Like our Facebook Page

Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
Breaking News :   Jammu dumped yet again by central dispensation: Harsh Dev | All-round development of J&K major goal of GoI: Parliamentary Standing Committee | DC Kishtwar reviews preservation, development of water bodies in district | No bird flu in Kashmir: J&K govt lifts ban on poultry imports | New team of JCCI office bearers assumes charge | Republic Day arrangements reviewed at Srinagar | DC Ramban reviews progress on Railway, NHW 4- lanning projects | Rehbar-e-Khel teachers stage protest outside BJP office | SMC Mayor calls on Lt Governor | West Pakistan refugees allege denial of government jobs in J-K; hold protests | LMD recovers Rs 1 lakh fine from erring manufacturer | ACB registers misappropriation case against officials of RDD Block Warwan | Doda, Ramban districts now 'terrorism-free', say police | Chill further intensifies in Kashmir; Pahalgam freezes at minus 9.3 degree | Sat urges JK government to develop places holding religious importance | Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch, Army jawan martyred | Aadministration orders arrest of contractor for carrying out substandard works | Covid-19 vaccine: DC Anantnag warns of action against rumour-mongers | FC Health reviews implementation of PMJAY SEHAT scheme | Man held for objectionable post on social media in Reasi | HC warns petitioner for filing successive writ petitions seeking same relief | J&K Bank ATM guard stabbed to death | JK Cements turned into 'white elephant' during PDP rule | Alleged castration of transgender triggers protest in Jammu, case registered | Former ADC Poonch under scanner for illegal revenue entries | Quote order issued in some other case as one issued in their particular case | DC Rajouri withholds salary of two officers for leaving station without approval | PDP leader forgets Gupkar Alliance taunts at 'demotivated' Omar Abdullah | Advisor Baseer Khan assesses post snowfall scenario in Anantnag, Kulgam | DySP in Rajouri-Poonch range loves to play video games than performing duty | 17 years on, 172 CIC operators await regularization | J&K LG reviews security scenario at maiden Unified Command meeting | DIG Udhampur chairs Joint security review meeting ahead of Republic day | Security forces on high alert ahead of Republic Day | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Package employees occupy quarters at Vessu forcibly, others protest | Despite vast resources far flung areas plunged into darkness; many villages without drinking water | Warwan shivers at -17 degree, Marwah at -13, no respite from cold for next one week | JK reports 117 fresh cases of Corona Virus; one death, positive cases reach 123764 | Hydroponics-An Innovative Farming | Subash Chandra Bose: An icon of patriotism | Subash Chander Bose: A true inspiring figure | The Need for Reforms | PAGD set to become history | DDC Councilor Dachhan meet DC Kishtwar | Citizen forum criticises Govt over visit of PSC delegation | MVD Rajouri spreads awareness among public, stakeholders | Republic Day arrangements finalized in Doda | ANTF arrests drug dealer with high grade Heroin and Afeem | JMC organizes IEC Programme on Solid waste management | DC Samba inspects arrangements at R-Day function venue | GDC Jindrah Organises Webinar on E-Counselling | Balwant Thakur gets additional charge of Education in addition to Culture | JU, GDC Kathua organise online workshop on 'Media Literacy' | Rijiju attends Zanskar Winter Sports Festival in Ladakh | GDC Dudu BasantGarh Organizes Inter College quiz Competition | National Girl Child Day Week celebrations take off in Kishtwar | Jammu police martyr cricket tournament concludes | | R M Public School celebrated Gurupurab | IRC & Mahajan Sabha Gandhinagar distribute blankets to poor | Premier League: Khalsa Warriors, ASK Club win hockey openers | Cultural programme on road safety awareness organized | One day awareness programme organised | Dulhasti Power Station provides Medical Equipments to District Hospital Kishtwar | DTEA hits out at Trust management for locking office room | DDC member meets chief horticulture officer, discusses issues | MVD holds awareness programme on fitness of commercial vehicles | R- Day arrangements 2021 finalized at Udhampur | J&K KVIB plays crucial role in generating employment: Dr Hina | Federation of All India Vyapar Mandal seeks extension in two popular corporate schemes | Group of Reasi farmers flagged off for exposure visit within UT | Mulaqat facility resumes in Jails | KVK Jammu organises animal medical camp at Hassarwan | Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris hold meet | Back Issues  
news details
VC SKUAST Jammu highlights Research initiatives of Varsity
12/2/2020 11:36:41 PM
Early Times Report

JAMMU, Dec 2: Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) Jammu, Prof J P Sharma today highlighted the Research initiatives of the Varsity for the promotion of scientific and innovative farm practices & market linkages.
Addressing a media conference here today, he said the SKUAST-Jammu is committed to turn the fortunes of farmers in Jammu region through promotion of scientific and innovative farm practices & market linkages.
He listed achievements of the Varsity in all its mandates of teaching, research and extension, following SOPs of pandemic situation. He said the Agricultural Extension remains the principal priority of SKUAST-Jammu.
Listing some of recent activities of the University, he said that the package of practices for all the crops namely, kharif, rabi, vegetables, fruits, floriculture & Landscaping were revised and distributed to respective state departments.
“Another initiative taken by the University is establishment of integrated farming system model of 0.5 hectare at each KVK which is expected to fetch income of Rs. 1,50,000/- per annum, which is four times more than the income presently earned by farmers from agriculture in Jammu,” he added.
He said 27 veterinary clinical camps were organized in different villages namely Maralia, Chanduchak, Bega, Mellowal, Suchetgarh, Panchgrain, Abdulliah, Sunjwan, Chowadhi, Doongia, Brijnagar,Sandhi, Samba, KhadaMadana, Sumbli, Babli, Sangliani&Jabri (Poonch) etc. and about 1121 farmers were benefited so far. Currently characterization and preservation of bio-diverse animal genetic resources of the region including Bhakarwali Goat/ Poonchi sheep and Poonchi Chicken have been carried out. Quality improvement of livestock products with their value addition; Identification of livestock diseases through molecular techniques, identification of zoonotic agents, developing and designing feeding regimen inclusive of non-conventional locally available feeds
The University has established an ‘Agribusiness Incubation Centre’ under RKVY-RAFTAAR project and implemented Agri Business Incubator Scheme having UDGAM (Pre-Seed Stage Funding) and PRAGATI (Seed Stage Funding), he added.
As far as the research achievements are concerned, he said fifteen externally funded projects amounting to Rs.248.79 lakhs have been approved in 2020. Organic farming policy document for J&K, Union Territory has also been prepared. He said newly developed basmati varieties such as Basmati 118, Basmati 123 and Basmati 138 will revive the world famous Basmati of Jammu region. Development of JAUW-672 suitable for restricted irrigation, JAUW-691 and JAUW-694 for timely sown condition irrigated conditions, Jammu Mustard JM-13-5, JGS 12-3 are under final stage of testing and release.
University has already standardized its technology on hydroponics and vertical farming and the same is being demonstrated at KVKs and farmers’ fields. Soil erosion maps for representative micro-watersheds in foothill Shivaliks have been generated, he informed further.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
Early Times Android App
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
Train Enquiry
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center