16th December 2016, Barrackpore
An additional KVK of North 24 Parganas, West Brngal is inaugurated at ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore, West Bengal today.
Dr. P.G. Karmakar, Director, ICAR-CRIJAF in his inaugural address emphasised on conserving the natural resources in an integrated diversified system with the aim of sustaining farm income at an increased level.
Shri Arun Roy, Additional Director (Agriculture), Govt of West Bengal urged to take advantage of the KVK programs for enhancing their income and profitability of farmers. He also appreciated role of KVKs in making this programme a success.
The 651st KVK has been assigned to serve the agriculture blocks of Hingalganj, Sandeshkhali, Minakhan, Hasnabad, Barasat, Haroa, Barrackpore and Rajarhat of North 24 Parganas district. The second KVK in the district of North 24 Parganas will play an important role in improving the skills and income of farming community through introduction of suitable models of peri-urban and rural agriculture, horticulture, fishery and animal husbandry. This KVK will work under administrative control of ICAR-CRIJAF.
Scientists and Staffs of ICAR Research Institutes participated in the event.
A profile of KVK was also released on this occasion.
(Source: KVK, North 24 Praganas-II, Nilganj, Kolkata, West Bengal)