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6th National Agrivision Convention poster released by Vice Chancellor SKUAST-JAMMU

2 days National Convention entitled "Natural Farming- Modern Technology; Coordination and implementation" is being organised by Student Welfare Trust, Bhopal and Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi on 20-21 May 2022 at NASC Complex, ICAR Pusa, New Delhi. Various themes of the convention are based on farm sustainability and Natural Farming. Poster of the convention was released by Hon'ble Vice Chancellor SKUAST-JAMMU Prof. J.P. Sharma along with Agrivision State Incharge Dr. Arti Sharma, Agrivision State Convenor Sourav Manhas, NEC Member Radheyshyam Kumawat, Unit Media incharge Manjot Singh.

SKUAST-Jammu to organise NCW sponsored trainings for women

Division of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, SKUAST- Jammu, R.S. Pura is going to organize twelve numbers of (5 days each) training programmes in the financial year 2022-23 for empowering rural women through trainings and capacity building in livestock farming. Prof. J. P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu apprised the media that these trainings are sponsored by National Commission for Women (NCW), Govt. of India, New Delhi under their capacity building programmes. In each training, 30 selected farm women engaged in livestock rearing/handling activities, aged between 18-50 years with minimally literate (5th pass or above) will be provided hands on training on livestock farming with practical exposure. Interested organisations working for women’s empowerment like NGO’s, FPO’s, SHG’s, Cooperative societies or women farmers having livestock entrepreneurship skills and having obtained finance from Govt. financial institutions may contact Dr. Pranav Kumar, Training Coordinator cum Assistant Professor, Division of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, SKUAST- Jammu, R.S. Pura on his Mobile No. 9419231004 (Whatsapp), 9149874499, and email ID. vet_pranav@rediffmail.com

Guest Lecture on “Application of Radiation Technology in Agriculture” organized by...

SKUAST-Jammu, under the guidance of Prof. J. P. Sharma, Vice Chancellor SKUAST-Jammu, organized guest lecture on the theme “Application of Radiation Technology in Agriculture” today. The guest lecture was delivered by Prof. Sanjay J. Jambhulkar, Head, Mutation Breeding Section, Nuclear Agriculture and Biotechnology Division (NA&BTD), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), GoI, Mumbai. Prof. Jambhulkar while delivering the lecture highlighted the importance of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in multidisciplinary research activities. He said that BARC has developed many technologies for benefit of farming community and has become very popular amongst farmers in India. Using radiation induced mutations, 55 crop varieties have been developed and released so far for commercial cultivation in different agro-climatic zones in the country. Some of the varieties are very popular and grown extensively. The improved characters are higher yield, earliness, large seed size, resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses. He further mentioned that Soil organic carbon is an indicator element of the soil health. Field testing kit has been developed at BARC called Soil Organic Carbon Detection Kit. This is a very quick, accurate and easy to perform test and guides the farmer for organic carbon levels of his soil within shortest time. This technology has been transferred to 7 industries and products are available in the market for benefit of the farmers.

Prof. J P Sharma Vice Chancellor SKUAST- Jammu and the able...

Working under the Dynamic Leadership of Prof. J P Sharma Vice Chancellor SKUAST- Jammu and the able guidance of Dr S K Gupta Director Extension Krishi Vigyan Kendra Jammu organised one day training programme on “Prakrit Kheti”. Natural farming which is the flagship area of NITI Aayog and Prime Minister Sh Narinder Modi during his address at Palli Jammu also focused on adoption of Natural farming for environment friendly agriculture. During the training programme farmer from RS Pura and its adjoining villages participated and aquatinted with the practical demonstration and technical Know how about the various components of Prakrit Kheti. Beejamrit and Poshtik Panhgavya were also prepared by the participants during the training programme. Dr. Punit Choudhary, Sr. Scientist and Head KVK Jammu welcomed the farmers and resource persons and also emphasised on the adoption of prakrit kheti for the improvement in human and so health.

SKUAST-Jammu organizes ZREAC kharif meeting 2022

Zonal Research and Extension Advisory Committee (ZREAC) meeting for kharif 2022 with respect to agriculture, horticulture, sericulture, floriculture, Command Area Development, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry and fisheries was organized by Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) Jammu organized under the Chairmanship of Prof. J.P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor.

SKUAST-Jammu celebrates World Veterinary Day 2022

SKUAST-Jammu celebrated World Veterinary Day 2022 at its R.S Campus of Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. Prof. J.P Sharma, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu was the Chief Guest, while Shri Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor-Jammu Municipal Corporation and Dr. Arun Kumar Manhas (KAS), Managing Director, J&K State Agro Industries Development Corporation Ltd. were the Guest of Honours during the occasion.

SKUAST-JAMMU STUDENTS WINS AWARDS AT ALL INDIA AND STATE LEVEL COMPETITIONS

Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, Prof. J. P. Sharma today interacted with the students of the...

Agri-Business Incubator, SKUAST-Jammu Organizes a Farmer Interaction Event at KVK Samba

Agri Business Incubator, SKUAST Jammu organized a one day event named ‘Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari’ under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Campaign in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Samba in their premises here today under the patronage of Prof. J.P. Sharma, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu in which more than 500 farmers from Samba district participated along-with agri-startups, faculty and staff of SKUAST-J & KVK Samba.

Prakritik Kheti for Boosting Income from Agriculture and allied Sectors

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Jammu working under the able leadership of Prof. J.P. Sharma, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu organized a Mega Kisan Mela on theme ‘Kissan Bhagidhari Prathmikta Hamari’ wherein large number of farmers, farm women, Panchs, Sarpanchs, Agri-entrepreneurs from different blocks of Jammu district participated in the Mela. Dr. Garu Ram Bhagat, DDC R. S. Pura and Ex-MLA was Chief Guest, where as Dr. S. K. Gupta, Director Extension, SKUAST-Jammu, DDC Bishnah Sh. Darminder Kumar, DDC Miran Sahib, Smt. Vidya Motan, Chief Agriculture Officer Sh. Arvind Baru, Chief Animal Husbandry Dr. Altaf, Sarpanch Treva Smt. Balbir Kour were guest of honours during the Kisan Mela.

NSS & NAHEP SKUAST-Jammu Organised “Yoga Day”

In continuation to celebration of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’, NSS and NAHEP IDP, SKUAST-Jammu, under the able guidance of the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor SKUAST-Jammu Prof J.P.Sharma, organised a common yoga protocol session for NSS volunteers of Faculty of Agriculture at Main Campus Chatha. In the event Prof Rajesh Katoch also joined the yoga session and stressed upon the students to adopt health practices to maintain good health and yoga is the cheapest and most effective way to keep body fit. The event was a part of regular activities of International Yoga day 2022 as ‘Countdown to International Yoga Day 2022’.
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