• Agri-Smart 2018
    Using IoT for driving Smart Agriculture(19-20 Nov 2018)

    Organized by Academics and Consultancies Services Division, C-DAC Mohali

    Sponsored by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi

    Registrations open till 3rd Nov 2018
    Confirmation of Registration: 15th Nov 2018

Conference on AGRI-SMART 2018:
Using IoT for driving Smart Agriculture

C-DAC, a Scientific Society of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, an organization known for its expertise in High Performance Computing & Professional Electronics, is organizing a 2-day Conference on AGRI-SMART 2018: Using IoT for driving Smart Agriculture during 19th & 20th,Nov 2018. Agricultural Engineering is developed to make advances in sustainable agriculture which is totally eco-friendly. The conference aims to provide a platform for Indian scientific and engineering computing fraternities from academics, scientific labs, R&D institutions, industry and government to share their research work, knowledge and experience in the field of Smart Agriculture technologies using IoT. This conference will act as a ground to create a collaborative environment, promoting Scientific & Technological development. Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research manuscripts demonstrating their current research in the area of Smart Agriculture driven by IoT.

The major topics to be covered are(but not limited to):
  • Agriculture and Food Engineering &Technology & Advanced machines
  • Nano and Polymer Technology in Agricultural.
  • Precision farming, Remote Sensing and Agri GIS.
  • Economics, Education, Communication & Leadership in Agriculture.
  • Agricultural waste management
  • IoT in Smart & Intelligent Electronics and Agriculture, Smart City
  • Wearable IoT, IoT in Healthcare, Assistive technologies, Robotics, AI, Smart City, Data Analytics
  • Wireless Communication, Photonics, SDR, LTE, 4G/5Gn
  • Electronic Systems, Embedded Systems, Power Electronics
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Sensor Technology, Sensing materials

Paper Submission

Full length paper have to be formatted as per the IEEE A4 format and should be submitted at cdacmtech1@gmail.com or mtech-mohali@cdac.in. The paper should consists of title, clearly indicating the research problem, objectives, research questions/hypothesis, methodology, tentative results of the research and submitted as MS-Word doc file.

Full Paper format

Full paper should be written in range of 2500- 3000 words in Times New Roman style, Font size 12, Spacing 1.5, APA referencing style by using referencing software. An abstract of 250 word, 6 key words, name, affiliation, email and address of author(s). Indicate clearly details of corresponding author(s).

All the participants are required to pay registration fees as follows:

Category of participants Registration Fee Registration Fee on spot
Students 2000 2500
Faculty/ Academicians/ Researchers 2000 2500
Scientists/ Industrial delegates 3000 3500

Chief Guest

D.K Jain

Shri Ashwani Gupta

Scientist G
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR),
Ministry of Science and Technology,New Delhi

Chief Guest(Valedictory)

Prof. R.K. Sinha

CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation,

Guest of Honour

Keynote speaker

Sh. Vimal K. Varun,

Scientist 'F' , DSIR
Ministry of Science and Technology,New Delhi

Keynote speaker

Shri Dharmendra Sharma, IFS

Chief Conservator of Soils,
Dept. of Soil and Water Conservation punjab

Keynote speaker

Prof. Sanjeev Sofat

Head Computer Science & Engineering
PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh

Organizing Committee

Prof. Vinodh Kumar M.

Prof. Vinodh Kumar M.

Chief Patron
Centre Head
C-DAC, Mohali

Dr. Balwinder Singh

Dr. Balwinder Singh

Coordinator ACS-Division
C-DAC, Mohali


Keynote speaker

Dr A K Jain,

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

Keynote speaker

Keynote speaker

Arshdeep Bahga

Cloudemy Technology Labs

Keynote speaker

Keynote speaker

Dr. Murtaza Hasan

Principal Scientist
Centre for Protected Cultivation Technology,ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Keynote speaker


Dr.Madhu Bala

Assistant Floriculturist
Department of Floriculture & Landscaping, PAU, Ludhiana

Invited Speaker


Dr. Akash Deep

Sr. Scientist
CSIO, Chandigarh

Session Chair


Prof. C. Rajesh

Former Sr Scientist,SciGenom Labs Pvt Ltd
Head Biotech, SGGSW University

Session Chair


Dr. H.K. sidhu

Dean Research
Desh Bhagat University

Session Chair


Dr. Mandeep Singh

Principal Engineer
C-DAC, Mohali

Session Chair


Dr. Naresh Kumar

Assitant Professor
Panjab University

Session Chair


For Registration Contact:

Dr. Balwinder Singh (convener),
ACSD, C-DAC Mohali
0172 6619078

Er. Hitesh Pahuja(Co-Convener)
Er.Varun Chhabra (Co-Convener)
9888530057 & 9855500652
0172 6619069

For any other queries contact:

Sh.Sanjay Madan (organizing secretary)
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