AIASA- Fostering the national bonds in Agriculture


AIASA is a professional organization of present and former students in the field of Agriculture, Veterinary, Dairy, Horticulture, Fisheries, Forestry, Home Science, Sericulture, ABM and other allied sciences, registered under Societies Registration Act 1860. The Association was formally launched on 10th May, 2011 by the then Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Agriculture during the All India Convention on Agricultural Administrative Reforms and the website was launched by the Hon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture on the occasion of 87th ICAR Foundation Day on 25th-26th July, 2015 at Patna, Bihar. The Society was registered on 1st Dec. 2011 under the Societies Registration Act 1860, with the approval of Ministry of Agriculture, ICAR and Ministry of Consumer Affairs by having all India jurisdiction. Down the course of time, the drift between the technical work force and bureaucracy has increased abysmally harming the cause of farming sector and farmers at the national and state level. Policy making in agriculture has been largely limited to subsidies and loan disbursement, with negligible component of science in it.

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AIASA envisions a common platform where Agriculturists/technocrats will work together for the Indian agriculture with a “right person at right place” mode, to promote more application of science which is often left back. AIASA is established with the prime motto to bridge the drift and strengthen the voice of the agriculturalists, veterinarians, fishery experts and personnel of all allied fields at states, national and international levels. AIASA advocates for resolving the long pending issues of creation of the All India Cadre of “Indian Agriculture Service” for appointment of right person at the right place, establishment of Agriculture Council of India (ACI) for accreditation of agriculture Education and grant of professional status to agriculture sector at par with other professions for better job opportunities and career advancement of the personnel serving the primary sector.

The Society is covered for exemption from Income Tax u/s 80G (5)(vi) vide Order no DEL-AE27111-19092016 dated 19.09.2016.

AIASA aims to promote National Integration, Patriotism and Communal Harmony, to foster a spirit of mutual help, goodwill, fellow feeling and a mutual contact among the members of the Association.To promote the social and cultural welfare of the members by encouraging the intellectual development of the members and provide an opportunity to the members to train themselves in the art of self government and group leadership. AIASA focuses on the consciousness of the members regarding the aims and working of various national and international students / scientific / technical / educational / farmers organizations and to facilitate and foster the bond between the agriculture students and agriculture professionals namely teachers, scientists, agriculture officers and farmers.

AIASA always tries to find out immediate solution for all such problems of the common interest of the members by meeting, discussion and making suggestions and other democratic ways to the concern authorities and act as a communicator to authorities / government. It also has done much hard work to make efforts for improving the job opportunities for agricultural students and impress upon the government for creation of all India Cadre of Indian Agriculture Service by having specialized cadre of Agriculture Research Service, Agriculture & Rural Development Service, Foreign Agriculture Service, Agriculture Inspection Service and Agriculture Education Service (or inclusion of Agriculture education in the proposed Indian Education Service). For highlighting the activities of the Association there is regular publication of News letters periodically/electronic media/website.

AIASA has is main vision as to foster the bond between 1 million agricultural students & professionals and to raise the voice for techno administrative agriculture reforms including creation of Indian Agricultural Services and advancement in agriculture by involvement of agriculturists in policy formulation and implementation. And its mission is to empower the youth in agriculture for development of agriculture and the nation. Every year AIASA organises many webinars, lead talks etc. It organises NYC every year with great success and large participation of students and professionals. The year 2021 is being celebrated as the 10 years of AIASA through a series of program under ELEVATE.

Shreya Gupta , National President,AIASA,New Delhi

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