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International Conference on Advances in Agricultural and Food Sciences to Face the Challenges to Environment and Biosecurity from 16 to 20 January 2021| School of Agricultural Sciences

January 16, 2021 – January 20, 2021 all-day Asia/Kolkata Timezone

School of Agricultural Sciences is organizing an International Conference Advances in Agricultural and Food Sciences to Face the Challenges to Environment and Biosecurity from 16th to 20th January 2021.

Objective of Event

  • To commemorate the establishment of a state-of-the-art School of Agricultural Sciences. The mission of the new school is to serve the needs of researchers, students, farmers, policy planners, and industries in the field of agriculture and food sciences including food processing
  • To look forward with strength and optimism to view how will globalization, information technology, new theoretical approaches, biotechnology, pharmacy, biosecurity, and interdisciplinary interactions shape agricultural and food science technologies in the future.
  • This conference will explore the availability of relatively new scientific developments across all disciplines that could accelerate progress toward these goals.


  • Shri P.K. Gupta, Chancellor, Sharda University
  • Shri Y. K. Gupta, Pro-Chancellor, Sharda University
  • Shri Prashant Gupta, Executive Director, Sharda University

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Sibaram Khara, Vice-Chancellor, Sharda University
  • Prof. P.L. Kariholu, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Medical), Sharda University
  • Prof. Girish Jammigumpula, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Sharda University
  • Prof. V.P.S. Arora, Distinguished Professor and Advisor to Vice Chancellor, Sharda University
  • Prof. H.S.P. Rao, Former Dean-Research, Sharda University
  • Prof. Bhuvnesh Kumar, Dean Research Sharda University
  • Prof. Parma Nand, Dean, School of Engineering and Technology, Sharda University
  • Dr. M.J. Khan, Chairman, Indian Chambers of Food and Agriculture, New Delhi
  • Shri R.G. Agarwal, Chairman, Dhanuka Agritech Ltd. & President, ASSOCHAM, India
  • Maj. Gen Shri Manoj Kumar Bindal, Executive Director, NIDM

International Advisory Committee

  • Prof. P.K. Joshi, Ex-Director-Asia, IFPRI, New Delhi and former Director, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad, India
  • Prof. Roland N. Perry, Professor Emeritus, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Prof. Richard Sikora, Professor Emeritus, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Prof. Joe S. Sullivan, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Maryland, USA
  • Prof. Keith G. Davies, Professor (Nematology), Hertfordshire University, UK
  • Prof. Mathew Abatan, Director, Pan Africa University, Institute of Land & Earth Sciences, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Dr. Isa Bertling, UKZN- PMB, Scottsville 3209, South Africa
  • Dr. Jun Song, Kentville Research and Development Centre, Kentville, Canada
  • Prof. S.B. Sharma, Ex-Professor & Chair, Biosecurity, and Food Security, Murdoch Univ., Australia
  • Prof Anil K Gupta, ECDRM, NIDM

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. H. S. Gaur, Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences
  • Prof. S.B. Sharma, Ex-Professor & Chair, Biosecurity, and Food Security, Murdoch Univ., Australia: Co-Chairman
  • Prof. Saleem Siddiqui, School of Agricultural Sciences, Sharda University, India


  • Dr. Annette Angel, Biotechnology and Biosecurity
  • Dr. Uzma Manzoor, Agricultural Sciences
  • Dr. Sujata Pandit, Food Science, and Technology
  • Dr. Suman, Environment, Climate and Disaster Management

Contact Us…
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Program Details:

Date: 16th -20th January 2021
Venue for Inauguration: Anand Swaroop Auditorium, Sharda University, and Zoom Meetings
Venue for technical sessions: Zoom Meetings

Meeting ID: 852 1485 3322
Passcode: 1234

Meeting ID: 995 3761 0114
Passcode: 1234

Meeting ID: 773 0640 5580
Passcode: 1234

You are requested to join ten minutes prior to the start of the session

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