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Press Release on organisation of “Constitution Day” by NSS SKUAST-Jammu on...

In continuation to celebration of ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’, NSS wing of SKUAST-Jammu, under the able guidance of the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor SKUAST-Jammu Prof J.P.Sharma and Dean Students Welfare Prof. Rajesh Katoch, Celebrated ‘Constitution Day 2022’ to commemorate the day of adoption of Indian Constitution on 26 th November 1949. The programme began with welcome address by Dr.Subhash C Kashyap NSS Programme coordinator thereafter reading and reciting of preamble of Indian Constitution. On the occasion Prof. Rajesh Katoch delivered a lecture on the importance of celebration of Constitution Day’ and also called upon the students to read and understand the constitution to know about our fundamental rights and duties towards nation. He also spoke about the rights enjoyed by the citizens of India which makes the India a big democracy in the world. During the programme debate and singing of patriotic songs was also organised on the theme ‘India the mother of Democracy’ in which students and teachers took part with great enthusiasm.

Impressive Dog Show marked the 4th day of SKUAST-Jammu Krishak Mela

On the fourth day of ongoing five days Krishak Mela, being organized by SKUAST-Jammu, an impressive dog show was the main attraction in which ninety two enthusiastic pet owners registered themselves for the mega event, a unique event in Jammu region. Twenty-six registered dog breeds owned by pet lovers participated in the event. Prof. J.P. Sharma, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu was the Chief Guest and Col. Mahan Singh, DDC , Kathua was the Guest of Honor in the prize distribution ceremony of the Dog Show. The show was being judged by Dr. C.S. Randhawa and Dr. Dheeraj Kumar. Overall championship prize went to ‘Falcon’ a German Shepherd dog breed owned by Mr. Anshu Bhat while in the category of most attractive dog, prizes were shared by Doberman of Rajnikant and Dogo Argentina of Taranpreet Kour. Prize for the most catchy dog went to Siberian Husky. The convenor of this mega event was Dr. Jasvinder Singh Soodan , Dean , Faculty of Dairy Technology cum Prof. & Head Division of Veterinary Clinical Complex, SKUAST-Jammu. The show was sponsored by vet pharma companies namely Vetoquinoles, Drools, Pedigree, Wiggles, Vetina, Amil Health Care, Sniffles, Himalayas, Rossaryv etc.


National Centre for Organic and Natural Farming, Ghaziabad in collaboration with Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu organized 30 days certificate course for youth on Organic and Natural Farming. Prof. J.P.Sharma, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu was the Chief Guest of inaugural function at Smart Class Room of NAHEP-SKUAST IDP Jammu. He discussed the importance of organic farming in maintaining the soil health that excludes the use of synthetic inputs in farming and relies on on-farm inputs such as crop residues, farmyard manure, enriched composts, vermi-compost, oil cakes, bio- fertilizers etc for nutrient management of crops.

NCW sponsored training programme for women empowerment concludes at SKUAST-Jammu

Under the able guidance and leadership of Prof. Jagdish Prashad Sharma, Honble Vice- Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu, the sixth 5 days training programme on Empowering (capacity building) of women through livestock farming w.e.f 7th -11th November 2022 concludes at Division of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, SKUAST- Jammu, R.S. Pura. This training, sixth in series of twelve number of five days training programme in the financial year 2022-23 was being sponsored by National Commission for Women (NCW), Govt. of India, New Delhi under their capacity building programmes.

ICICI Foundation Campus Placement Drive in SKUAST Jammu

ICICI Foundation Mumbai conducted a campus placement drive at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu. The Campus Placement Drive for SKUAST Jammu Agriculture students was organized by a Campus Recruitment Panel comprising of Prachi A Malapur, Deputy Manager, Human Resource and Abhay Sharma, Zonal Head, North India, ICICI Foundation. After successfully completing a stringent campus selection procedure that included group discussion and personal interview, the ICICI Campus Recruitment Panel selected four B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture final year students Gourav Sabharwal, Ujala Billawaria, Stanzin Lakphel and Kavya Koshal for internship and two others Neha Kumar and Irrha Sheikh for final employment. Prof. J.P. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST Jammu, congratulated all selected students, and advised them to be sincere and honest towards their jobs. Dr. Rakesh Nanda, Director Education, Dr. S.K. Gupta, Registrar and Prof. Sanjay Guleria, Incharge Counselling and Placement Cell were also present during interaction of selected students with the Vice-Chancellor.

