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PUNJAB AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY NEWS

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

Punjab Agricultural University vice-chancellor says he's not answerable for cotton crop damage

October 09, 2015 10:28 am

Dr B S Dhillon asks our correspondent to leave premises when questioned about crop failure

Paying the price for growing an ‘unrecommended’ variety

October 01, 2015 3:11 am

The advantage with AP-3 is it gives fruit within 60 days after sowing in September.

SAPNA to distribute high-yield seeds from next season

August 25, 2015 8:48 am

The Seeds and Nursery Producers Association (SAPNA) has taken it upon itself to market and strengthen PAU’s onion variety, the PB Naroya, which gives a yield of 150 quintal per acre.

Immense possibility of trade with Punjab, says Belgian ambassador

August 11, 2015 12:10 pm

He further talked about the prospect of his country’s collaboration with Punjab in the field of chocolates.

Cherry tomatoes in all hues and shapes from PAU

July 30, 2015 4:03 am

Last year, PAU had released a red cherry tomato variety by the name of ‘Punjab Red Cherry’.

PUNJAB AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY VIDEOS

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.