KVK organises farmer-scientist interaction, Kisan Sammalen

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JAMMU: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Jammu working under the leadership of Prof J P Sharma Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu and guidance of Prof S K Gupta Director Extension SKUAST Jammu organised Farmer Scientist interaction and Kisan Sammalen on the occasion of release of PM Kisan Saman Nidhi 7th Installment.
Large number of progressive farmers, farm women, Panchs and Sarpanchs from different villages of Jammu district attended the Sammalen and interacted with the scientist at KVK.
Dr Vikas Tandon Professor Biotechnology, Dr Punit Choudhary Sr Scientist and Head KVK Jammu, Dr Kamlesh Bali Associate Professor Entomology, Dr Vishal Raina Scientist Megaseed Projects SKUAST-J, Dr Sheetal Badyal Scientist Home Science, Dr Prem Kumar Scientist Fisheries and Dr Raju Gupta interacted with the farmers and provided guidance for cultural practices to be carried in for current Rabi crop.
A live webcasting programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also visualized on the occasion.
Progressive farmers namely Girdhari Lal and Som Dutt also spoke on the occasion.
At the outset Dr Punit Choudhary welcomed the dignitaries and farmers in the Sammalen and urged the farmers to gain the maximum knowledge from the scientists. Message of Swachatta was also given on the occasion.
Prem Kumar conducted the proceedings of the programme and the programme concluded with vote of thanks by Dr Sheetal Badyal.
Satbir Singh, Er Ashish Katoch, Ashok Kumar, Poonam Abrol and ICICI Foundation also helped in smooth conduct of the programme.

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