SRINAGAR: Directorate of Extension, SKUAST-Kashmir in collaboration with SAMETI- Kashmir held certificate distribution ceremony at Vice Chancellors Secretariat. Officers of the University, Deans of Faculties, Heads of Divisions, representatives from press and media participated in the event. Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed, Hon’ble Vice- Chancellor of the varsity in his inaugural address emphasised on safe use and handling of the pesticides so as to eliminate the human / animal losses and promoting environmental health while improving the quality and quantity of farmers produce. He also congratulated the participants for successful completion of the course mandatory for renewal of their licences. He also appreciated the Directorate of Extension for smooth conduct of the course. During the event certificates were distributed among the Pesticide dealers & distributors for their successful completion of twelve days mandatory certificate course on Pesticide management. Dr. Farahnaz Rasool Dy. Director Trainings/Course coordinator conducted the proceedings of the event. Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, Associate Director Extension (Agri.) presented the welcome address and Prof. Amal Saxena (Associate Director Extension -KVKs) presented the vote of thanks.