Saturday, July 22, 2017

IFFCO Golden Jubilee Celebrations in Sirsa

IFFCO Golden Jubilee Celebrations in Sirsa
SIRSA NEWS 
22 July, 2017
Pictures and Videos: GS Mann, Amar Singh Jyani, Vikram Bhatia, Happy Mukhtiar Singh, Vikas Taneja

Watch Video: IFFCO Golden Jubilee Celebrations were Inagurated on 20th July 2017 at SIRSA CDLU Auditorium Uday Shankar Awasthi; CEO was the Chief Guest.



Guest of Honor was Perhlaad Singh Gillan Khera at the function. Also logon to: http://iffcogoldenjubilee.com/
सिरसा -किसान व सहकार सम्मलेन का हुआ शुभारम्भ।
-चौधरी देवीलाल विवि के सभागार में आयोजित किया गया सम्मलेन।
-नई दिल्ली से इफको के प्रबंधक निदेशक डॉ यु एस अवस्थी  ने किया सम्मलेन का शुभारम्भ।
-इफको के स्वर्ण जयंती वर्ष के उपलक्ष्य में हो रहा है सम्मेलन।
-प्रगतिशील किसानो व सहकारी बंधुओं को किया गया सम्मानित।
-डिजिटल प्लेटफॉर्म के माध्यम से देश के किसानों को एक सूत्र में जोड़ा गया-डॉ अवस्थी।
-डिजिटल प्लेटफॉर्म किसानों के लिए वरदान-डॉ अवस्थी।
-एक करोड़ 70 लाख किसान जुड़ चुके है ऑन लाइन  डिजिटल प्लेटफॉर्म से।
-डिजिटल ऑनलाइन सुविधा ने देश में समाप्त किया किसानों की भाषा का बेरिअर- डॉ अवस्थी।

विश्व की सबसे बड़ी किसानों की अपनी सहकारी संस्था इफको द्वारा इसकी स्थापना के 50 वर्ष पूरे होने के उपलक्ष्य में आज चौ. देवीलाल विश्वविद्यालय के सभागार में किसान एवं सहकार सम्मेलन का आयोजन किया गया। कार्यक्रम में इफको के प्रबंध निदेशक डॉ. यूएस अवस्थी मुख्यातिथि थे जबकि अध्यक्षता इफको के निदेशक एवं पूर्व मुख्य संसदीय सचिव प्रह्लाद सिंह गिलांखेड़ा ने की। समेलन में करीब 500 के करीब किसान व सहकारिता से जुड़े लोगों ने शिरकत की। महिलाओं ने भी इस सम्मलेन में बढ़ चढ़ कर भाग लिया।

मुख्यातिथि अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ख्याति प्राप्त वैज्ञानिक डॉ. यूएस अवस्थी ने सभी सहकार बंधुओं व उपस्थित किसानों का इस लंबे सफर में कंधे से कंधा मिलाकर चलने पर आभार व्यक्त किया। उन्होंने कहा कि किसानों के सक्रिय सहयोग के बिना विकास की यह गाथा लिखना संभव नहीं था। उन्होंने कहा कि इफको आरंभ से ही किसानों के प्रति समर्पित रही है। इसी का परिणाम है कि आज यह 4 करोड़ किसानों की पहली पसंद है। डॉ. अवस्थी ने कहा कि इफको आज केवल खाद बनाने व बेचने तक ही सीमित नहीं है बल्कि किसानों तथा उनके परिवारों के कल्याण हेतु हर क्षेत्र में अग्रणी संस्था बनकर उभरी है।

डॉ अवस्थी ने उद्घाटन के अवसर पर मीडिया से बात करते हुए कहा कि दुनिया की सबसे बड़ी सहकारी समितियों में से एक, इफको, का लक्ष्य देश के सभी किसानों और सहकारी समितियों को एक डिजिटल मंच पर जोड़ना है । प्रधान मंत्री की डिजिटल पहल और कैशलेस ड्राइव के अनुरूप, इफको ने एक नया पोर्टल इंडियन कोऑपरेटिव डिजिटल प्लेटफ़ॉर्म की शुरुआत की गई है। उन्होंने बताया कि डिजिटल  पोर्टल का उद्देश्य उपभोक्ता, इफको एवं इफको समूह कंपनियों तथा  समितियों के बीच न केवल आपस में  संचार स्थापित करना बल्कि पुरे देश के किसानों के बीच व्यापार के लिए एक डिजिटल मंच प्रदान करना है। उन्होंने बताया कि यह पोर्टल 10 प्रमुख भारतीय भाषाओं में उपलब्ध है और अब तक देश के करीब एक करोड़ 70 लाख किसान इस से जुड़ चुके है। उन्होंने कहा कि देश के किसानों के बीच एक दूसरे से जुड़ने में भाषा की समस्या आड़े आती थी। उन्होंने बताया अब डिजिटल प्लेटफॉर्म की वजह से यह भाषा का बेरिअर भी समाप्त हुआ है।

