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NATIONAL VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM (NSATRS – 2021)

28th June 2021 from 8.30 am onwards at the UCIARS-Hambantota, Sri Lanka

The Second national symposium is a valued effort of the Institute for Agro Technology and Rural Sciences organized for harnessing scientific knowledge for the advancement of rural livelihood and stack holders. The symposium provides opportunities to generate, share and disseminate eco-friendly clean technologies and expertise towards the sustainable agriculture development. The experiences and the knowledge generates in diverse subject areas on the theme of “A way Forward For Smart Agriculture & Rural Development” Would help to direct the exsisting agriculture towards a clean agriculture with best practices. This is a wonderful platform to share experiences and gain knowledge on application of green agriculture for ensuring a sustainable rural development.

Our Key Themes

Smart Agriculture and Eco System Safety

Plant Nutrient & Waste Management, Floriculture & Landscape Architecture

Agricultural Innovations for Food Security

Crop Production & Crop Protection, Livestock, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Postharvest Handling & Food Technology, Crop Improvement & Bio Technology

Climate Resilient Agriculture

Soil & Water Management, Farm Mechanization

Empowering Rural Community Through Novel Agricultural Technology

Safety Plant Nutrient & Waste Management, Floriculture & Landscape Architecture

Important Dates

Calling of Extended Abstract – 15th March 2021

Submission of Extended Abstracts – 13th April 2021

Notification of Acceptance – 28th April 2021

Camera Ready Copy – 10th May 2021

Last date of Registration – 21th May 2021

Symposium Date – 28th June 2021

Presentation Guidelines

Your presentation must adhere to following Guidelines

Check List

Authors can able to check your uploaded document here

Presenter’s Guidelines

Presenters & Participant must adhere to guidelines

Send your extended abstract to nsatrs@uciars.cmb.ac.lk

All accepted papers will be published in proceedings of NSATRS (ISBN978-955-703-076-0)

Registration

Commencement of registration: May 10th, 2021

# .Last date of registration 21st of May 2021

# .The amount of LKR 1500.00 should be paid as symposium fee to AC – 007100236432005

Registration Fee

# . Beneficiary Name : Assistant Bursar / UCIARS

# . Your name, ID number should include in paying slip (Reason – NSATRS Symposium fee 2021)

# . Mention your manuscript no. at top left corner of the paying slip

# . Scanned copy of paying slip should send to sab@uciars.cmb.ac.lk(with the copy to nsatrs@uciars.cmb.ac.lk)

Sample pay slip Pay Online

SCHEDULE

Past Symposium

NSATRS 2020

1st National Symposium on Agro-Technology and Rural Sciences (NSATRS) 2020 Virtual Symposium

The First National Symposium of the UCIARS, NSATRS-2020 was held on 15th December 2020 as a Virtual symposium on the theme of “A WAY FORWARD IN GREEN AGRICULTURE TOWARDS RURAL DEVELOPMENT”. The objective of the symposium is to dissaminate the scientific knowledge for the advancement of rural livlihood and other stakeholders specially students, researchers and farming community. Local and foreign academics, scientists and students shared their research findings to the symposium. Thirty six research articles were published in the proceedings of NSATRS-2020. Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo graced the symposium as the Chief Guest of the NSATRS 2020 and she mentioned that this symposium is a wonderful platform to share experiences and gain knowledge on the application of Green Agriculture to ensure sustainable rural development in Sri Lanka. Dr. W.M.W. Weerakoon, Director General, Department of Agriculture, Sri Lanka and Prof. Morio Iijima, Faculty of Agriculture, Kindai University, Japan joined as keynote speakers for this NSATRS 2020.

NSATRS 2021

2nd National Symposium on Agro-Technology and Rural Sciences (NSATRS) 2021 Virtual Symposium

The Second National Symposium of the UCIARS, NSATRS-2021 was held on 28th June 2021 as a Virtual symposium on the theme of“A WAY FORWARD FOR SMART AGRICULTURE TOWARDS RURAL DEVELOPMENT”. The objective of the symposium is to dissaminate the scientific knowledge for the advancement of rural livelihood and other stakeholders specially students, researchers and farmi
ng community. Academics, scientists and students shared their research findings to the symposium. Fifty one research articles were published in the proceedings of NSATRS-2021. Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo graced the symposium as the Chief Guest of the NSATRS 2021 and she mentioned that this symposium is a wonderful platform to share experiences and gain knowledge on the application of Smart Agriculture to ensure sustainable rural development in Sri Lanka. Dr. Richard S. Cahoon, Cornell University, USA joined as key note speaker for this NSATRS 2021.

Contact Us

INSTITUTE FOR AGRO-TECHNOLOGY AND RURAL SCIENCES

Address: New town, Weligatta, Hambantota Country: SriLanka – Asia
E-mail:nsatrs@uciars.cmb.ac.lk
Symposium Chair: Prof S. Sutharsan
Tele: +94(0)47 20 34 201
Email: director@uciars.cmb.ac.lk 
Symposium Coordinator:Dr Sujatha Weerasinghe
Tele: +94(0)47 20 34 225Email: sujatha@uciars.cmb.ac.lk 
Secretary:Mr L.M. Rifnas
Tele: +94(0)47 20 34 200Email: rifnas@uciars.cmb.ac.lk 
Senior Assistant Registrar:Mrs. S.A.S PriyadarshaniTele: +94(0)47 20 34 211Email: sar@uciars.cmb.ac.lkAssistant Bursar:Mr. K.SunilTele: +94(0)47 20 34 207Email: sab@uciars.cmb.ac.lk