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Brain Storming Session on “Key Issues Related to IPR in Seed Sector for Accelerating Agricultural Growth in India” And NSAI 12th AGM

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Brain Storming Session on

“Key Issues Related to IPR in Seed Sector for Accelerating

Agricultural Growth in India”

Date- 12th September, 2018

Venue: The Metropolitan Hotel, Bangla Saheb Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi

 

TIME

 

PROGRAMME

10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

Registration & Tea

11:00 - 11:05 AM   

 

Welcome Address- Mr. R K Trivedi, Director- Technical, NSAI

11:05 - 11:25 AM

 

Theme Presentation – Shri M Prabhakar Rao, President, NSAI

11:25 - 11:40 AM

 

“IP Protection for Plant Traits in India”, by Mr. Essenese Obhan, Managing Partner, Obhan & Associates

11:40 - 11:55 PM

 

Key Address by Shri Ashwani Kumar, Joint Secretary (Seed), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India

11:55 - 12:05 PM

 

Address by Shri. Ashish Bahuguna, Former Secretary, DoAC, MoA&FW, Govt. of India, Ex. Chairman, FSSAI

12:05 - 12:15 PM

 

Address by Shri Siraj Hussain, Former Secretary to GOI, Ministry of Agriculture, D/o Agriculture & Cooperation

12:15 - 12:25 PM

 

Address by Dr. Kumble Vinod Prabhu, Chairperson, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India

12:25 - 12:40 PM

 

Address by Dr Anand Kumar Singh, DDG (Crop Science), ICAR

12:40 - 12:50 PM

 

Address by Dr. Kuldeep Singh, Director, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources

12:50 - 01:00 PM

 

Presentation on “Key Issues of PPV&FR Act” by Dr. S Mauria, ADG (IR), Indian Council of Agricultural    Research

01:00 - 01:40 PM

 

General Discussion

01:40 - 01:55 PM  

 

Closing Remarks by Dr. R B Singh, Former ADG, FAO & Former Director, IARI

01:55 - 02:00 PM 

 

Vote of Thanks by Mr. Sameer Mulay, Vice President, NSAI

02:00 - 03:00 PM

 

Lunch

 

Special Guests:-

  1. Dr. Sanjeev Saxena, ADG (IPTM&PME), Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  2. Dr. D K Yadav, ADG (Seed), Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  3. Dr. K. Keshavulu, Director, Telangana State Seed Certification Agency
  4. Dr. K.C. Bansal, Former Director, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR)
  5. Dr. Pratibha Brahmi, Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources
  6. Shri D K Srivastava, Assistant Commissioner (QC), Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  7. Shri M Guna Shekaran, Assistant Commissioner (Seeds), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  8. Shri A K Singh, Chairman, Agricultural & Social Services for Upliftment of Rural Economy (ASSURE)
  9. Dr. Vibha Ahuja, Chief General Manager, Biotech Consortium India Ltd.

 

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12th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

12th SEPTEMBER, 2018, 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM, THE METROPOLITAN HOTEL, NEW DELHI

 

 

  1. Welcome Address from Secretariat 
  2. Procurement of Quorum
  3. Confirmation of the Minutes of Last AGM (8th September 2017)
  4. Presentation of General Secretary’s Report
  5. Presentation of the Statement of Accounts & Auditor’s Report by Treasurer 
  6. Appointment of Auditor for FY 2018-19
  7. Approval of Annual Budget for FY 2018-19
  8. Approval of resolution that “Accommodation for GC members for attending GC meetings @ INR 7500 per night.”
  9. Address by President, NSAI
  10. Vote of Thanks by the Mr. Sameer Mulay, Vice President, NSA