Interview - डॉ यु एस अवस्थी , प्रबंधक निदेशक ,इफको।

Monday, July 17, 2017

Immunity is Panacea of Life – Dr TN Chugh


Immunity is Panacea of Life – Dr TN Chugh
SIRSA NEWS 
17 July, 2017
Immunity is Panacea of Life
Immunity is the prominent quality within the body itself to create resistance against disease causing organisms or substances. Immunity provides defense against pathogens like bacteria, protozoan’s, fungi, virus and parasites. This character also identifies and eliminates tumors and harmful foreign compounds.  Thus it provides balanced state of body with adequate biological defense against infection and acquires sufficient tolerance. The immune system which provides protection from various infectious agents and cancer comprises highly arranged group of organs, tissues, specialized cells and cell products which work in coordination, to furnish the required immunity to the body. The immunity is also denoted as impunity, amnesty, indemnity, exemption and exoneration, whereas, incarceration, susceptibility and vulnerability suggests failure of immunity. This scientific study of protection against diseases is termed as immunology. The word of ‘Immunity’ is derived from Latin language as ‘Immunis’ which means exemption from military service, tax payment or other public service.
Innate Immunity:
The inborn property of resistance to infection, that involves either to prevent the entry of harmful foreign agents into the body or quickly kill the pathogens. The physical barriers include, Skin that avoids the input of bacteria and virus; Mucous membrane in the lining of throat and trachea that provides protection from microbes and dust particles; the acid in stomach kills  many microorganisms; the bile from liver that prevents the growth of microbes; cerumen or earwax traps dust particles, repels insects and kills bacteria;  lyso-zymes in sweat, tears and urine attack harmful microbes; interferon from certain cells become resistant to virus; bicarbonates in saliva neutralize acids in food; fever due to certain infections also acts as natural defense.
The most types of white blood cells and macrophages from tissues are very important and blissful aspects of natural self defense. Another, component system is present in the form of about 30 serum proteins helping in the production of antibodies.
Acquired Immunity or Adaptive Immunity:
 This resistance or safety is obtained during lifetime. It has the properties of specificity, diversity (identify vast variety of foreign molecules), differentiation of self, non-self and memory (the second encounter being faster). Two major groups of cells participate in acquired immunity:   
1.         Lymphocytes---A healthy person has about one trillion lymphocytes as T-cells and B-cells. All the types of cells for immunity are produced from the stem cells of bone marrow.
    The T- cells, first enter thymus and then return to blood. Helper T-cells are most numerous which stimulate the B-cells to produce antibodies and motivate killer T- cells to destroy the non-self cells. The Suppressor T-cells prevent attack on personal body cells. The Memory T-cells keep ready to attack as soon as the same disease causing organisms infect the body again.
The B-cells mature in the bone marrow and produce special proteins called antibodies. These cells give rise to plasma cells which live for a few days but produce enormous antibodies and memory cells having long life span but get activated by antigens.
2.        Antigen presenting cells---These include blood macrophages and tissue macrophages or histocytes. These cells help to deliver the stimulatory signal required for activation of T-cells.
Immune Reactions:
       It relates to the reactions induced in the host through the stimulus of antigens. It has two types:
1.         Humoral Immunity or Antibody-mediated Immunity (AMI): It consists of the antibodies (produced by B-cells stimulated by helper T-cells) which circulate through body fluids. These defend against virus and bacteria but do not respond to transplant.
2.        Cell Mediated Immunity (CMI): It consists of lymphocytes which attack the antigens to produce antibodies. It can react against transplants and can protect the body against all types of pathogens including fungi and microbes.
Vicious Cycle in Kids:
The children can suffer from more infections since their immunity is still in the growing stage. Low immunity and frequent infections have a long term harmful impact on their physical growth, mental situations and development. The major reasons include, reduced nutritional intake during days of illness, infection of diarrhea can cause harmful in brain development and reduce intelligence, decrease the rate of digestion and absorption, shorter height, disturb breathing and blood circulation. The eminent causes for lowering immunity can be pollution, food adulterations, intake of junk food and problems in daily health care.
Problems in Old age:
 Elderly persons are more likely to suffer from infectious diseases and may die poor resistance. Respiratory infections, influenza, cardio-vascular problems, weak digestion and particularly pneumonia can lead to death over 65 years. Gradual lowering of immunity is due to decrease in T-cells (decline in thymus functions), stem cells in bone marrow become less efficient, vaccine and antibiotics also become less effective. Autoimmune becomes low which can also decrease allergy, arthritis, inflammations and cancers. Certain other reasons of mental stress can be malnutrition, disturbed management of income and relations in families.   
Methods to Improve Immunity:
The immune system functions better when protected from adversity of environment but boosted with good living strategies:

