11th August 2016, Kanpur
ICAR-ATARI, Kanpur organized Directors of Extension Education Conference here today to review the progress of KVKs of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Dr U. S. Gautam, Director ICAR-ATARI, Kanpur in his welcome address heighted the achievements and progress of KVKs. He advised to develop Training Action Plan for SMSs of KVK under the area jurisdiction of SAUs on the subject of skill development of rural youth to be provided by ASCI (Agriculture Skill Council of India), production technology for hills at VPKAS, Almora; ICAR-IVRI, Bareilly and DUVASU, Mathura for Animal Hasbandry and ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi for Vegetables.
Open discussion held with the participants about the problem solving approach in their area KVKs for proper monitoring and facilitation to achieve the targeted activities of the KVKs.
Senior official ICAR Institutes and SAU’s of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand participated in the meeting.
(Source: ICAR- Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kanpur)