November, 14, 2009 New Delhi
Directorate of Information and Publications of Agriculture, ICAR, organized a Sensitization Workshop of E-PKSAR project under NAIP in which several ICAR – funded societies participated. This workshop was inaugurated by Dr Gajendra Singh (Ex DDG, Agricultural Engineering) and presided over by Dr M.M. Pandey (DDG, Agricultural Engineering and National Director, NAIP). Dr N.T. Yaduraju (National Co-ordinator, NAIP) also shared his vast research experience of NAIP and said that NAIP has high expectation from this project. The progress of the project E-PKSAR and benefits of publishing were discussed by the Project Director of this Directorate.
The topics discussed during Technical Session included e-governance of ICAR periodicals, Success stories in agriculture, Business aspects of on-line periodicals, Electronic Repositories and Archival, Copy Right issues in Open Access and Experiences of CSIR with Open Access. During Open form the issues related to on-line periodicals some societies came forward and said that they will discuss to work under DIPA Portal with their Governing Bodies.
(Source: EEU, DIPA)