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Second arrest in Punjab seed ‘scam’: Farmer who sold PAU seeds to Brar Store held

June 03, 2020 2:41 pm

The seed 'scam' came to light after a private shop 'Brar Seed Store' located opposite gate no. 1 of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) was allegedly found selling spurious seeds of PAU's new varieties which are yet to be approved.

'Punjab seed scam': PAU denies providing ‘source seed’ to any pvt company, sold TL seed to farmers only

May 30, 2020 12:15 pm

Punjab paddy seed scam: Speaking to The Indian Express, Tarsem Singh Dhillon, director (seeds), PAU said this was the first year that the varsity had sold ‘Truthfully Labelled’ (TL) seeds of two new paddy varieties — PR 128 and PR 129 — to farmers only.

Two Bt cotton varieties developed by Punjab Agricultural University identified for cultivation

February 01, 2020 9:57 pm

The major attraction of the development of Bt varieties is that farmers can produce the seed for next year on their own and will get rid of purchase of costly hybrid seed every year.

Ludhiana: Experts, stakeholders attend discussion at PAU on revival of village ponds

January 20, 2020 12:08 pm

Suresh Kumar, chief principal secretary to the CM, said the consultation will go a long way in creating an outline for restoration of village ponds and developing irrigation technology to conserve natural resources

Punjab Agricultural University develops low-cost technologies to prepare onion products

December 28, 2019 11:33 am

Dr Poonam A Sachdev, head of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the university said the department is emphasizing on low-cost technologies which can be adopted at farm gate and household level.

From Punjab Agri University and JNU, a solution to stubble burning

November 24, 2019 7:31 am

Biochar is granular material obtained by heating crop residue at 400°C to 600°C in a kiln-shaped structure in the absence of oxygen. It is used as fertiliser to improve soil health and water-holding capacity of agriculture land.

At PAU convocation, Governor gets letter titled ‘To wake your conscience’

July 25, 2019 10:11 am

Harsimran Singh Gill, 29, who received his Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication (MJMC) degree, handed over the letter to Badnore in front of PAU vice-chancellor Dr B S Dhillon. Surprised, Badnore took the letter and handed it over to his assistant.

Punjab Agricultural University to rename campus buildings, council clears list of 20 names

April 30, 2018 11:49 am

The department of economics and sociology building will be ‘Dr SS Johl centre’- named after acclaimed agricultural economist Dr Sardara Singh Johl.

Farmer suicides: In a first, Punjab Agricultural University to build stress index of farmers in Punjab

September 08, 2017 9:39 am

Punjab is one of the three states, apart from Telangana and Maharashtra, selected for the project by ICAR, due to the high farmer suicide rate in the three states. ICAR has released Rs 1.35 crore for this three-year study.

PAU: Boycott of exams after V-C rusticates two students for ‘ruckus’ at youth fest

January 04, 2016 10:19 am

The rustication order stated that the students 'misbehaved' with senior officials during the Youth Festival Night on December 4 when Ludhiana police commissioner P S Umranangal was also one of the guests


Inter-university youth festival in Ludhiana strengthens cultural bond

January 22, 2016 8:39 am

Ludhiana,Jan 22 (ANI): Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana comes alive with the lively performances by students from North India. "Goonj-2016", the four-day long 31st Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival was organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs in collaboration with Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Some 1200 students from universities across North India participated in 26 events including folk and classical music, mimicry, theatre, quiz and literary activities. The best performers will represent the north zone in a national level youth festival to be held in Mysore city in Karnataka.