Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Handiaya (KVK) organized its 1st Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting at KVK office. The SAC meeting was chaired by Dr Harish Kumar Verma, Director of Extension Education, GADVASU, Ludhiana. In his introductory address Dr. Verma in sighted KVK, activities and attainments which is operational under Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.The proceedings of SAC meeting began with welcome gesture to all the committee members by Dr. P. S. Tanwar, Associate Director, KVK, Barnala. A detailed presentation was given by Dr. Tanwar on achieved milestones, progress report for the year 2017-18 and proposed action plan for the year 2018-19 and discussion in broad was held to strengthen the existing KVK mandates. Dignitaries from various line departments, Scientists from KVK and progressive farmers participated in this meeting.
Dr. Verma beseeches the committee members to come forward with innovative ideas in regard to their respective fields to construct bright action plan for KVK. Simultaneously, after critical analysis, on the spot advisory for the general hurdles faced by the stakeholders related to agriculture and livestock was also provided by the Chairperson. During the farmer scientist interaction, farmers submitted that KVK is helping them a lot for solving their problems related to agriculture and livestock.
Dr. H.K.Verma in his concluding remark assured the members of committee to include their valuable suggestions in the action plan of 2018-19. An exhibition was also arranged to display the technologies developed and popularize by KVK. All the members of SAC visited all live demonstration units maintained at KVK and appreciated the work done by Kendra. To sum up the programme, Dr. P.S. Tanwar, thanked all the committee members, heads of various departments, scientists, representative officials, farmers and farm women for their participation in this meeting.