20th January 2018, Jhabua
Three-day Zonal Workshop on Cluster Front line Demonstration (CFLD) was organized at KVK, Jhabua by ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Zone IX, Jabalpur (January 18-20, 2018).
Dr. V.P. Chahal, ADG (Ag. Extension), ICAR, in his inaugural address emphasized on the expectation of the ICAR in the appropriate technology interventions for enhancing the productivity of Oilseeds and Pulses.
Dr. Anupam Mishra, Director, ATARI, Jabalpur urged upon KVKs to support the famers through best technology for Oilseeds and Pulses crop in their situation. Dr. Mishra further stressed that KVKs should give proper attention in doubling farmer’s income through better integration of Oilseeds and Pulses technology.
During valedictory speech, Chief guest Dr. S.K. Rao, Vice-Chancellor, RVSKVV, Gwalior emphasized the role of KVKs in faster development of agriculture in the country. KVK scientists are working in close association of the farmers and providing the technological supports for upscaling the productivity of the crops and enterprises, he added.
Dr. A.K. Tiwari, Director of Pulses Development, Bhopal briefed about the status of pulses and Oilseeds in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and future strategies out scaling the suitable technologies.
More than 100 participants including KVKs scientists along with IFFCO, KRIBHCO, State govt. officials and University experts from JNKVV, RVSKVV and IGKV attended and presented their salient achievements on their Oilseed and Pulse Demonstration under CFLD.