23rd April, 2021, Jodhpur
The ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Zone - II, Jodhpur, Rajasthan organized a Virtual Review Workshop of the “Scheduled Tribe Component and Scheduled Caste Sub Plan” today.
In his inaugural address, Dr. S.K. Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur highlighted the aims and objectives of the STC and SCSP Components. He also outlined the various endeavours being undertaken by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs for the socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes through the schemes of agriculture, infrastructure and livelihood, etc., to address the critical gaps.
Dr. S.K. Sharma, Director of Extension Education, SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan stressed on the need for capacity building of Tribal and Scheduled Caste farmers as per their needs and resource availability of better acceptance and later read adoption of technical know-how.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Zone - II, Jodhpur, Rajasthan