Scientific Advisory Committee meeting held

Scientific Advisory Committee meeting held

ITANAGAR, Apr 12: The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting, 2018 of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Papum Pare was held at the conference hall of KVK, Karsingsa on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Dr N D Minto, Director of Animal Husbandry, Veterinary & Dairy Development. Members from various line departments of Agri-allied including Sericulture, NERIST, NEIST NABARD and Panchayat leaders of Banderdewa were present in the meeting.

During the meeting, remarkable achievements of Kendra were highlighted by Tadang Meena, Sr Scientist & Head In-Charge, followed by elaborate power-point presentation on achievement report of 2017-18 and Action Plan 2018-19 in respect of agriculture, horticulture, plant protection, animal science, fishery and home science sectors by respective subject matter specialist of the Kendra for discussion and approval of the SAC members present.

During the discussion, latest scientific technologies for enhancing farmers’ income, replacement of old crops varieties by new HYV, promotion of organic farming, use of bio-chemicals in case of plant protection activities, rearing of high yielding breed of livestock, value addition of minor fruits like guava, pear, establishment of demonstration centre of oil palm, rubber were suggested by the Committee for inclusion in the programme undertaken by the KVK. It also suggested taking up programme in collaboration with various Central sponsored programmes being implemented by Agri and allied departments for benefiting the farmers in larger ways.

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