10th February 2019, Ludhiana
The ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Ludhiana organized a “Review Workshop of CFLD Pulses and Oilseeds projects” for the Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) of Punjab at Ludhiana today.
The Chief Guest, Dr. W.S. Dhillon, ADG (Horticulture Sciences) applauded the works being done by the KVK’s and appreciated the recognition of KVKs’ importance at the grass root level. He sensitized the participants about the seed exchange’s importance among the farmers for the sustainable pulses production. Dr. Dhillon also urged the KVKs for conducting the FLDs in specific need areas and also to document the success stories.
Earlier, Dr. Rajbir Singh, Director, ATARI, Ludhiana welcomed the participants. He appreciated the successful conduction of demonstrations under the project by the KVKs. Dr. Singh stressed on the selection of appropriate locations to conduct the demonstrations in order to ensure the speedy adoption of improved pulses cultivation technologies.
The achievements of the Kharif season - 2018-2019 under the CFLD Pulses and Oilseeds Projects, the ongoing activities in Rabi and the Action Plan for the summer season were also presented by the scientists on the occasion.
The workshop marked a total participation by more than 80 participants including Programme Coordinators and Scientists of KVK and Scientists from ATARI, Ludhiana.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Ludhiana)