THE HOST INSTITUTE
The YSP University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, established in 1985, is a distinguished institution engaged in teaching, research and extension education in horticulture and forestry. The teaching, research and extension activities of the university have contributed to sustainable development of Horticulture and Forestry in Himachal Pradesh, and other Himalayan states of India.
INDIAN ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY
The Indian Ecological Society (IES) established in 1974, is one of the pioneering organizations in India engaged in advancement of ecological sciences and conservation of the environment. The society aims to integrate research in different fields of ecology, and provide opportunities for research communication among the scientists on sustainable crop production and conservation biodiversity and the environment. 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 scientists, 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 to plan and make the best possible arrangements.
The Conference will be held in the LS Negi Auditorium of the YSP University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh.
HOW TO REACH
The YSP University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan is well connected by road and railway. The Solan town is located on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway and the campus is located at Nauni about 15 kms from Solan town. Regular bus service is available from Delhi to Solan. The nearest railway stations are Chandigarh and Kalka. Several trains including Shatabdi Express run from Delhi to these stations. The nearest airport is in Chandigarh about 70 km from Solan.
The climate of Solan is moderately cool during September