  • ·     Get sufficient rest through sleep-- People can manage stress. Mental pressure increases the secretion of cortisol hormone that suppresses immune system.
  • ·       Avoid tobacco smoke and use of intoxicants.
  • ·  Do not drink alcohol—Wine increases lung infection, heart and kidney problem, brain damage and stomach ulcer.
  • ·   Eat plenty of vegetables, fruits, nuts, bean seeds, pulses and curd which provide righteous nutrients for immune system. Citrus fruits with vit. C; spinach, broccoli, ginger, garlic, gourd, pumpkin, mushroom with vitamin B-complex and fibers; papaya, apple, peach, melon, coconut, almond and walnut with multivitamins and minerals. The anti-oxidants from plum, orange, black berry, garlic, cardamom, artichoke, cinnamon, sacred basil, asafetida, carom, Aloe vera and pepper are anti-inflammatory and prevent cancer.
  • ·  Perform habitual exercise--- Regular ‘yoga’ exercise act as pillars of healthy living, it controls muscular strength, blood pressure and protects against variety of diseases. However, intensive exercise in athletes may disturb immune system.
  • ·   Maintain healthy body weight— Avoid obesity and weakness in body organs. Control upon intake white sugar and salt. Focus on healthy fats. Eat anti-inflammatory diet.
  • ·   Keep up with your vaccination.
  • ·   Relax and enjoy proper season—Beware of very hot, cold and rainy weather. Take a part of sunlight in winter to cherish with vitamin-D.
  • ·   Retain cleanliness of your body and clothing.
  • ·  Get regular medical screening test through eminent pathological laboratories.
  • · Become efficient to develop good habits, strong character and virtuous qualities of humanity. Never stop taking the responsibilities of own wellbeing.
Immunity through Coordination of Body and Soul:
Every Person should be conscious for personal health. Improvement of environment opposes toxicity of nature and prevents diseases. This becomes very beneficial and confers eternal advantages. The generative material, regulatory substances and energy for sustaining life are produced and utilized within living cells. But most religions believe that overall regulation is governed through super natural Divine Power. Each one of us exists to carry a special mission to seek spiritual elevation and salvation. Acquire virtuous qualities of humility, contentment, courage, respect for all religions, positive thinking, kindness, forgiveness and tolerance. Try to become master of your action plan with skill and innovative spirit. Choose the religious path after analysis of proper thoughts. We must continue to rise and attain to the Divine, so as to understand the purpose and meaning of life. Every hour of vigorous physical and spiritual activity will not only add years to life but also add life to years.
 Innate Immunity is the efficiency of self defense blessed through the sole creator, Almighty Lord. We must convey our heartfelt, spiritual gratitude for His kind benevolence through prayers and meditation. This will motivate us to make attempts for better acquired immunity.   
Contributed by: Dr. Triloki Nath Chugh.
Co-ordinator, Shah Satnam Ji Educational Institutions, Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa (Haryana, India ).

The writer is an eminent former Professor of Zoology; he has more than 3 decades of teaching experience in various colleges of KUK and is presently Co-ordinator, Shah Satnam Ji Educational Institutions, DSS, Sirsa. He can be reached on his Mobile No:+91-94160 48789 and email: trilokichugh@gmail.com . Dr Chugh has published many Zoology research papers; Guided several M.Phil students for research; M.Sc. Secured 2nd Position BITS PILANI 1968; Gold Medalist in French Diploma 1981 KUK; Prinicipal at SSS Boys College for 7 years.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Seminar on Caste System in Indian Society

Haryana Gian Vigyan Samiti and Smvaad Sirsa – Seminar on Caste System in Indian Society
SIRSA NEWS 
10 July, 2017
Pictures and Videos: GS Mann,Amar Singh Jyani, Vikram Bhatia, Happy Mukhtiar Singh, Vikas Taneja
Watch Video Part 1: Rekha Surlia a CDLU Research Scholar speaks at Haryana Gyan Vigyan Samiti and Samvad Sirsa Seminar on Caste System in Indian Society held at Shri Yuvak Sahitya Sadan Sirsa on 9th July 2017. She touched briefly various interrelated issues such as Reservations, Dalits, Corruption, Caste System, Role of Employment Opportunities, Jobs etc. The keynote speaker at the seminar was Prof Bajrang Bihari Tiwari.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Basmati Crop-Good Practices explained at KISAN MELA Sirsa

Basmati Crop-Good Practices explained at KISAN MELA Sirsa
SIRSA NEWS 
08 July, 2017
Pictures and Videos: GS Mann,Amar Singh Jyani, Vikram Bhatia, Happy Mukhtiar Singh, Vikas Taneja

Watch Video: Dr Ritesh Sharma Principal Scientist BEDF APEDA explains about Proper use of Fungicides and other farm chemicals at Rice Exporters Association Kisan MELA held in Sirsa on 30th June 2017 in association with All India Rice Exporters Association and Pakka Ardatiya Association Sirsa.

 This Video was recorded on 30th June 2017