Jammu: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Samba under the administrative control of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu (SKUAST-J) organised one-day district level coordination meeting on 20.05.2019 at KVK HQ, Samba under the aegis of Directorate of Extension, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu. The meeting was conducted to boost the coordination among the development departments working in district Samba for the farming community.
Dr.Vinod Gupta, Sr.Scientist and Head of KVK, chaired the meeting. KVK Samba has taken the initiative to join the hands with all the development departments to discuss the different issues like sharing of a respective action plan with each other for better implementation, joint monitoring and collaborative coordination for the welfare farming community. Many other issues were discussed regarding crop production, horticulture, sericulture, animal husbandry and its allied sectors. Integration of all the Agricultural components which double the farmer income was the main perspective of discussion.
Dr. Vinod Gupta, also said that the involvement of the KVK scientists in the programmes of development departments is equally important to enrich the farmer with technology. All the heads of the development departments shared their views and suggestions to make this programme more successful.
The meeting was attended by Dr. B.S. Jamwal (Chief Scientist, PRSS, Samba), Vijay Upadyay (District Agriculture Officer Samba), Satpal Verma (Chief Animal Husbandry Officer Samba), Dr. A.P. Singh (Sr. Scientist, SKUAST-J), Dr. V.B. Singh (Sr. Scientist, RRSS Raya), Sushil Angurana (Chief Horticulture Officer Samba), Dr. J.P. Sumbaria (Vety. Asstt. Surgeon Samba), Joginder Lal Sharma (Assistant Director Fisheries), Ashok Gupta (Dy. Director ATMA), Mukesh Kumar (Field Asstt. Sericulture), Dr. Neerja Sharma (Scientist, KVK Samba). In the last, it was decided that the said meeting will be held once in last Wednesday of every month to discuss the new issues for joint implementation of programmes.