Conference Organisers

Indian Society of Weed Science (ISWS)
The Indian Society of Weed Science was established in 1968 coinciding with Green Revolution in the country. Currently, the Society is headquartered at Jabalpur located in Central India. The society has over 900 life members, publishes quarterly journal (Indian Journal of Weed Science since 1969), organizes biennial conferences, workshops and brain storming meetings on issues of topical interest. It recognizes the contributions of individuals to weed science by awarding Fellowships and Gold Medals. Besides academic fraternity, the society has excellent relationship with allied professional societies, science departments and industry. Please visit society website at

Directorate of Weed Research (DWR)
Directorate of Weed Research is an institute under the umbrella of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), located in the central part of India at Jabalpur. Its mandate is to work on various aspects of weed biology and management with basic and strategic research, to train the stakeholders to enhance their capacity building, and to provide consultancy in the field of weed management. It also operates a network program at 22 centres through All India Coordinated ResearchProject on Weed Control.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research is an autonomous organization under the department of agricultural research and education, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India. The Council is the apex body for coordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the country. With over 99 ICAR institutes and 65 agricultural universities spread across the country, this is one of the largest National agricultural systems in the world. ICAR has played a pioneering role in ushering Green Revolution and subsequent developments in agriculture in India through its research and technology development that has enabled the country to increase the production of foodgrains by 4 times, horticultural crops by 6 times, fish by 9 times (marine 5 times and inland 17 times), milk 6 times and eggs 27 times since 1950-51, thus making a visible impact on the national food and nutritional security.