of research oriented Krishi Mela (Farmers’
These gatherings will be held with twin
objectives in mind. The first objective
will be to educate the farmers about the
latest farming practices and the biotechnological
advances surrounding agriculture that
can be put to use practically by the farming
community. The second objective will be
for the scientists to give prime attention
to the problems faced by farmers so that
practical problems can be brought back
to the laboratories and solved in a realistic
manner under field conditions.
mobile van exhibitions in remote and tribal
People in the remote villages and tribal
areas, by virtue of their inaccessible
geographic location, often remain isolated
from technological developments that they
can easily implement and benefit from.
Mobile vans will be created specifically
for spreading awareness in the Medical,
Agricultural, Industrial and environmental
Scientists associated with the Forum may
wish to offer scientific and technological
consultancies under the banner of the
Forum. This will be done with mutual benefit
to both the scientist concerned and the
Forum. The money so earned by the Forum
will be invested in fulfilling the other
objectives of the Forum.
grants through R&D projects and other
for R&D in Cottage Industries.
With the rise of economic activities in
India and the other developing countries,
the cottage industries have started suffering.
With timely R&D input into these industries,
their fortunes can be shored up and they
can compete in the National and International
educational financial assistance to deserving
and needy undergraduate, postgraduate
and research students
Merit cannot shine at times because the
economic conditions do not permit it.
To such students especially hailing from
rural and tribal areas, who are meritorious
but cannot support themselves in further
studies, the Forum will provide financial
assistance and necessary guidance.
to the topper of M. Sc. Biotechnology
(RTM Nagpur University)
Incentives often work to propel a student’s
ambition and desire to excel further.
Since the Forum is situated in Nagpur,
it will provide such incentives to the
toppers in the discipline of Biotechnology
in this city.
R&D workshops, training, seminars
visits and lectures by International scientists
These lectures will be conducted initially
to mark the foundation day celebration
of the Forum and later may be conducted
from time to time at various places globally.
to land R&D transfer of technology
other activities related to educational
and research institutions/establishments