SKUAST-K, Sports Festival begins

SKUAST-K, Sports Festival begins

SRINAGAR: A weeklong SKUAST-K, Sports Festival, Friday was inaugurated at SKUAST-K, Shalimar campus with famous cricketer of the Kashmir Valley ManzoorPandav as the chief guest. The festival was inaugurated by Pandav in presence of Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-K, Nazir Ahmad, Dean Students Welfare, Directors, Dean and other officers of the university. A largenumber sportspersons and athletes of […]

Study claims bacteria found in Dal Lake can eliminate pesticide

Study claims bacteria found in Dal Lake can eliminate pesticide

SRINAGAR: A team of researchers from SKUAST K and few other universities have found two types of bacteria mainly in the Dal Lake, which they said can help eliminate a certain pesticide from the environment. The research team included Imtiyaz Murtaza, Bushra, Sageera Showkat, Omi Laila, Sumra Majid and Neyiaz A. Dar from the Sher-e-Kashmir […]

On the Kashmiri Apple

On the Kashmiri Apple

The first harvest of high density apple plantation scheme was inaugurated at the Sher e Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST). This is a welcome development. Apparently, the quality of the apples is good and the production volumes are high. But, there are issues that appear to have been elided. The major one […]

Kashmiri apple has a ‘new future’: High Density Plantation

Kashmiri apple has a ‘new future’: High Density Plantation

Governor inaugurates first harvest at SKUAST orchard, scientists promise 5-fold increase in production SHEIKH UZAIR SRINAGAR: Governor NN Vohra on Sunday inaugurated the first harvest of the ‘High Density Plantation of Apples’ scheme at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-K (SKUAST-K) here at Shalimar. The High Density Plantation scheme was put into action […]

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 […]

Red Cross first aid training held at SKUAST-K

Srinagar: A Red Cross first aid training was held at faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, SKUAST-K on Friday. A statement issued here by the varsity said that NSS student volunteers, teachers and supporting staff participated in training. Dr Thapa and his team from Indian Red Cross Society simulated several emergency situations and imparted […]

3-day conference on ‘Eco tourism and Environment’ concludes at SKUAST

SRINAGAR: Three day international conference on ecotourism and environment jointly organised by Environmental and Social welfare Society Khajurao, and SK University of Agricultural Sciences (SKUAST), Shalimar concluded here on Thursday. The speakers during the conference dealt on several issues regarding environmental degradation and majors to curb it, besides promoting environmentally sustainable tourism. Various delegates from […]

Oath taking ceremony for veterinary graduates held at SKUAST

SRINAGAR: Oath taking ceremony for veterinary graduates was held at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, SKUAST-K, Shuhama, Alusteng here on Tuesday. According to a statement issued here, veterinary graduates are customarily administered oath upon completion of graduation programme and this marks an important milestone in the career of veterinarians. “63 BVSc&AH graduates on […]

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 […]

Lead crusade against environmental degradation: Advisor Ganai to Youth

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today, urged the youth to come forward and lead the crusade against environmental degradation, which has far-reaching ramifications not only at the national but global level as well. The Advisor was speaking after inaugurating the 3rd International Research Conference on Ecotourism and Environment at Sher-e-Kashmir University of […]