Annual General Meeting and Third Symposium
Post date: Jan 16, 2018 3:53:53 AM
The third symposium of Nepal Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Alumni Association (NJAA) was held on September 22, 2017 at Mt. Kailash Resort, Lakeside, Pokhara, under the theme of "Role of Greenhouse Technology to Enhance the Agricultural Production in Nepal". The event was supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
The event was preceded by the Annual General Meeting of NJAA.
The program details:
Chief Guest: Prof. Dr. Mana Raj Kolachhapati, Registrar of Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Chitwan
Special Guest: Dr. Buddhi Ratna Khadge, Secretary, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology
Special Guest: Mr. Sharad Chandra Shrestha, Director, Regional Agriculture Directorate
Chairperson: Dr. Rijan Bhakta Kayastha, President of NJAA
The third symposium was officially opened by the Chief Guest.
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal, the Vice President of NJAA, gave the welcome address and introduced NJAA.
Dr. Tadahisa Higashide, Unit Leader, Greenhouse Crop Physiology Unit, NARO Institute of Vegetables and Floriculture Science, Tsukuba, Japan, gave the keynote speech on "How crops change by environmental control?"
Dr. Umed Pun, Treasurer of NJAA, gave a presentation on "Status and way forward of greenhouse technology for enhancing agriculture production in Nepal."
Prof. Kuniaki Yamashita, Director of JSPS Bangkok Office, gave the presentation on JSPS Guidance.
Special remarks were given by Mr. Sharad Chandra Shrestha, Director, Regional Agricultural Directorate, Pokhara.
Special remarks were given by Dr. Buddhi Ratna Khadge, Secretary, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology.
Special remarks were given by the Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. Mana Raj Kolachhapati, Registrar, Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Chitwan.
Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Kundan Lal Shrestha, Secretary of NJAA.
Closing Remarks were given by the Chairperson of the Symposium.