23-02-2024 A Review and Planning Meeting under India and CIMMYT Wheat Improvement Partnership Program was held today at ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal.From CIMMYT side,Dr. Kevin Pixley (Wheat Program Director),Dr. Arun Kumar Joshi (BISA Managing Director, CIMMYT Country Representative for India and CIMMYT Regional Representative for South Asia),Dr.Velu Govindan(Senior Wheat Breeder),Dr. Sridhar Bhavani(Senior Scientist, Head of Rust Pathology and Molecular Genetics) and Dr. Pradeep Bhati (Wheat Breeder, BISA) participated in meeting and presented the achievements made under Wheat improvement program. Dr. Gyanendra Singh gave the overview and achievements of CIMMYT activities under the CIMMYT India partnership.Discussion was held to further prepare the roadmap to strengthen the India-CIMMYT Wheat Improvement program.Visit to field to monitor the performance of experimental trials was also conducted after discussion.
21-02-2024आज पी एम श्री योजना के तहत GSSS उरलाना पानीपत के विद्यार्थियों का शैक्षणिक भ्रमण संसथान में करवाया गया
Today under PM Shri Yojana, students of GSSS Urlana Panipat were conducted educational tour in the institution.
19-02-2024 Mid-term examination under ICAR- IARI mega university hub is being conducted at ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal
16-02-2024 A Delegate from Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research comprising of Dr. Daniel Muleta Fana, Coordinator-National Irrigated Wheat Project,Mr. Hailu Mengistu Biru, Wheat Breeder, Mr. Shimelis Alemayehu Seta Wheat Breeder, and Mr. Lemma Mamo Haile Soil Scientist (Soil Salinity Center) visited IIWBR, Karnal today. The delegate visited the experimental fields of wheat and barley breeding trials and interacted with IIWBR, Scientists. The delegate also met Director, IIWBR, Dr. Gyanendra Singh and discussed ways of strengthening the research collaboration between India and Ethiopia.
13-02-2024 The inaugural session of 21 days “Vocational Training for empowering youth to strengthen the seed sector” was held today at ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal ( 13 Feb- 4 March, 2024) under the chairmanship of Dr. Gyanendra Singh, Director, ICAR- IIWBR, Karnal. Dr. R K Yadav, Director, ICAR-CSSRI, Karnal was the chief guest for the inaugural programme. Twenty participants from various private seed companies, FPO, Progressive farmers, and students from six different states are attending the training programme.
09-02-2024 Glimpses of the 10th Foundation Day celebration at ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal in the august presence of Dr Gurbachan Singh, Dr Arun Kumar Sharma and Dr Gyanendra Singh.
08-02-2024 International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated today at ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal. Director, ICAR-IIWBR, Dr. Gyanendra Singh graced the occasion and shared his views about the role of women and girls in science. He appreciated the multifaceted duties played by women at the office and at home and congratulated them for making proactive contributions to the institution. Women staff of the institute including scientists, technical, young professionals, SRFs, students, and administrative personnel participated in this event and shared their respective views about increasing the contribution of women in science and at the same time maintaining a happy work-home balance.
07-02-2024 Glimpses of Farmers’ Training Programme on “Promotion of climate resilient varieties and quality seed production of wheat, barley and paddy” being organized by ICAR- Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal along with ATMA (Sirsa), DA&FW, Govt. of Haryana.
01-02-2024 Dr. Seth Meyer, Chief Economist, United State Department of Agriculture, USA along with Mr. Clay Hamilton, Minister Council, USDA, USA; Dr. Santosh Singh, Senior Agricultural Specialist, and Ms. Joanna Brown, Agri. Attache, Embassy of the United States of America, New Delhi visited and discussed issues about the current scenario and prospects of wheat production in India. Deliberation on the varietal release system, climate-resilient varieties in the seed chain, and possible future collaborations with USDA were made during the interaction.