Centre for Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT)

40 Centres for Advanced Faculty Training are operational under the ICAR-AU system to enhance the capabilities of teachers, researchers and extension specialists for use in educational innovations, modern teaching and research methodologies along with serving as repository of ideas and information in concerned disciplines
S.No.CAFT CenterCAFT DirectorContact DetailsDate of ProgramsTraining TitleBrochure
1 CAFT in Agronomy
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Udham Singh Nagar
263145
Dr. D. S. Pandey
09412438860
05944-233473
dspandey@gmail.com
13-09-2017 to 03-10-2017 “CROP MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR AUGMENTING FARMERS INCOME” Download
09-02-2018 to 01-03-2018 PRECISION AGRICULTURE IN INTENSIVE FARMING Download
2 CAFT in Agronomy
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
641003
Dr. P.DEVASENAPATHY
09442014373
0422-6611246
crchinnamuthu@yahoo.com
22-11-2017 to 12-12-2017 Advanced Weed Management Technology Options For Crop Production in Indian Agriculture Download
3 CAFT in Plant Pathology
Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute
110012
Dr. RASHMI AGGARWAL
09999675782
011-25843474
rashmi.aggarwal2@gmail.com
29-12-2017 to 18-01-2018 “Whole Genome Sequencing of Plant Pathogens: Methods and applications” Download
07-11-2017 to 27-11-2017 Use of biotechnological and conventional tools in understanding virus-host interactions Download
4 CAFT in Plant Pathology
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Udham Singh Nagar
263145
Dr. K. Vishunavat
09412150211
05944-233076
hodpp@rediffmail.com
02-02-2018 to 22-02-2018 Bio-pesticides for Crop Protection and Improvement: Emerging Technology to Benefit Farmers Download
22-11-2017 to 12-12-2017 Technological Advances to Minimize Pre-and Post-Harvest Losses in Agricultural and Horticultural Crops to Enhance Farmer’s Income Download
5 CAFT in Agri. Entomology
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
641003
Dr. N. Muthukrishnan
09486257548
0422-6611414
entomology@tnau.ac.in
06-09-2017 to 26-09-2017 Fundamental and Pragmatic Facets in Biopesticide Production for Insect Pest Management Download
30-11-2017 to 20-12-2017 Innovative approaches and methods in Insect Biodiversity Conservation Download
6 CAFT in Entomology
Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University
125004
Dr. Yogesh Kumar Sachdeva
09416674347
01662-255289
hodentohau@gmail.com
08-11-2017 to 28-11-2017 Innovative Strategies of Plant Protection for Insect-Pests Management in Changing Agricultural Scenario Download
7 CAFT in Horticulture(Vegetables)
Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar Univ. of Horticulture & Forestry
173230
Dr. H S Kanwar
09418456682
01792252329
vgcuhf@gmail.com
06-09-2017 to 26-09-2017 Advances in quality seed production of vegetable crops Download
8 CAFT in Horticulture(Fruits)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth
413722
Dr. S.A. Ranpise
09971917866
024643247
saranpise@yahoo.com
01-11-2017 to 21-11-2017 Recent Advances in Improvement and Production Technology of Arid Zone Fruit Crops. Download
9 CAFT in Genetics and Plant Breeding
Punjab Agricultural University, Firozpur Road
141004
Dr. G. S. Mangat
09814516464
0161-2409160
hodpbg@pau.edu
24-10-2017 to 13-11-2017 Enhancing germplasm use through prebreeding ,evaluation and frontier Download
10 CAFT in Genetics & Plant Breeding
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
641 003
Dr.K.Ganesamurthy
09489056702
04226611215
directorcpbg@tnau.ac.in
31-01-2018 to 20-02-2018 Recent advances and accomplishments in heterosis breeding of crops Download
11 CAFT in Agril. Meteorology
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth
411005
Dr D. S. Pokharkar
09923735002
020-25535016
amfupune@gmail.com
