14th November 2013, Leh
The first agriculture stakeholder’s meet-2013 for the Leh-Ladakh region was organized by Regional Research Station of Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI) at Leh in collaboration with the local agriculture department on 14th November, 2013.
In his inaugural address, Shri Sonam Dorje, Executive Councilor (Agriculture), Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh explained the need and scope of collaborative agriculture production augmentation activities by involving stakeholders. He appreciated the efforts of ICAR/CAZRI for livelihood security through agriculture. He also released a leaflet published by CAZRI.
Participants from agriculture, horticulture, forestry, animal husbandry Departments, LAHDC; Defense Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), High Mountain Arid Agriculture Research Institute and KVK of SKUAST–K, RRS, CAZRI took part and discussed the problems and possible measures towards sustainable crop, animal, tree and soil management in the regions.
Earlier, Dr. P. Ratha Krishnan, Officer in-charge, CAZRI-RRS welcomed the guests.
Mr. Tsering Dorje, District Agriculture Officer, LAHDC proposed vote of thanks.
(Source: Regional Research Station of Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), Leh )