J&K’s SKUAST to play key role in developing agriculture landscape, says LG Manoj Sinha


Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology (SKUAST) will play an important role in enhancing the standard of lifetime of farmers in Jammu and Kashmir (J&Ok), Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha stated whereas chairing a nineteenth council assembly on Saturday. The programmes of the varsity and extension of the actions contributing to the federal government’s efforts in rising the farmers’ revenue, entry to applicable know-how, coaching networks required to rework agriculture and allied sectors in the union territory, he stated whereas talking on the Raj Bhavan. He additionally took a number of essential selections for making interventions for the development and improvement of the college which might be anticipated to deliver in high quality enchancment in general functioning.

Taking to Twitter, the Lt Governor’s workplace in J&Ok talked about that the mixed contributions of the varsity are key contributions to the federal government’s efforts in upgrading farmers’ lives. While on the assembly, the Lt Governor additionally appeared on the delayed audits of SKUAST final 12 months and handed strict instructions for normal audit assessment, apart from participating in inner auditors for monetary self-discipline. He additionally urged the varsity administration to flag essential points in order that these will be addressed with pressing and well timed actions.


Urging the college administration to conduct conferences with seed producers, together with farmers and native entrepreneurs and personal gamers from throughout the nation, Lt. Governor requested to unfold consciousness among the many farming group in this regard. He additionally requested the college to guarantee a devoted concentrate on extending technological assist and from Lab to Field processes encouraging them to imbibe and prolong agricultural practices.

Efforts to increase hi-tech cultivation of fruits picked up tempo

On the opposite hand, the members of the council apprised Lt. Governor Sinha of the achievements of the Advanced Centre for Horticulture Research in Jammu. The effort to increase hi-tech cultivation of fruits has picked up the tempo with 70% almost full, the members informed the chair. The council additionally made invaluable solutions on the adoption of the New Education Policy 2020. Vice-Chancellor of SKUAST, Professor J P Sharma additionally up to date the Lt. Governor about essential agenda objects on suggestions of various statutory our bodies of the college.

With inputs from ANI

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