MINUTES OF 13TH SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING OF

 KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA SRINAGAR

 The 13th Scientific advisory Committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Srinagar was held at KVK campus on 04.05.2017 under chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Kashmir Prof. Nazeer Ahmad. The Director Extension, SKUAST-Kashmir, Associate Director (Extension), Officers of the line departments and progressive farmers attended the meeting.

 

  • At the outset of the meeting Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor interacted with the officers of the line department and progressive farmers & impressed upon the Programme Coordinator to take on board the officers of line department & Progressive farmers while formulating action plan for year 2017-18 and took feedback/ suggestions to strengthen & make the activities  result oriented
  • The Hon’ble Chairman heard the suggestions from the stakeholders & also enquired about the intervention of FLD’s of Kroiler Birds. The Programme Coordinator informed the house that the FLD is for popularization of breed among common masses.
  • The Worthy Vice-Chancellor was apprised about that necessary measure taken for management of honey bee colonies in Kashmir during the winter and impressed upon to popularize the technology developed.
  • Regarding establishment of duckery unit at KVK Campus, the chairman was informed about the submission of proposal for large unit submitted to ZPD for financial encumbrance.
  • The chairman while enquiring about the OFT’s on use of Boron for management of Cherry Cracking , the SMS concerned informed the house that the initial result of the application of Boron was good. But due to inclement weather during previous year, the desired results could not be obtained. The chairman directed for repetition of the OFT during current season.
  • The house directed for taking necessary measures about the management of kitchen waste in the Hostels of SKUAST-Kashmir
  • While responding to the concern of the representatives from Horticulture department regarding the pollination problem in orchards of Apple and Almond, the chairman asked to popularize utilizing honey bee colonies in the orchards for the purpose. The Chairman asked to popularize SKUAST-K released varieties of almond which are mid to late bloomer.
  • The Vice-Chancellor stressed Programme Coordinator for use of   Bio pesticides in OFT’s/    FLD’s.
  • The house also directed to involve line departments/farmers in laying FLD’s and inform about the progress made. The Programme Coordinator while responding told the house that AEO’s and other functionaries at local level are contacted.
  • The representative from Sheep Husbandry department requested for considering the small ruminant sector in the forth coming action plan activities as the same has been ignored in the agenda item. The Vice-Chancellor directed to take steps for purpose.
  • Regarding the floriculture sector, the chairman directed for strengthening of floriculture sector & provided the expertise by the SKUAST-K & Stressed for bulk production of flowers in the valley.
  • Regarding value added products viz; Muraba, Pickles Jam etc. the house asked to popularize the products at local level & create self help groups for managing soft loan from banks for respectable livelihood.
  • The house asked the Programme Coordinator to initiate a process of training at food technology centre, SKUAST-Shalimar for involving local unemployed youth for employment generation.
  • The chairman sought information about the targets and achievement of soil sampling.
  • The chairman while discussing on the issue of judicious use of land in Srinagar city, stressed for promoting the kitchen gardening/Pot culture/floriculture & vermin composting for low cost fertilizer.
  • The representative from AH department suggested for development of back yard sheep rearing, utilizing vegetable and kitchen waste.
  • The Chairman interacted with the progressive farmer who in his address requested to take

       initiative in developing the farm friendly atmosphere and involve the youth in the farming  Profession.

List of Participants in 13th SAC meeting on 04.05.2017

 

S.No

Name of the participants

Designation

1.       

Prof. Nazeer Ahamad

Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor

2.       

Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad

Director Extension SKUAST-K

3.       

Dr. Rekhi Singh

Programme Coordinator

4.       

Dr. Syed Mohd Andrabi

Poultry Dev Officer

5.       

Mr. Mohd Afzal Shah

Lead District Manager

6.       

Prof. Sheikh Muzaffar Ahamad

Associate Director  Ext (Agri)

7.       

Mr. Parvaiz Ahamad Bhat

SVC

8.       

Dr. Uzma Bashir

SMS

9.       

Dr. Shabeena Majid

SMS

10.   

Dr. Asima Amin

SMS

11.   

Mrs Saima Paul

SMS

12.   

Dr. Amal Sexana

SMS

13.   

Mr. Mohd Amin Bhat

HDO

14.   

Mr. Touseef Ah. Bhat

AFO

15.   

Ms. Shameema

Farmer

16.   

Ms. Nahida Nabi

Entrepreneur

17.   

Mr.Wajida Tabasum Gurkoo

Chairman Royal Products

18.   

Ms. Rukaya Rashid

Entrepreneur

19.   

Mr. OC Sharma

Senior Scientist CITH

20.   

Mr. Altaf Hussain

SMS

21.   

Dr. Riaz Rasool

District Sheep Husb. Officer

22.   

Mr. Arif Ahamad

`Soil Conservation officer

23.   

Mr. Qazi Ahamad

Zonal Soil Conservation officer

24.   

Ms. Gulshan

Farmer

25.   

Mr. Khazir Mohammad

PSO

26.   

Mr. Mohd Ashraf Mir

PA

27.   

Mr. Jalal u din Peer

PA

28.   

Mr. Gh Mohd Mir

PA

29.   

Mr. Yasir Arafat

PA

30.   

Ms. Irfana

Employee

31.   

Mr. Gh Mohd Bhat

Employee

32.   

Mr. Javid Ahamad Chopan

Employee

33.   

Mr. Mushtaq Ahamad

Employee

34.   

Mr. Ali Mohd Bhat

Employee

35.   

Mr. Mohd Yosuf

Farmer

36.   

Mr. Gh Hassan

Farmer

37.   

Mr. Ab Majid

Driver

38.   

Mr. Gh Nabi

Driver

39.   

Gh Hassan

Farmer

40.   

Gh Quadir

Driver

41.   

Ab Majid

Driver

 

 

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