Zonal Workshop-cum-Training programme
Jobner, Rajasthan: The National Food and Security Mission organized a two-day Zonal Workshop-cum-Training Programme for the Krishi Vigyan Kendras of Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi at Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner from 14th to 15th December – 2018.
The Chief Guest, Prof. P.S. Rathore, Vice Chancellor, SKNAU, Jobner discussed about the importance of pulses for the non-vegetarians. He stated that the pulses play a pivotal role in natural resources protection and helps in reducing the use of chemical fertilizers in the cropping system. Being an importer of pulses, a stress is being given on pulses production technology to make India self-reliant and self-sufficient in pulses. Prof. Rathore, also released an Annual Report on “Cluster Frontline Demonstrations under NFSM: Implementation and Performance” prepared by ATARI, Jodhpur.
Dr. S.K. Singh, Director, ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Zone-II, Jodhpur shared about the milestones in technology achieved by the KVKs in the field of pulses. He also emphasized to minimize the gaps between the farmers and researchers and scientists as to harness the pulses production that can help to achieve self-sufficiency.
Dr. G.S. Bangrwa, Director of Extension Education, SKNAU, Jobner emphasized on pre and post FLD monitoring for keeping a track on the transfer on technology process in pulses.
The participants from Zone-II, 61 KVKs of Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi along with Dean and Directors from SKNAU, Jobner participated in the workshop.