24th September, 2021,
The Virtual Second Annual Review Meeting for the Krishi Vigyan Kendras of District Agro-Meteorology Units (DAMUs) under the ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Zone - XI was organized today.
In their address, Dr. Randhir Singh, ADG (Agricultural Extension), ICAR and Dr. Venkatasubramanian, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Zone - XI stated that the impact of DAMUs is well recognized in changing the farmers’ lives through minimising the crop loss from extreme weather conditions and sustainability in farmers’ income.
Dr. K.K. Singh, Head, IMD, New Delhi outlined about utilizing the micro level information available with KSNDMC in Karnataka to integrate the Agro Advisory Bulletins. He also underlined about the conducting of need-based Capacity Development Programmes to empower the KVKS.
The Experts from IMD, ICAR and State Agricultural Universities along with the Heads of KVKs of Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep Islands and Subject Matter Specialists (Agromet) of DAMU implementing KVKs of ICAR-ATARI, Bengaluru, Karnataka attended the Meeting.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka)