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Centre to open KVK in all the districts of the country


New Delhi: Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh said Central Government has announced opening of at least one Krishi Vigyan Kendra in all districts of the country while interacting via video conference with all the Krishi Vigyan Kendra experts, District level officers associated with agriculture Development and progressive farmers of 12 states on Thursday  in New Delhi.

Radha Mohan Singh has also announced opening of Apiary Development Centers in ten states.  Singh called upon the farmers to use the residual husk after paddy farming to make organic fertilizer, in paper making and Card-board Industry and as animal feed.

Singh suggested the farmers to farm fish in paddy field, as this will provide them economic benefit. He stressed improvement of indigenous breeds in Animal husbandry and vaccination of domestic animals especially against foot and mouth disease.

Singh said that farming will be modernized through use of drone and smart phones. The Central Minister declared that Skill development work is being initiated at 100 KVKs and pulses and oilseeds hubs are being established at same number of KVKs.

Radha Mohan Singh appealed the youth to associate themselves with Agriculture schemes based Start-ups and instructed the KVK and Agriculture officers to help the youth in connecting with the Start-ups.