One day workshop on ‘Scientific writing, e-Books and Publication Process’ has been organised jointly by ICAR-CIRB, Hisar and ICAR-Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture (DKMA), New Delhi on 16th November at CIRB, Hisar under the dynamic leadership of Director, Dr Inderjeet Singh. He emphasized on importance of workshop that scientists can learn many new avenues of communication by developing the skill of writing to deliver their results to the public in different forms. Dr Rameshwar Singh, Project Director, DKMA, New Delhi explained the various roles and activities of DMKA and encouraged the participants to use various portals of ICAR for effective dissemination of the research and technological innovations to the end users.
In technical sessions, resource persons from DKMA comprising T Aruna Kumar, Editor, (English), Mr Ashok Singh, Editor, (Hindi) and Mrs Mitali Ghosh, I/C Social media sensitized the participants on role of reviewer in quality scientific publications, writing for scientific journals, writing articles for vernacular press, abstract writing-hand on training and writing news for social media etc. Dr Sangeeta Mehta, Sales Director, Elsevier South Asia explained about the Elsevier activities and provided some tips for effective planning, writing and promoting scientific research article and aware about the plagiarism and other ethical concerns in scientific writing. More than 60 participants including scientists, students, research associates and senior research fellows from NRCE and CIRB participated in this workshop. The workshop was coordinated by Dr Hema Tripathi, PS &I/C AKMU and Dr Dharmendra Kumar, Scientist, APR Division at CIRB.