Tribal farmers meet under the DBT Sponsored Project

The Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, SKUAST-K, Shuhama in collaboration with KVK Bandipora organizes tribal farmers meet under the DBT sponsored project on “Augmentation of Household income through improvement of production efficiency of Dairy cattle and fodder production” on 19th April 2019. The training was inaugurated by Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad, Director Extension, SKUAST-K, in presence of Dr. Peerzada Shafat Hussain Deewani, Programme Coordinator and Prof. Pankaj Goswami, Principal Investigator and other CoPIs of the project.

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13th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bandipora SKUAST-Kashmir conducted 13th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting on 1st of April-2019 under the Chairmanship of Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad, Director Extension, SKUAST-Kashmir at KVK Campus Patushai, Bandipora. He advised that KVK should expand its area of work in entire agriculture sector involving horticulture, livestock, apiculture, sericulture, fisheries etc. for the benefit of farming community.

Dr. Peerzada Shafat Hussain Deewani, Programme Coordinator, KVK Bandipora  presented power point presentation of KVK activities for the year 2018-19 and proposed Action Plan of the year 2019-20. The meeting was attended by Mr. Mohammad Yousuf Mir, Additional District Development Commissioner, Bandipora who stressed for coordination among all allied departments, Mr. Rouf Iqbal (KAS), Tehsildar Bandipora attended the meeting as special invitee, Mr. Mohammad Qasim Ghani, Chief Agricultural Officer Bandipora, and other officers of the line departments give their inputs regarding extension needs in their disciplines. Progressive farmers and farm women also attended the meeting and shared their experiences with KVK and its activities in the district.

KVK Bandipora 2016-2017

KVK-Bandipora 2016-2017

A.    No. of technologies transferred to farmers during last year.

  • Demonstration of SRI (Systems of Rice Intensification) technologies.
  • Introduction of Shalimar Rice-4 in lower belts of the district.
  • Introduction of Shalimar Rice 2 (SR-2).
  • Introduction of Shalimar Rice 3 (SR-3).
  • Popularization of Wheat-fodder maize rotation systems in upper areas of the   district for improving food and fodder production and increasing cropping intensity.

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World Soil Day

Soil Health Day was celebrated by the Kendra on 5th of December 2018 at the main hall of KVK Bandipora and also at the village Surinder. On the occasion Training programme on Soil Health Management was conducted at the campus in which 81 farmers and farm women participated. Dr. Tariq Sultan SMS Agronomy, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hakeem SMS Soil Science, Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat SMS Agri-Extension and Dr. Tahir Saleem SMS Vegetable Science gave detailed lectures on Importance of Soil Health and its Management under prevailing conditions.

Another programme on the day was organised at village Surinder in which 60 farmers and farm women participated. Scientists of the Kendra demonstrated soil sampling techniques in the field. Training programme on soil health management was also conducted in the said village.

KVK Bandipora Year 2015-16

KVK Bandipora Year 2015-16 at glance

  • Programme Coordinator along with entire staff of KVK Bandipora participated in Mega Exhibition-cum-Sale organised by SKUAST-K, Shalimar on 6th & 7th of March 2016, which was inaugurated by Hon'ble Chancellor of SKUAST-K/ Governor of J&K State.
  • SAC Meeting of KVK Bandipora was held on 20th Feb. 2016 which was Chaired by Hon'ble Vice Chancellor SKUAST-K, Shalimar.

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