SHOPIAN: District Development Commissioner Shopian, Owais Ahmed on Tuesday stressed on integrated farming approach for sustainable agriculture development. He was speaking during the seventh Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting held by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Shopian here.
The meeting was chaired by Director Extension, SKUAST Kashmir Prof Mushtaq Ahmad and was also was attended by Associate Director Extension SKUAST-K, Senior Scientist and Head AARC Pahnoo, Chief Agriculture officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, District Officer from Sheep Husbandry Department, Manager Lead bank, Officers and Officials of all the development departments, Scientists of KVK Shopian and AARC, Pahnoo and progressive farmers of the district, an official release read.
Director Extension appreciated the KVK staff for efficient dissemination of university developed technologies for alleviating the economic condition of the farming community and directed for strong convergence with line departments for reaching the farmers at the grassroots level, read the release.
Programme Coordinator and Head KVK Shopian, Dr Parmeet Singh presented the Annual Progress Report 2018-19 and Annual Action Plan for the year 2019-20.
Officers of line departments presented suggestions for refinement of the action plan of the KVK. The progressive farmers also highlighted their issues in the event, the release added.