 was evolved under the leadership of Dr.Bakshi Ram, Director, ICAR-SBI at Regional center,Karnal is doing wonders in subtropical India (UP)."

"Ganna Prakash - Hindi magazine"

"Success story (100tons/acre) YLD free Co 86032"

Advisories to mitigate the impact of drought in sugarcane

Yield potential of Co 0238 in UP(Source: Hindustan, Lucknow)

Release of New publication

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