SRINAGAR: The 15th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Srinagar was held at KVK Campus here on Thursday.
Director Extension, SKUAST-Kashmir, Prof Mushtaq Ahmad was the chief guest on the occasion. Associate Director Extension (Ag), Prof Sheikh Muzaffar Ahmad, Associate Director (KVK coordination cell), Amal Saxena, officers from animal husbandry, sheep husbandry, district social welfare, lead bank, NABARD, scientists from DARS Budgam, CITH, Srinagar attended the meeting, read an official handout.
Scientists of KVK-Srinagar and progressive farmers of the district also participated in the meeting. Head KVK-Srinagar, Dr Rekhi Singh presented the ‘Annual Progress Report of 2018-2019’ and ‘Annual Action Plan 2019-2020’. The director extension appreciated the efforts of the Kendra of taking university-developed technologies to the field.
He impressed upon the Head KVK to focus on the integrated farming, women empowerment in Shehr-e-Khas to increase the farmers’ income.
Associated Director Extension (Ag), SKUAST-Kashmir advised scientists for laying area specific agricultural trials. On the occasion, the director extension released 4 publications authored by scientists of the Kendra on different crop technologies, the handout added.