SRINAGAR: A Seven days training programme entitled “Vermi-Agro Production Technology To Restore And Improve Soil Fertility for Sustainable Agricultural Production” began under skill development training for rural, youth (STRY) scheme.
The programme is being conducted by Dry land Agriculture Research Station, Rangreth in collaboration with SAMETI, SKUAST- Kashmir and MANAGE Hyderabad.
In the event 28 rural youth are being given hands on training on scientific management of sustainable agricultural production. Training co-ordinator Dr. Seerat-un-Nissa stressed to take the training as an enterprise for generating the income/livelihood for unemployed rural youth and emphasized on the role of vermi composting in agriculture, she also welcomed the participants and advised them to take a keen interest in the training and note all skills so that in future they will become entrepreneurs.
Dr. Zahoor Ahmad Dar, Associate Director Research, Rangreth was chief guest on the occasion. He thanked Prof. Nazir Ahmad Ganai, Vice Chancellor for his support, Director Extension, Prof. Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi and staff of Directorate for providing STRY programmeand havediscussed different schemes/subsidies given to the farm youth and stressed upon them to avail all the benefits under different sponsored schemes.