|Early Times Report|
Reasi, Oct 19: CGM, NABARD, Jammu, P. Balachandarn visited Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK ), Reasi of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) and interacted with the scientists of KVK. He was warmly welcomed by the Scientist & Head of KVK,Reasi, Dr.Banarsi Lal.Dr. Banarsi Lal briefed the activities of KVK and said that KVK, Reasi is endavouring for commercial organic farming, scientific poultry farming, commercial floriculture, pulses, oilseeds etc. He said that KVK is catering the farming needs of the farmers of both Udhampur and Reasi districts and upgrading the agricultural skills among the farmers. He also apprised about the projects handled by the KVK. He also talked on the KVK activities on value addition in fruits and vegetables among SHGs members. He discussed in length on pecan nut and walnut and highlighted some constraints in the district. He also discussed on scientific poultry farming and on egg laying varieties of poultry. He narrated some remedial measures of monkey menace and said that KVK is promoting lemongrass, turmeric, ginger and floriculture in monkeys effected areas.DDM NABARD, Reasi, Adarsh Gupta thanked KVK, Reasi scientists for their co-ordination in organising the programmes.