Farewell Accorded to Retiring Employees of SKUAST-Jammu

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu (SKUAST-J) on Monday accorded a warm farewell to the retiring employees at a function held here at Baba Jitto Auditorium at SKUAST-J Chatha. The function was organized under the leadership of Prof J P Sharma, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST Jammu who was the Chief Guest on the occasion. During the function, Dr A K Mondal Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Sh Babu Ram Account officer, FVSc& AH and Sh Ravinder Kumar Bhat FCLA Division of Entomology were felicitated for contribution in their respective fields.

SKUAST Jammu launches fourth Phase of Back to Village programme with...

SKUAST Jammu through their Krishi Vigyan Kendra at district level has initiated Jan Abhiyan and series of mass awareness programmes across Jammu region. Prof J P Sharma, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SKUAST Jammu briefed that mass awareness programmes on various themes including, CENTRALLY SPONSORED SCHEMES FODDER PRODUCTION, MUSHROOM PRODUCTION, POULTRY FARMING, BEE KEEPING, NATURAL FARMING, FISH FARMING, INTEGRATED FARMING SYSTEM, CONCEPT OF FPOs and DIVERSIFICATION covering almost hundred panchayats across ten districts of Jammu region has been initiated for the welfare of the farming community by the farm university. Prof J P Sharma also advocated regarding maintaining the self-pride of the farmers viz.a.viz practicing extension beyond production for attaining sustainability and self-sufficiency in agriculture and allied sector. Prof J P Sharma further instructed all the KVK’s to actively work in coordination with all line department for improving the overall socioeconomic upliftment of the farming community. Prof S K Gupta Director Extension SKUAST Jammu said that Jan Abhiyan, which is being observed from October 15 to 26, is the preparatory phase of the fourth phase of the government's Back to Village Carrying forward its mission of Outreach, Transparency, and Delivery and is aimed at energizing panchayats and directing development efforts in rural areas through community participation

SKUAST Jammu inaugurates new Statistics Data Analysis Cell for academicians and...

The newly established Statistical Data Analysis Cell (SDAC) lab and smart classroom in the Division of Statistics and Computer Science inaugurated with main objective of disseminating the knowledge of latest Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning procedures among the academicians and researchers for proper policy planning and good decision making in context to agricultural research through organization of various trainings and workshops. The inauguration was done by Shri Atal Dulloo (IAS) Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Agriculture Production and Farmers Welfare Department in gracious presence of Prof. J.P. Sharma Hon’ble Vice chancellor SKUAST-Jammu. Shri Atal Dullo along with the Prof.J.P Sharma Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu and Prof. Nazir Ahmad Vice Chancellor SKUAST-Kashmir reviewed on-going research activities of the Division and interacted with research scholars of the division. Shri. Atal Dullo lauded the infrastructure developed and work being undertaken at the Division of Statistics and Computer Science. During this occasion Professor Manish Sharma, Head Division of Statistics and Computer Science briefed about the overview of lab which has been designed to impart detailed knowledge to the research scholars and faculty members about the prevailing concepts related to the field of artificial intelligence, Machine learning and data visualization. He further maintained that this lab has been setup to sensitize scholars and faculty members about latest statistical technique for handling complex data set and to provide technical support with focus in areas of statistical modelling and experimental design. Prof Vikas Sharma, Associate Coordinator, IDP-NAHEP also appraise the dignitaries about the IDP and the motto about to develop the smart classroom. Further he also deliberated that the state of art smart class room is loaded with all necessary audio visual services, interactive boards and LCD panels with packed internet connectivity. The programme was attended by Dr. Rakesh Nanda (Director Education), Dr. A K Mondal (Dean, FoA), Dr. S.E.H. Rizvi Dean (FBSc.), Dr. Susheel K. Gupta (Registrar), Prof R Peshin( Controller Examination), Prof Sanjay Guleria, Prof Romesh Salgotra, Er Iqbal Singh , Dr Puneet, Dr Vikas, Dr Anil, Dr MIJ Bhat, Dr Panotra, Dr Sunali and Dr Akshita Sharma .

International Conference on ‘Existing Climate Change Scenario and its Arising Risks’...

A two days international conference on “Existing Climate Change Scenario and its Arising Risks” concludes today at SKUAST-Jammu. The conference is being organized by Mahima Research Foundation and Social Welfare and Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu.

2- Days’ International Conference on Climate Change Scenario begins at SKUAST-Jammu

A two days’ International conference on “Existing Climate Change Scenario and its Arising Risks” commenced from today at SKUAST-Jammu. The conference is being organized by Mahima Research Foundation and Social Welfare & Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu The conference was inaugurated by Sh. Atal Dulloo (IAS), Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Agriculture Production Department Jammu and Kashmir UT who was the Chief Guest on the occasion. In his inaugural address, Sh. Atal Dulloo congratulated SKUAST-Jammu for organizing this mega event timely on the very relevant topic.
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