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Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar inaugurates 8th ‘Technology Exhibition cum Seed Mela’ at SKUAST-K

Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Srinagar, Kashmir, Jammu And Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Dr. Drakshan Andrabi
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Srinagar , 04 Mar 2023

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today inaugurated 8th ‘Technology Exhibition cum Seed Sale Mela’ at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology Kashmir (SKUAST-K).The two day event is being held under the theme ‘Subsistence to Sustainable Commercial Agriculture’.

Mayor, SMC, Junaid Azim Mattu; Chairperson J&K Waqf Board, Dr. Drakshan Andrabi; Vice Chairperson J&K KVIB, Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat; DDC Chairperson Ganderbal, Nuzhat Ishfaq; Commissioner Sales Taxes Department, Dr Rashmi Singh; Chairperson, DPS, Dr Vijay Dhar, large number of students, progressive farmers and research scholars were present on the occasion.

During the exhibition, Advisor Bhatnagar alongwith other dignitaries visited various stalls showcasing variety of technologies and products developed in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.Advisor appreciated the work done by the Startups and interacted in detail with the Entrepreneurs and discussed the innovative work done by them.

Advisor also visited stalls displaying and highlighting Farmer Welfare Schemes and programs besides the exhibits displayed by other stakeholders dealing with agriculture inputs, farm machinery and organic products.

Speaking on the occasion, Advisor Bhatnagar observed that such exhibitions play an important role in offering opportunity to farmers to access reliable, updated and relevant information. He laid emphasis on connecting farmers with experts from University and industry as that will help them reduces risks and uncertainty.

Advisor Bhatnagar further highlighted that the present LG led administration is promoting the culture of start-ups and entrepreneurship in agriculture and allied sectors so as to tap the potential of agriculture sector fully across Jammu and Kashmir. 

He added that the government has already approved a mega project for the holistic development of agriculture sector across UT which will change the agricultural landscape of entire Jammu and Kashmir.

Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-K, Prof Nazir A Ganai said that this Mela is a national level event witnessing the participation of farmers, students, budding entrepreneurs, private players, input dealers, policy planners, development departments, and other related institutions from across the country. 

He added that SKUAST-K is a leading Farm Science University known globally for promoting the culture and startups and entrepreneurship in agriculture and allied sectors and also working for addressing the challenges of food and nutritional security. 

He further added that SKUAST-K is becoming a preferred destination for international students given the teaching and research ecosystem, enabling and engaging environment it provides. He highlighted the varsity initiatives in going global in particular the recently held International Education Fair held at New Delhi.

During the mela, stalls were installed by champion farmers, industry associated people, student and faculty innovators, subject matter faculties, and research stations, farm science centres etc. 

Showcasing technologies developed by University. Quality planting material, vegetable seeds, flowering seedlings, elite germplasm of livestock and poultry, milk and milk products, livestock feed, vermicompost, fish and value added agri-products have been put on sale for the visitors in the exhibition.

During the exhibition, new strides in agriculture through use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and digital technologies were also displayed and showcased to farmers. Farmer specific and field oriented literature in the form of ready reckoners was distributed among the visiting farmers, students and entrepreneurs.

Notably, during the exhibition a mega farmer-scientist interaction was also organised for the farmers.


Tags: Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar , Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar , Advisor to Lieutenant Governor , Srinagar , Kashmir , Jammu And Kashmir , Jammu & Kashmir , Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat , Dr. Drakshan Andrabi



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