CCAP Conference 2017

Climate Change and Agricultural Production

(Adapting Crops to Climate Variability and Uncertainty)
April 6-8, 2017

Bihar Agricultural University Sabour- 813 210, Bhagalpur (Bihar)

IMPORTANT DATES - Special Issue of Indian J Ecology 1 will be release on - April 6, 2017 at conference; Special Issue 2 is under review; Young Scientist Award and Best Scientific Writing Award will be presented at the inaugural. Delegates are requested to send there journey plan

Venue

Bihar Agricultural University,
Sabour-813 210, Bhagalpur, Bihar

Conference Secretariat
Department of Agronomy,
Bihar Agricultural University,
Sabour-813 210, Bhagalpur, Bihar

About The University

The Bihar Agricultural University was established on August 5th, 2010 at the initiative of visionary Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Nitish Kumar. The Headquarters of the University is located at Sabour in the historic campus of Bihar Agricultural College.The university has 8 colleges (05 crop sciences, 01 Horticulture, 01 Veterinary and 01 Dairy science), 12 research stations and20 KVKs spread in 3 agro-ecological zones of the state. The Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour, one among the six agricultural colleges established in the country between 1905 and 1908 has to its credit the immense contributions made in systematic agricultural education and research in the country. One of the oldest colleges of its type, the foundation of Bihar Agriculture College was laid by Sir Andrew Henderson Leith Frazer, Lt. Governor of Bengal on 17th August 1908.(www.bausabour.ac.in)

INDIAN ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY

The Indian Ecological Society (IES) was established in 1974 with eminent ecologist, educationist and administrator, Prof. A.S. Atwal as the Founder President. It is one of the pioneering organizations of India engaged in advances in ecological sciences and environmental protection to encourage and promote ecological studies in the country and to integrate research in different fields of ecology. The Society attempts to fulfill the above objectives by publishing the Indian Journal of Ecology since 1974. (www. indianecologicalsociety.com)

Who Can Attend

Participation is open to all scientist, teachers, policy makers, extension functionaries, students and field officers in the field of agriculture science and allied subjects.  Delegates are invited to register early to enable us plan and make the best possible arrangements

Weather

The climate of the Sabour, Bhagalpur comes under the type ‘Tropical Savanna’ hot, seasonally dry (usually winter). Summer starts from April and lasts up to the middle of June. Temperature rises from the pleasant March weather (mean temperature about 24°C) due to westerly winds. Days in April are hot with an average temperature of 30°C.The highest temperature is often registered in May which is the hottest month in the state.

How to Reach

The Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour is about 250 Km from Patna, 430 Km from Kolkata. Two railway stations of Eastern Railways- Bhagalpur (BGP), Sabour (SBO) and one of East Central Railway- Naugachia (NNA) are located near the University campus at a distance of 8 Km, 0.5 Km and 23 Km, respectively. Persons coming from Delhi may board the VikramShila Exp. (12368), ANVT BGP G Rath (22406), Farakka Exp. (13414), Brahmaputra Mail (14056) and get down at Bhagalpur/Sabour. One can even board the DBRT Rajdhani (12424) and other trains from Delhi and get down at Naugachia. Persons coming from Kolkata can board HWH Gaya Exp. (13023), HWH JMP Exp. (13071), and get down at Bhagalpur. The nearest airports are Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport, Patna and Bagdogra Airport at a distance of 250 Km and 245 Km, respectively from the University campus.

Railway :

irctc.co.in

Airlines :

Makemytrip.com

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