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Lt Governor inaugurates Krishi Vigyan Kendra building at Samba

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urges scientists to take farm technology from lab to fields

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Samba, January 8 (HS): Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today paid a visit to Samba district and inaugurated Krishi Vigyan Kendra building complex. He felicitated the progressive farmers who were trained by the SKUAST and are earning a sustainable livelihood, besides involving other farmers in agricultural activities. The Lt Governor also released publications and newsletter on agriculture sector and allied activities. Lt Governor, who is also the Chancellor of SKUAST-Jammu, observed that agriculture and allied sectors are key focus areas of J&K Government and laid special emphasis on providing sustained handholding to the farmers, besides giving a determined push to these sectors. The UT Government is taking comprehensive measures for the development and growth of priority sectors like agriculture, horticulture, Dairy and Poultry and is making interventions by identifying scientific and technological needs of the farming community to achieve desirable results, he added.

The Lt Governor urged the scientists to take the farm technology from the lab to the fields for extending maximum benefits to the farming community. “J&K Government is creating an institutional mechanism by leveraging available technology for the efficient delivery of various rural services, in a transparent manner and with public participation and ownership.
Through Krishi Vigyan Kendra, we can successfully bridge the gap of connectivity between farmers and scientific methods and technology ”, said the Lt Governor. “We are working on various levels to ensure that our farmers get three to four time returns of their hard work and investment. All possible help from the administration is being assured for the benefits of farmers. With the latest interventions by the government, the farm produce would be able to reach worldwide markets and for empowerment of the farmers ”, the Lt Governor maintained.
“I have always stressed on the need to increase agricultural production and its diversification. Some farmers in J&K are working to achieve desired goals and are proud beneficiaries of such an approach. Better techniques and extension support are imperative to achieve these goals for which the administration and KVK are doing well ”, the Lt Governor said. “I have always stressed on the need to increase agricultural production and its diversification. Some farmers in J&K are working to achieve desired goals and are proud beneficiaries of such an approach. Better techniques and extension support are imperative to achieve these goals for which the administration and KVK are doing well ”, the Lt Governor said.

“I have always stressed on the need to increase agricultural production and its diversification. Some farmers in J&K are working to achieve desired goals and are proud beneficiaries of such an approach. Better techniques and extension support are imperative to achieve these goals for which the administration and KVK are doing well ”, the Lt Governor said.