IIT-KGP Director V.K. Tewari honored with Special Recognition of the Year Award 2021 by Agriculture Today Group
The KGP Chronicle (October 25, 2021)
Dr. Virendra K Tewari, Director, IITKGP honoured with Special Recognition of the Year Award 2021 by Agriculture Today Group
IIT KGP takes immense pride and honour in congratulating Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur for being conferred with the Special Recognition of the Year Award 2021 by Agriculture Today Group in the 3rd Apollo Farm Power Awards 2021. He was acknowledged for his exemplary contribution to the growth and development of agricultural mechanization in India. Prof. Tewari participated in the award ceremony through video conferencing. Agriculture Today conducted the 3rd APOLLO Farm Power Awards 2021 on Wednesday, 20th October at Crystal Ball Room, The Lalit, Connaught Place, New Delhi. Distinguished Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Dr Trilochan Mohapatra graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Agriculture Today Group has been in the forefront in bridging the gaps, influencing policies, creating business networks and recognizing achievers. To extend due recognition to the role models of farm mechanizations in India, they have taken this initiative to accolade the achievers.
Prof. Tewari’s core research areas comprises of Tractor System Design, Ergonomics and Industrial Safety, Design of Agricultural Machines, Precision Agriculture and Machinery System Management. Among his key research projects, special mention should be attributed to the Centre of Excellence for Digital Farming Solutions for Enhancing Productivity by Robots, Drones and AGV’s National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP). Several projects by the Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture and Farming Welfare, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, are thriving under his competent leadership. (Read More)