Dr. Renu Agrawal is the Ex. Chief Scientist and Rural Program Coordinator at CSIR-CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute)in Mysuru, India. She is the advisor, outreach activities at CFTRI. She has over 20 patents to her name, with 65+ publications in International and National Journals. Dr. Renu Agrawal has been awarded at multiple scientific associations. Some honorable mentions are Scientific fellow awards at FAMI,FNABS,FSAB,FISBT. She has been felicitated by REX-UN Global Karamveer Fellowship, Karamveer Chakra, Best woman sci. NABS,Woman achiever Guild woman achiever inter-nation, Reflections Award, Kissan Ratna, Abdul Kalam Lifetime Award, Nari Shakti Award to name a few. Author of 4 scientific books. As CSIR-800 Rural development Chair, Dr. Renu Agrawal led CSIR CFTRI to launch CSIR 800 to give a better quality of life to 800 million people of India through scientific and technological intervention. To know more view https://bit.ly/3pz6Cpb
The topic will cover the needs of the nation for value addition in agricultural crops. Products and machineries developed by scientists especially CSIR-CFTRI will be discussed. To combat malnutrition is òn the top for India. With this in mind, crops like chia and quinoa cultivation ,the nutritional products thereof will be discussed.