2nd International Conference On

REFORMING AGRICULTURE EDUCATION : SCOPE AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVE

FEBRUARY 11-12, 2020

About the Conference

The conference will take place in the city Nagpur, Maharashtra State, India during February 11-12, 2020 sponsored by National Agricultural Higher Education Project supported by Indian Council of agricultural Research, New Delhi and hosted by NAHEP, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth Akola. This conference is peer reviewed international conference on Reforming Agriculture Education: its Scope and Future Perspective will provide a platform for exchange of views, the dissemination of the high-quality research results, the presentation of the new developments in the area, and the debate on shaping the future directions and priorities for reforming the agricultural education. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceeding and selected papers will be published in special issues in our partner journals.

Thematic Areas of Conferenc

• Scenario of Current agriculture education in India
• Scope of Agriculture education in India
• Future challenges of Indian Agriculture
• Need of Reforms in Agricultural education for entrepreneurship development
• Rural Entrepreneurship and awareness development
• Recent advances in agricultural scienes, Engineering and Technology
• Quality of Higher education in Agriculture:Constraints and Opportunities
• Empowering women in agriculture education for sustainable rural development
• An Industry perspective on changes needed in Agricultural education curricula
• Agriculture education in an elementary school
• New directions for agriculture education
• Sustainability in Higher Agriculture education
• Curriculum Reforms for educational development in Indian Agriculture
• Educational needs on precision agriculture
• Sustainable agriculture: 21st century system

Best Paper Award

Papers presented in the conference would receive a “Best Paper Award” in recognition of outstanding contribution in the area of the conference heme and in various sub-themes.

Registration Fees

It is mandatory that at least one author of all accepted papers have to register for the conference to ensure that the paper is included in the proceeding.

Category Registration fees Registration fees after last day
Students/Research Scholars(only participation) Rs. 3500 Rs. 4000
Students/Research Scholars (with paper) Rs. 7000 Rs. 7500
Delegates from Industry/R&D Organization from India Rs. 8000 Rs. 8500
Foreign Delegates US $ 350 US $ 400
Accompanying person/co-author for national delegates Rs. 5000
Accompanying person/co-author for foreign delegates US $ 150

Mode of Payment

Registration fee can be send only through the demand draft or at par A/C Payee cheque or RTGS

  1. Demand Draft: In favor of The Comptroller, DR. PDKV, Akola Payable at Dr. PDKV, Akola
  2. A/ C Payee Cheque: In favor of The Comptroller, Dr. PDKV, AkolaA/C No.:10428433344IFSC Code: SBIN0002171

Accommodation

Limited Accommodation facility is available in VANAMATI Guest House on payment basis. accommodation in nearby hotels will be arranged on request of participants on advance payment.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission November 11, 2019
Full Manuscript Submission November 30, 2019
Revised Manuscript Submission December 10, 2019
Notification of Acceptance December 30, 2019
Camera Ready Submission January 10, 2019
Registration Closing Date January 27, 2020
Conference Dates February 11-12, 2020

Venue

Nagpur is World famous orange City in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra and the City has been adjudged as 3rd Green city in India. Nagpur (formerly Nagpore) is the third largest city and winter capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is also called as a tiger Capital of India. Nagpur is located at the exact centre of the Indian peninsula. The city has the Zero Mile Stone locating the geographical centre of India, which was used by the British to measure all distances within the Indian subcontinent. Nagpur has been identified as the best city in India topping in liveability, greenery, public transport and health care indices.

Connectivity.

Air :

Nagpur has an International Airport well connected to Asian and European Countries and also has direct domestic flights

Train :

Nagpur is well connected to most of the Indian Cities through Indian Railway

Road :

The distance of Nagpur from Metropolitan Cities like Delhi is 1094 km, from Mumbai 837 km, from Kolkata is 1140 Km and from Chennai is 1092 km with NH6 and NH7

Visa

Delegates from abroad are required to get their VISA Through Indian Embassy/ High Commission in their Country. VISA on arrival facility is available for passport holders of several Countries. Please Check out with Indian Embassy/ High Commission for details

Language

Official Language of the Conference will be English

Organizing Team

Chief Patron
Dr. V.M. Bhale
(Hon’ble Vice chancellor Dr. P.D.K.V. Akola)

Dr. N.S. Rathore
(Hon’ble DDG (Education))

Patron
Dr. R.B. Sharma
(National Co-ordinator (NAHEP))

Dr. M.B. Nagdeve
(Dean Faculty of Agril. Engg.)

Organizing Chairman
Dr. S.R.Kalbande
(Head Deptt. of UCSE&EEPI, NAHEP, Dr. PDKV Akola)

Organizing Secretary & Convener
Dr. V. P. Khambalkar
(Asst. Professor, Deptt. of UCSE&EECo-PI, NAHEP, Dr. PDKV Akola)

Co-organizing Secretary
Er. D.S.Karale
(Asst. Professor, Deptt. of FPM Co-PI, NAHEP, Dr. PDKV Akola)