07-09-2017 to 27-09-2017 National Training Programme on "Introductory Crop Micrometeorology" Download
01-11-2017 to 21-11-2017 National Training Programme on "Fundamentals of Agricultural Meteorology" Download
12 CAFT in Soil Science
Punjab Agricultural University, Firozpur Road
141004
Dr. O. P. Choudhary
09815251940
0161-2401960
opchoudhary@pau.edu
01-11-2017 to 21-11-2017 Conservation agriculture and soil health Download
13 CAFT in Soil Science
Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Krishi Nagar
482004
Dr. Banwari Lal Sharma
09981127646
0761 2681119
drblsharma_1954@rediffmail.com
09-01-2018 to 29-01-2018 Soil Management Approaches for Climate Mitigation in Sustainable Agriculture System Download
05-09-2017 to 25-09-2017 Management of Soil Health with respect to its fertility for higher production and human health Download
14 CAFT in Economics
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
110012
Dr Amit kar
09968098166
01125847501
head_eco@iari.res.in
23-09-2017 to 13-10-2017 Technological and Policy Options for Enhancing Farmers’ Income Download
23-01-2018 to 12-02-2018 Quantitative Methods for Agricultural Policy Analysis Download
15 CAFT in Agril. Extension
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
110012
Dr. Premlata Singh
09811721815
011-25846434
head_exten@iari.res.in
05-01-2018 to 25-01-2018 Innovations in Agricultural Extension for Enhanced Technology Application and Stakeholders Empowerment in Context to Changing Agrarian Needs Download
13-10-2017 to 02-11-2017 Advances in Instructional Technologies for Enhancing Teaching-Learning and Training Competencies Download
02-09-2017 to 22-09-2017 Extension Strategies for Nutrition Sensitive Agricutlure to address Sustainable Development Goals Download
16 CAFT in Home Science
Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendranagar
500030
Dr. K Uma Maheswari
09949500753
040-24015377
kumamaheswari2019@gmail.com
01-11-2017 to 21-11-2017 Student READY programme in Home Science - Modalities and Guidelines for Programme implementation Download
17 CAFT in Fisheries Science
Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Fisheries University Road, Seven Bungalow, Andheri(West)
400061
Dr. Gopal Krishna
09869085260
02226361447
gopalkrishna@cife.edu.in
02-01-2018 to 12-01-2018 Advanced Analytical Techniques for Isolation and Characterization of Aquatic Microbes Download
23-01-2018 to 02-02-2018 Good Extension Practices in Fisheries and Aquaculture
06-12-2017 to 16-12-2017 Advances in Nanobiotechnological tools in Fisheries Download
09-01-2018 to 29-01-2018 Advances in microbiological and biochemical techniques in the assessment of seafood quality and safety Download
06-03-2018 to 16-03-2018 Utilization of proteins extracted from leaves and non-edible seeds for preparing fish feed Download
24-02-2018 to 05-03-2018 MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES IN SHRIMP HEALTH MANAGEMENT Download
18 CAFT in Vet. Surg. & Radiology
Guru Angad Dev University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Firozpur Road
141004
Dr Jitender Mohindroo
09872862524
0161-2414002
jmohindroo@yahoo.co.in
30-08-2017 to 19-09-2017 Addressing Challenges in Veterinary Surgery and Anesthesia Download
19 CAFT in Animal Genetics & Breeding
National Dairy Research Institute
132001
Dr. Ashok Kumar Gupta
09416411129
1842259092
guptaak2009@gmail.com
06-03-2018 to 26-03-2018 Integration of Breeding and Molecular Genetic Approaches for Improvisation of Dairy Animal Productivity Download
20 CAFT in Dairy Processing
National Dairy Research Institute
132001
Dr. Latha Sabikhi
09896075404
01842259240
lsabikhi@gmail.com
01-12-2017 to 21-12-2017 Advances in Validation of Functional Foods Download
10-01-2018 to 30-01-2018 Dairy and Food Process Engineering : Equipment, Processing and Value Addition Download
21 CAFT in Animal Nutrition
