9th Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting of KVK Leh

9th Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting of KVK LehThe 9th Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Leh was held  on 18th September 2011 at  Stakna, Leh  under the chairmanship of Prof. Tej Partap, Vice Chancellor SKUAST-Kashmir. Dr. K.D.Kokate, Dy. Director General (Extension), ICAR  was the Chief Guest while Shri Sonam Dorjay  Executive Councillor (Agri) LAHDC, Leh was the guest of honour.  Dr. Kokate, DDG (Agril. Ext.) in his address expressed his happiness over the overwhelming  response and satisfaction  of the farming community with regards to activities of KVK and the strides made in technology adoption especially by the farm women. He desired that KVK should also obtain brand names for agricultural products which are specific to Ladakh for making farming more remunerative. Sh. Sonam Dorjay, Executive Councillor (Agri.) desired strong linkages between the line departments and KVKs   and the need to make farming market oriented. He said that efforts are being made for post harvest processing of horticultural goods with strong financial support.  

The chairman in his concluding remarks informed that efforts are being made to improve  SKUAST Kashmir units in Ladakh with good financial and manpower support. Dr. K.D. Kokate, Deputy Director General (AE) also visited the site at Nobra valley where additional KVK in Leh district is being proposed by the University.