Advisor Bhatnagar visits MAR&ES Izmarg-Gurez SKUAST

Gurez: Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar visited Mountain Agricultural Research and Extension Station (MAR&ES), Izmarg-Gurez of SKUAST-Kashmir and was accompanied by Sub-divisional Magistrate-Gurez Dr. Mudasir Ahmad Wani besides other officers.
He was received by the Scientist incharge of the Station Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat. The Advisor interacted with the scientists of the Station and was apprised about the Research and Extension activities carried out by the station. During the interaction the Advisor was informed that a separate Krishi Vigyan Kendra has been established for Gurez valley under SKUAST-Kashmir and was also apprised about the vision and mission of the Kendra for the valley.
The Advisor stressed upon the scientists to carry out need based, Problem oriented and location specific research and Extension activities for Gurez valley and to work for the revival of the heritage crops of the valley which include Kala Zeera, Buckwheat and Gurez local Pea. During his visit at the Station, the Advisor interacted with students from the faculty of Forestry, SKUAST-Kashmir who are three days rural exploration visit to the valley.


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