SKUAST-J conducts competition under NAHEP-IDP project

JAMMU: In order to give a flip to experiential learning in agriculture education, a compe- tition to assess the harvesting skills of students undergoing practical crop production at Division of Agronomy, SKUAST- Jammu, Chatha was organised.
The programme has been conducted under the Institutional Development Plan (IDP) compo- nent of the National Agriculture Higher Education Project (NAHEP) operational at SKUAST-Jammu in which stu- dents participated in large num- bers.
Organization of this kind of competition is the first of its kind conceived and presided over by Prof. J. P. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu to infuse skills and enthusiasm in students to usher for practical learning.
While interacting with the students, Prof. Sharma emphasised the importance and strength of team spirit in various facets of our lives and exhorted the students to learn profession- al skills rather than to be focused only to earn degrees.
Dr. A. P. Singh, Prof. Agronomy welcomed the Chief Guest and other officers, scien- tists and students of the univer- sity and briefed about the event. Those who were also present include Dr. Pradeep wali, Director Reserach, Dr. Jyoti Kachroo, DPM, Dr. J. S. Soodan, Dean, Faculty of Dairy Science, Dr. Rajinder Peshin, Dr. Vikas Sharma, Dr. Meenakshi Gupta, Dr. M. C. Dwivedi, Dr. Neetu Sharma, Dr. Dr. Manpreet Kour, Dr. R. Puniya, Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Dr. M. K. Pandey and Dr. Vijay Khajuria.