‘Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Future and Development’ concludes at SKUAST-K

SRINAGAR: The valedictory function of 21-day NRDMS-DST sponsored summer school on “Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Future and Development”, from June 20 to 30, 2019, was held on Sunday at SKUAST-Kashmir, Shalimar. Vice-Chancellor Prof Nazeer Ahmed was the chief guest and Dr Shubha Panday, Scientist, DST (NRDMS), New Delhi was the guest of honour. The summer […]

Training prog for vermicompost producers concludes at SKUAST-K

Srinagar: A two-day training programme-cum-exposure visit of vermicompost producers organised by Mountain Livestock Research Institute (MLRI), Manasbal, SKUAST-K in collaboration with Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) concluded here on Wednesday. In all, 23 women farmers from Barammula and Bandipore districts participated in the programme. The participants were given hands on training of scientific vermicompost production […]

Hailstorm damages crops in south Kashmir, SKUAST issues advisory

Hailstorm damages crops in south Kashmir, SKUAST issues advisory

SHOPIAN: A hailstorm brought havoc and damages to standing crops on large areas in Pulwama, Budgam and Shopain districts on Friday, following which, the Sher-i-Kashmir University of Agriculture and Technology issued an advisory for farmers. Locals said a combination of wind and hailstorm damaged the crops badly. Hundreds of trees got uprooted and branches fell […]

SKUAST-K conducts field day on poultry

SRINAGAR: SKUAST-K on Wednesday conducted a field day on poultry under ‘Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav’ programme at village Busserbugh, Ganderbal on Wednesday. The programme was supported by ICAR-Poultry Seed Project, Division of LPM. The theme of programme was “Profitable Backyard Poultry Production”. About 50 farmers who rear backyard poultry participated in the day-long programme, an […]

SKUAST-Kashmir conducts admission test for UG programmes

SRINAGAR: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir on Sunday conducted university entrance test in 17 centres across Jammu and Kashmir. According to a statement, the entrance test was held for admission to various under-graduate degree programmes for academic session 2019 in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture Engineering, Sericulture and Fisheries. In total, […]

SKUAST-K celebrates World Veterinary Day-2019

SKUAST-K celebrates World Veterinary Day-2019

SRINAGAR: SKUAST-K on Saturday celebrated World Veterinary Day (WVD)-2019 at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry (FVSC & AH), Shuhama, Alusteng. The theme for current year was value of vaccination. This day marked the culmination of a month-long series of events which included farmers’ awareness programmes, vaccination to animals, Brucellosis testing, blood donation camp, […]

EDI organises programme for SKUAST-K trainees

SRINAGAR: Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Pampore in collaboration with Faculty of Forestry, Benhama, SKUAST-K organised one-day orientation programme on medical plants on Wednesday. The programme is part of the 25-day-long skill development training programme for medicinal plants growers that began on 28th January and will go on till 21st February. Programme in-charge, Syed Naseem Geelani […]

SKUAST-K establishes modern feed mill at MLRI, Manasbal

SKUAST-K establishes modern feed mill at MLRI, Manasbal

SRINAGAR: Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-K, Prof Nazeer Ahmed inaugurated Feed Mill, Nutrition, Diagnostic and Clinical laboratories at Mountain Livestock Research Institute (MLRI), Manasbal, SKUAST-K in presence of directors, deans, scientists, heads of various divisions of the university on Thursday. In his welcome address, Chief Scientist and Head MLRI Manasbal Prof J D Parrah elucidated the importance of […]

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