Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) will cooperate with Nepal in stubble management. For this, this university will transfer technical knowledge related to stubble management to the scientists there by signing an MoU with Tribhuvan University of Nepal. This decision was taken by a delegation from Nepal to HAU Vice Chancellor Prof. Retrieved in a meeting with BR Kamboj. This team Parali (ParaliHaryana has come for the purpose of getting information about technology and machines to deal with the problem of burning. Let us tell you that Haryana is included in the most stubble burning states. He is trying to solve this problem through machines and Pusa Decomposer. The problem of stubble mainly comes in the paddy season.
The seven-member team from Nepal is headed by Javed Alam, Head of the Department of Engineering, Tribhuvan University. Let us tell you that a pilot project on Integrated Straw Management is underway in Nepal supported by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission. Major implementation partners of this project include Nepal’s Department of Agricultural Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Department of Agriculture, Nepal Agricultural Research Council and Krishna Dhan Udyog (manufacturer of straw blocks).
1000 rupees acre help for stubble management
On this occasion Vice Chancellor Prof. BR Kamboj said that the problem of straw burning is a matter of concern for many countries of the Asia-Pacific region. India is also no exception to this. This is a serious problem here especially in the paddy producing regions. He said that the government is working very seriously to deal with this problem in Haryana. 1000 per acre incentive is being provided to the farmers for stubble management. At the same time, industries have been asked to use stubble for ethanol production and energy production.
Both universities will do research together
The Vice Chancellor said that as far as the management of stubble on the farm is concerned, the university is expanding it among the farmers along with the work of technology development and standardization. The Vice Chancellor assured the Nepali team of providing all possible technical assistance in the field of stubble management. Also said to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Under which in future both the universities will do research work together in this area. Due to which the problem of Parali Management will be solved.
Information about straw management machines
Dr. Baldev Dogra and staff of the College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, affiliated to the university, welcomed the Nepali team. They were given information about machines like Happy Seeder, Super Seeder, Zero Till Drill, Spatial Drill, Straw Chopper, Mulcher, Hay Rake and Baler etc. useful in stubble management. Head of the Department Dr. Vijaya Rani and Dr. Anil Kumar answered their queries regarding these machines.
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