LG inaugurates national seminar to attract new entrepreneurs and boost the agricultural sector – ThePrint – ANIFeed

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]May 27 (ANI): Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, on Thursday inaugurated a three-day national level seminar with exhibition at SKUAST to attract new entrepreneurs and promote the agricultural sector of the territory of the Union.

The event was organized by the Branch of Extensions of Sheri Kashmir University of Science and Technology (SKUAST) at Shalimar Campus, where nearly five hundred delegates from different parts of the country attended.

Apart from the theoretical lectures given by agricultural experts, the farmers, producers and young entrepreneurs also set up beautiful stands which attracted the participants. This was the first and largest national level seminar with exhibition after the pandemic and therefore, the response was also huge from the participants including scientists, researchers, farmers, growers and new start-up carriers.

Economically, agriculture and other branches including horticulture, floriculture, sericulture, floriculture and sheep farming, dairy farming and fishing are the mainstays of the valley and the thousands of people belonging to these sectors directly or indirectly and their livelihood depends on these important sectors.

As all the products including hybrid seeds, plants and latest machinery were available, people could see the results and use the latest technologies and types of machinery introduced by scientists and experts from the agricultural university of Kashmir.

“The technical knowledge imparted to us during the seminar is very useful to us,” said Peerzada Farhat, a participant representing a pesticide store.

Shehnaz, another participant representing a spice company, said: “These events move Kashmir forward. These people are also aware of Kashmir products while at the same time it is a good platform for new entrepreneurs.

The participants, especially researchers, students, farmers and market gardeners, urged the authorities to organize more such events so that more and more people are aware of technologies to boost the agricultural sector. (ANI)

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Lana T. Arthur