Agriculture and industry

Agriculture and industry

Recently LG Manoj Sinha addressed the Joint Session of ICCR & Indian Agricultural Universities Association at SKUAST-Kashmir.

He said that from new highways, rural roads to agriculture and industry 4.0 technology we are witnessing the beginning of a qualitative change and tremendous growth in every sector, he said.

He made valuable suggestions for a sustainable and commercially viable agriculture sector.

Our future goals must focus on commercial agriculture; bringing rural innovation into mainstream, encouraging interdisciplinary approach, inspiring youth for Integrated Farming and transformation of our universities into the cradle of future entrepreneurs.

He released the Srinagar Declaration of the Indian Agricultural Universities Association, a Multi-institutional MoU among all State Agricultural universities as a part of the educational reform program of SKUAST.

Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President, Indian Council for Cultural Relations also spoke on the occasion and shared his views on increasing global cooperation in the agriculture sector.

Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Dr Nazir A Ganai, Vice Chancellor SKUAST Kashmir; Sh Shailendra Kumar, Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department; Dr RC Agrawal, Deputy Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research and senior officers were also present.

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