SRINAGAR: Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-K, Prof Nazeer Ahmad on Tuesday lauded the efforts of the Kendra in coming to the expectation of the farming community of the district Ganderbal. He stressed for promotion of integrated farming system, high density apple plantation for higher returns and quality produce. and advised farmers gathering to take advantage of presence of scientists at the Kendra and seek their guidance for all issues concerning their farming be it agriculture, horticulture, animal or sheep husbandry, fisheries, forestry or sericulture.
Nazeer made these remarks during the KVK Ganderbal’s 15th Scientific Advisory Meeting Committee.
“He also advised KVK functionaries to further strengthen the linkages with the officers of the Development Departments to serve the community in a coordinated manner,” the statement issued by the office of VC reads.
Dr Javed Ahmad Bhat, Head, KVK Ganderbal, gave a power point presentation of the various activities undertaken by the Kendra last year and also presented the proposed action plan for 2019-2020.
Prof Mushtaq Ahmad, Director Extension, SKUAST-K advised various measures to be initiated afresh aimed for enhancing the farm income of the farmers.
Besides Scientists of the Kendra, officers of SKUAST-K, heads of various development departments of the district, the meeting besides attended by progressive farmers and farmwomen of the district. Heads of Line Departments and some of the farmers also spoke and presented their ideas to the University for taking up in the action plan for coming year.