Uttarakhand now get NABARD horticulture Course

Soland, November vi (UNI) The third bi-monthly meeting of the District Development Managers (DDM) of commercial bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) control at Dr YS Parmar University of gardening and biological science (UHF), Nauni here on weekday.
Fifteen DDM from Uttarakhand mentioned the chances of gardening in their state with the scientists of the university. The meeting is a component of NABARD’sinitiative to reveal their officers to thetechnological advancements and opportunities within the gardening sector, so they’ll promote the schemes related to it among farmers. Despite the 2 states, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, sharing an identical topography and atmospheric condition, the previous has didn’t utilize its potential within the field of gardening.
Dr Hari Sharma, UHF administrator, Dr. Vijay Singh Thakur, Director Extension Education, and DN Magar and Kishan Singh, Chief General Managers of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh Regional Offices severally, attended the event.
Speaking at the occasion, DN Manager took up the problem of rural migration within the 2 states. “In Uttarakhand there area unit over 978 ghost villages and over one.14 large integer hectares of land has gone barren within the state. this can be not the case in Himachal due to gardening,” superimposed Magar.It was additionally felt that there required to be larger collaboration between ‘Credit and Extension’.
Calling for creating agriculture a decent profession among youth, Dr HC Sharma stressed on up the education of the farmers. He aforementioned that each states had the advantage of off season vegetable market and also the scope for production of prime quality ginger, turmeric and garlic. He additionally stressed on the necessity to line up seed hub in villages.In the 1st technical session, Dr VS Thakur, shared the main points regarding the apple cultivation within the state and also the issues related to its production.
As a part of the meeting, the delegates attended four technical lectures on farming of fruit, vegetables associated flowers with an skilled lecture on apple cultivation within the 2 states. The delegates additionally visited the high-tech flower gardening, medicative and aromatic plants farms. On the second day, the officers are going to be visiting the Chambaghat primarily based board of Mushroom analysis and KrishiVigyan Kendra, Kandaghat.

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