ZT News Desk

Srinagar, March 10: Two Days Exhibition-cum-Seed Sale Mela 2019 under the theme “Agriculture Technologies for Prosperity” concluded today at Shalimar Campus of SKUAST-Kashmir. This exhibition is fourth in the series aimed for showcasing the University technologies, and research attainments in Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary/Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering and Sericulture besides Display of films and documentaries on success stories through extension services.

The Exhibition was jointly inaugurated by Prof. Nazeer Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Kashmir and Prof. A.R. Trag, former Vice-Chancellor of IUST, Awantipora. Among others present on the occasion was Ms. Nasreen Paul first lady of SKUAST and Ms. Purnima Mittal, Additional DC, Srinagar. More than two lakh farmers, students, general public visited the Mela and got benefitted. Private entrepreneurs, SHG’s, pesticide and fertilizer dealers, CA store & Agri. machinery dealers also displayed and sold their products.

Vice-Chancellor along with officers of the University on the concluding day visited every individual stall to pay thanks to all members of the university fraternity including students for painstaking efforts in successful conduct of the two days event. He also thanked district administration, J&K Bank Ltd. and other sponsors including SHO of PS  Hawran, Traffic authorities and Fire & Emergency Departments for rendering assistance in facilitation of visitors.