Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra best in Punjab

Ludhiana, July 23

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Booh, of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, bagged the ‘Best KVK Award’ among 22 such kendras of Punjab, in Zonal Workshop of KVKs Zone-1, organised by ICAR-ATARI, Zone-1, PAU, Ludhiana, in virtual mode.

A total of 70 KVKs from Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh (UT), Uttarakhand and Punjab participated in the workshop and presented their progress reports.

The workshop was attended by Dr Trilochan Mohapatra, secretary (DARE) and director general, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi; Dr AK Singh, DDG (agricultural extension); ADGs (agricultural extension) ICAR, director ICAR-ATARI Zone-1, vice-chancellors and Director Extension Education (DEEs) of Zone-1 state agricultural and veterinary universities, along with heads of KVKs and their staff.

Dr Balwinder Kumar, associate director, KVK-Booh, said the kendra had taken several initiatives in the past few years for bringing about positive changes for the farming community of the district.— TNS


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