Indian Veterinary Research Institute
243122
Dr. A. K. Verma
09412318322
0581-2301318
hdanivri@gmail.com
07-02-2018 to 27-02-2018 Nutrition for Health: Advances in the Science of Animal Nutrition Download
06-09-2017 to 26-09-2017 Advances in Animal Nutrition to improve livestock productivity Download
22 CAFT in Veterinary Physiology
Indian Veterinary Research Institute
243122
Dr. G. Taru Sharma
09412603840
0581-2301327
gts553@gmail.com
01-09-2017 to 21-09-2017 Upstream reproductive technologies for augmentation of livestock production Download
09-01-2018 to 29-01-2018 Recent Advances in Stress Genomics for Livestock Production Download
23 CAFT in Veterinary Microbiology
Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry
125004
Dr. Sanjay Kapoor
09354325830
01662-256104
sanjaykapoor59@rediffmail.com
07-02-2018 to 27-02-2018 Diagnosis and Control of Emerging and Re-emerging Trans-boundary Diseases of Poultry Download
07-11-2017 to 27-11-2017 Microbial Genomics and Proteomics in Diagnosis and Control of Diseases of Veterinary Importance Download
24 CAFT in Gyn. & Reproduction
Guru Angad Dev University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Firozpur Road
141004
Dr. Prahlad Singh
09463104958
01612400917
prahlad.gadvasu@gmail.com
24-10-2017 to 13-11-2017 Selection of superior sires, pre-breeding evaluation, quality semen production and fertility optimization in dairy animals, an update. Download
25 CAFT in Clinical Medicine & Therap.
Tamil Nadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Madhavaram Milk Colony Campus
600007
Dr. M.G.Jayathangaraj
09444128098
04425369224
mgjayathangaraj@gmail.com
04-07-2017 to 24-07-2017 ADVANCED IMAGING AND INTERVENTIONAL PROTOCOLS IN DISEASE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT IN FARM AND PET ANIMAL PRACTICE Download
01-02-2018 to 21-02-2018 UPDATES ON CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES IN VETERINARY PRACTICE Download
26 CAFT in Avian Science
Department of Poultry Science, Veterinary College and Research Institute
637002
Dr. M.Moorthy
09442126636
04286-266494
moorthy.m@tanuvas.ac.in
08-11-2017 to 28-11-2017 Prospects of diversified poultry and its impact in enhancing the rural economy Download
07-02-2018 to 27-02-2018 Advances in poultry production and its impact on changing global scenario Download
27 CAFT in Agril. Microbiology
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
641003
Dr. P. Marimuthu
09360088777
0422-6611294
profmarimuthu1@yahoo.com
01-11-2017 to 21-11-2017 Food Safety and Quality Management Systems for a Farm to Fork Approach Download
28 CAFT in Veterinary Parasitology
KVAFSU Regional campus,Veterinary College, Hebbal
560024
Dr.M.L.Sathyanarayana
09845552520
080-23411483 Extn. 203
mlspathology@yahoo.com
14-11-2017 to 04-12-2017 An update on vectors and vector-borne diseases Download
29 CAFT in Crop Physiology
Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology
224229
Dr. A.H. Khan
09415743932
NA
drkhan.a.h@gmail.com
08-11-2017 to 28-11-2017 Challenges and management for building resilience in crop against drought and heat stress Download
30 CAFT in Biochemistry
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
110012
Dr. Shelly Praveen
09868033132
01125842038
shellypraveen@gmail.com
23-01-2018 to 12-02-2018 Recent techniques and tools for nutritional quality assessment and enhancement of food crops Download
31 CAFT in Agri. Statistics & Computer Application
Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute,Library Avenue
110012
Dr. Lal Mohan Bhar
09868955903
01125848720
lmbhar@gmail.com
10-08-2017 to 30-08-2017 Advanced Statistical Techniques in Biometrics Download
01-12-2017 to 21-12-2017 Recent advances in sample surveys and survey data analysis using statistical software Download
03-03-2018 to 23-03-2018 Statistical Advances for Agricultural Data Analysis
