State Level Planning Workshop for KVKs of Haryana & Delhi organized

15th February, 2019, Hisar

State Level Planning Workshop for KVKs of Haryana & Delhi organizedA State Level Planning (2019-20) Workshop for KVKs of Haryana & Delhi has been organized today at CCSHAU, Hisar.

Dr. S. K. Shehrawat, Assistant Director, Research, CCSHAU, Hisar was the Chief Guest on inaugural session of workshop and he mentioned that proper planning is very much required for KVKs so that the mandated activities of the KVKs can be carried out in a holistic manner.

Dr. S. K. Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Zone-II, Jodhpur highlighted the programmes to be implemented especially for Doubling the Farmers Income by 2022. KVKs being the umbrella of the district are working as front line extension system for implementation of technology application. KVKs are also working for fostering lab to land process and feedback link between extension and research system. Feedback mechanism is to be developed in a proper manner so that future research can be carried out with proper modification/rectification he opined. India has largest share of world with human resources, limited land and water resources. Country stands 1st in milk with 165 million tonnes, Jute and pulses in the globe. Total share of agriculture is 14% GDP he mentioned.

Dr. R. S. Hudda, Director of Extension Education, CCSHAU, Hisar mentioned that in today’s scenario KVKs extension workers should work with a moto to benefit the farmers in a proper manner with proper planning.

In this workshop Director of Extension Education, Deans & Directors of Research of CCSHAU, Hisar were present and Senior Scientist & Heads of 19 KVKs of Haryana and Delhi will present their workplan (2019-20) for discussion, modification and finalization.

(Source: ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur)