Livestock important instrument in poverty alleviation: Samoon

Livestock important instrument in poverty alleviation: Samoon

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Asgar Hassan Samoon on Thursday said that livestock was emerging as an important sector in the economy of Jammu and Kashmir which plays an important role in the socio-economic development of the state. He said that about 80 percent population of the state lives in rural areas […]

ICAR ranking: SKUAST-Jammu, Kashmir rank 24th, 27th, respectively

ICAR ranking: SKUAST-Jammu, Kashmir rank 24th, 27th, respectively

Governor congratulates VCs SRINAGAR: The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, has brought out the ranking of the 63 state agricultural universities in India. Governor N N Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir Universities of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu and Kashmir has conveyed his greetings to Dr Pradeep Sharma, Vice Chancellor of […]

VC SKUAST-J calls on governor

SRINAGAR: Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu (SKUAST-J), Dr Pradeep Kumar Sharma called on Governor N N Vohra, Chancellor of the University at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday. Dr Sharma briefed the governor about the schedules of the upcoming examinations and admissions to the under-graduate and post-graduate courses; academic issues and difficulties being faced […]

Agriculture not picking up as enterprising sector: Mehbooba

Agriculture not picking up as enterprising sector: Mehbooba

Asks experts to find reasons JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday asked experts to find the reasons for agriculture not picking up as enterprising sector in J&K despite technological interventions. Addressing the 6th convocation of Sher-i-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST-J), Jammu here Friday, the Chief Minister stressed the need for bridging the […]

LC panel seeks report on recruitment, purchases of SKUAST-J

JAMMU: The maiden meeting of the House Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council constituted to look into certain issues of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu (SKUAST-J) was convened here on Thursday under the Chairmanship of MLC, Qaiser Jamsheed Lone. The meeting was attended by the members of the panel Surinder Kumar Choudhary, […]

Governor chairs 18th SKUAST-J council meet

JAMMU: Governor N N Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Jammu (SKUAST-J), chaired the 18th council meeting of the university at Raj Bhavan. Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone, Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari and Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry & Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli also participated in […]

Guv congratulates VC SKUAST-J for securing second position in ICAR’s AIEEA-PG-2017 online counselling

JAMMU: Governor N N Vohra, Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu has congratulated vice chancellor of the university, Dr Pradeep K Sharma and his colleagues for the university securing second position among 73 state farm universities in India consequent to its students securing 8 veterinary and fisheries sciences post graduate scholarships during the […]

Chairman LC constitutes panel to enquire ‘lapses’ at SKUAST-J

Chairman LC constitutes panel to enquire ‘lapses’ at SKUAST-J

JAMMU: To enquire into the alleged lapses in setting up of e-studio and mega seed unit at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences-Jammu (SKUAST-J), Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council (LC) Haji Anayat Ali on Tuesday announced to form a House Committee. The chairman made the announcement while intervening during the reply by the concerned minister […]

Horticulture expert committee holds interaction with Jammu stakeholders

Horticulture expert committee holds interaction with Jammu stakeholders

JAMMU: The expert committee members constituted for drafting Horticulture Policy for Jammu and Kashmir State held interaction with stakeholders of Jammu including Fruit Growers, Nursery Owners, Processors, Traders, Controlled Atmosphere (CA) Store owners and senior functionaries of the department. The session was held under the chairmanship of Secretary, Horticulture, Manzoor Ahmed Lone. The stakeholders raised […]

Dy CM for promoting integrated farming in JK

Dy CM for promoting integrated farming in JK

Reaffirms govt’s commitment to make state self-sufficient in food production JAMMU: Lauding the Integrated Farming System Model developed by SKUAST Jammu, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh emphasized that these models were the need of the hour for the state where farmers are facing numerous challenges. According to an official press note issued Tuesday, Deputy […]