28-12-2017 to 17-01-2018 Recent Developments in Statistical Modelling and Forecasting in Agriculture Download
09-02-2018 to 01-03-2018 Application of OMICS tools and techniques for Agricultural Germplasm Improvement Download
32 Caft in Genetics Resources Management and Nano Technology
University Of Horticultural Sciences,Bagalkot
587104
Dr. INDIRESH K M
09480696389
08354 230276
indiresh.kabbali@gmail.com
08-02-2018 to 28-02-2018 Recent Advances in Genetic Exploration and Conservation of gentic resources in Ornamental Plants Download
04-01-2018 to 24-01-2018 Recent Developments in Conservation and Characterisation of Hortculture Plant Genetic Resources Download
04-12-2017 to 24-12-2017 Contemporary methods of conservation and utilization of genetic resources in tropical,subtropical and uner utilized fruits Download
03-01-2018 to 23-01-2018 Exploitation and Conservation of Plant Genetic resources in Major, Minor and under exploited vegetables Download
33 CAFT in Plant Biotechnology
National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Pusa Campus
110012
Dr. Nagendra Kumar Singh
09911268915
011-25848783, 01125841186
nksingh4@gmail.com
01-12-2017 to 21-12-2017 Next generation sequencing and its applications in crop sciences Download
34 CAFT in Plant Biotechnology
Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute SKN Agriculture University,Jobner, Rajasthan
302018
Dr. N.K Gupta
09460987039
09460987039
nkgupta.pphy.rari@sknau.ac.in
01-11-2017 to 21-11-2017 Application of Molecular Markers for Assessment of Genetic Purity and Crop Diversity Download
35 CAFT in Food Processing
Centre of Food Science and Technology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University
221005
Dr. Anil Kumar Chauhan
09450658188
05422368993
anilchauhancfst@gmail.com
01-09-2017 to 21-09-2017 Challenges and opportunities in food processing in context to value addition and post harvest management of agricultural products Download
10-01-2018 to 30-01-2018 Methods and techniques for testing and evaluation of safety of food and agricultural products for human consumptions Download
36 CAFT in Food Processing
Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering,Bhopal
462038
Dr. K K Singh
09582898993
07552521001
caft.ciae@gmail.com
20-02-2018 to 12-03-2018 Improved nutritional outcomes through integrated approach of processing Download
01-08-2017 to 21-08-2017 Design and manufacturing of agro processing machines Download
04-01-2018 to 24-01-2018 Advanced storage and packaging technologies for durable and perishable foods Download
37 CAFT in Organic Farming
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology,Udaipur
313001
Dr. Shanti Kumar Sharma
09414430757
02942417334
directorcaftorganic@gmail.com
11-09-2017 to 01-10-2017 Organic Production Management: Approaches and Practices Download
22-11-2017 to 12-12-2017 Organic Agriculture Intensification Download
38 CAFT in Organic Farming
Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat ,Assam
785013
Dr. Rajendra Mohan Karmakar
09435095014
09435095014
rmkarmakar014@gmail.com
07-02-2018 to 27-02-2018 Recent developments in organic production systems Download
07-11-2017 to 27-11-2017 Culturing techniques for biofertilizers and biopesticides Download
39 CAFT in Veterinary Pathology
College of Veterinary Science,Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University,Ludhiana, Punjab
141004
Dr. Charan Kamal Singh
09888466676
01612414030
rabiesck@gmail.com
17-11-2017 to 07-12-2017 RECENT APPROACHES IN CLINICO-PATHOLOGICAL DIAGNOSES OF ANIMAL DISEASES Download
40 CAFT in ICT
Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar
813210
Dr. Siyaram Singh
09801228166
06412451257
srssabour@gmail.com
04-07-2017 to 24-07-2017 Use of ICT in Agricultural Education for Accelerated Learning Download
04-01-2018 to 24-01-2018 Advances in ICT in Agricultural Extension Download