February 17, 2012 admin

GADVASU Organizes Training Programmes on Extension Delivery System.

LUDHIANA 17- Feb, 2012 : Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana since its inception is working to uplift the status of livestock farmers through imparting scientific knowledge and transfer of technologies to the livestock farmers of the Punjab and adjoining area. Dr HK Verma Head, department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension said that extension plays a great role in transferring of technologies to livestock farmers and is a two way link between researcher and farmers. Researcher reveals about the technology and in turn gets feedback from the farmers. So to acquaint the field veterinarians with various methods of extension, a five days training programme on “Extension delivery system” was organized from 13 -17 Feb 2012. Dr HK Verma Coordinator of the programme revealed that a total of twenty veterinary officers from the various nook and corner of Punjab attended the same. Dr PD Juyal, Registrar, GADVASU was the chief guest today on the concluding day. While addressing to the gathering Dr Juyal revealed that strengthening of the extension wing of the livestock sector is the need of the hour and for the same, efforts are going on at state and national level. In the continuity the Animal husbandry department, Punjab has also start making extension wing at district level.
Dr RS Sahota Director Extension Education, GADVASU said that Vet Varsity is striving its best to reach the unreached for transfer of technologies. University had opened regional centres at village Kaljharani, district Bathinda, village Booh, district Tarntaran ,  and three KVKs  at Tarntaran, Mohali and Barnala had already been sanctioned to GADVASU by the ICAR.  These KVK will start functioning very soon. Dr Sahota also appreciated the step of the animal husbandry department to get their staff trained as extension worker.
Dr Verma while proposing vote of thanks said that their department is regularly organising various training programme for farmers, field Personnels including veterinarian, veterinary inspectors, dairy inspectors.  He further said that a specialized five day training programme on pig farming will be starting from 21 Feb 2012, and interested persons can attend the same.

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