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Our Speakers

Special Invitees


Dr. Renu Swarup
Secretary, Department of Biotechnology
Govt. of India

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra
Secretary, DARE & DG, ICAR
Govt. of India

Conference chairs


Prof. Nagendra K Singh
Director, ICAR-NIPB, New Delhi

Dr. Ajay Parida
Director, ILS, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

Dr. Kuldeep Singh
Director, ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi

Resource Persons


Prof. Nikhil Chrungoo
Professor, NEHU, Shillong, Meghalaya

Dr. Vilas A Tonapi
Director, ICAR-IIMR, Hyderabad, Telangana

Prof. Mamiyil Sabu
Professor, University of Calicut, Kerala

Dr. Dipak Santra
University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA

Dr. Senthilkumar KM
Scientist, ICAR-CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Dr. Prabhakar
Ex-Project Coordinator (Small Millets), Karnataka

Prof. MS Sheshashayee
Professor, UAS-GKVK, Bangalore, Karnataka

Dr. Mani Vetriventhan
Scientist, ICRISAT, Hyderabad, Telangana

Prof. Vanniarajan
Professor, ACRI, TNAU, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Prof. Niranjana Murthy
UAS-GKVK, Karnataka

Dr. Aashish Ranjan
NIPGR, New Delhi

Dr. Swarup K Parida,
Scientist, NIPGR, New Delhi

Dr. Jai C Rana
Bioversity International, New Delhi

Dr. Tara Satyavathi
AICRP-PM, Rajasthan



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Thematic Areas

  • Genetics & genomics of orphan crops

  • Tapping the wild germplasm for crop improvement

  • Underutilized millets for food and nutritional security