30th December 2014, Bhadoni
Shri Virendra Singh, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and Co-Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture chaired a meeting with progressive farmers, staff of KVK, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Bhadoni (UP)and officials from district administration to review and improve the function of KVK.
Shri Singh emphasized the benefits of dairy farmers through Intensive Dairy Plan for overall development of animal husbandry and stressed that KVK should explore the resources for diploma courses in veterinary/skill development programme. He also wanted to generate some of the basic facilities for KVK by the District Administration. He also suggested initiating reasonable steps towards the expansion of seed village concept, promotion of organic agriculture, certification of organic produce and establishment of soil testing laboratories.
Dr. Bijendra Singh, Director ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi welcomed and briefed about the IIVR and the centre. The coordinator of the KVK presented the progress report of the centre which was appreciated by the MP and other dignitaries.
(Source: ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi)