Orientation-cum-sensitization meeting for KVKs of Haryana and Delhi

30th June, 2017, Jodhpur

Orientation-cum-sensitization meeting for KVKs of Haryana and Delhi In view of reshuffling of Zones of KVKs (from 8 Zones to 11 Zones), first orientation-cum-sensitization meeting was organised for KVKs of Harayana and Delhi at ICAR- Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Jodhpur today. The meeting was held to review the status of KVKs and their work plans for 19 KVKs (18 from Haryana and 1 from Delhi).

Dr. R. S. Hudda, DEE, CCSHAU, Hisar introduced the KVKs of Haryana and Delhi and reported the status of KVKs.

Dr. S. K. Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur explained the reshuffling of Zones of KVKs from 8 to 11 Zones.. He appealed the KVKs to focus on Science & Technology led growth for sustainability in Agriculture and Allied Sectors in the respect of 85% small and marginal farmers of India. He briefed about various Govt. schemes which are to be implemented by KVKs. These are to be implemented through convergence, building partnership and Science and technology led demand driven approach he appealed.

The Senior Scientists & Head of KVKs of Haryana and Delhi presented the status of KVKs and their work plan for the year 2017-18.

(Source: ICAR- Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Jodhpur)