SRINAGAR: A 21-days summer school on ‘Production and Post-production interventions to increase returns from livestock enterprises: A step towards doubling farmers’ income’ Scheduled from 19-06-2018 to 09-07-2018 sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Research New Delhi started on Tuesday at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry (FVSc & AH) Shuhama.
The Summer School is attended by assistant professors and associate professors from the states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh & Jharkhand, an official handout read.
The inaugural function was chaired by Director Education SKUAST-K, Prof Shakil Wani and co-chaired by Director Research SKUAST-K, Prof M Y Zargar and Dean FVSc & AH, Prof Sarfaraz A Wani. Course Director Dr Azmat Alam Khan welcomed the participants and projected the overview of the training programme. The 21-days training programme comprises of lectures by eminent scientists of SKUAST-K, invited lectures from experts outside the state, practical demonstration and field visits. It is the first 21-days summer school being organised by FVSc & AH, it read.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Education, Prof Shakil Wani appreciated the efforts put in by the organisers for organising the India-level training programme at FVSc & AH.
Director Research, Prof Zargar complimented the research activities of veterinary scientists while Dean FVSc & AH enumerated various research & extension activities of division of Livestock Production & Management (LPM), tr further read.
Head Division of LPM, Prof M Tufail Banday highlighted the role of livestock development in socio-economic development of farmers and potential contribution this sector can make in achieving the target of doubling farmers’ income, read the handout.
The training manual of summer school was also released on the occasion.