Our faculty organised Orientation Programme on 19th September, 2017 for the students of B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture 1st Semester. The guest speakers were Dr. Sain Dass, Ex-Director (Maize), Directorate of Maize Research, ICAR, New Delhi and Mr. Sanjay Singh, Assistant General Manager, Insecticide India Ltd., New Delhi. The first guest of honour Dr. Sain Dass who is a renowned name in maize breeding and holds the credit of developing quality protein maize (QPM) hybrids and many other hybrids of sweet corn and baby corn, delivered his talk on ‘Scope of Agriculture vis-à-vis Improved Crop Varieties in Present Day Context’. He emphasized on the objectives of an agriculture institutions, mainly of which are Research, Teaching and Extension. The other guest speaker, Mr. Sanjay Singh gave an overview on global plant protection, security and use of pesticides in agriculture. He stressed on the future prospects that the industry mainly looked above the surface of crop and now the need is to look below the surface of crop i.e. . . . . . . SOIL is the need of hour. The speakers at the end of their respective talk satisfied the queries raised by the students. It was a unique experience for the students.