AND EXTENSION WORK IN PAU
LUDHIANA- A Quinquinial Review Team (QRT) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi visited Punjab Agricultural University, today. The team led by Dr. K.M.Bujarbaruah, Vice-Chancellor, Assam Agricultural University had a formal meeting with the PAU Vice-Chancellor, Deans, Directors and Senior Research/Extension scientists of the University at Farmers’ Service Centre, today. In his address, Dr. Bujarbaruah said market led extension programmes are the need of the hour to address the key issues facing present day agriculture. He compliment Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) for doing good work for the betterment of rural population.
In his remarks, Dr. Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, PAU said adequate planning and targets need to be fixed in the coming five year plan, so as to meet the needs of ever increasing population.
The team is visiting to North Zone of India to overview the research and development work being done in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi. specially the functioning of KVKs in these areas. The team congratulated PAU for getting the prestigious ‘Krishi Karman’ Award and also appreciated the good work done by Ludhiana KVK. The other member in the QRT team included: Dr. T.S.Sohal, former Principal Scientist and head, Dairy Extension Division, NDRI, Karnal; Dr. U.B.Pandey and Dr. A.M. Narula, Zonal Project Directors.