Ludhiana, July 23
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Booh, from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, received the “Best KVK Award” among 22 such kendras from Punjab in the Zonal Workshop of KVKs Zone-1, organized by ICAR-ATARI, Zone-1 , won, PAU, Ludhiana, in virtual mode.
A total of 70 KVKs from Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh (UT), Uttarakhand and Punjab took part in the workshop and presented their progress reports.
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) and Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi; Dr. AK Singh, DDG (agricultural advice); ADGs (Agricultural Extension) ICAR, Director ICAR-ATARI Zone-1, Vice Chancellor and Director Extension Education (DEEs) of the state agricultural and veterinary universities of Zone-1 as well as heads of the KVKs and their employees
Dr. Balwinder Kumar, deputy director of KVK-Booh, said the Kendra has taken several initiatives in recent years to bring about positive change for the district’s farming community – TNS