'Committee to suggest development of pastures'
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Aug 24: Government today decided to constitute a high level committee under the chairmanship of Vice- Chancellor SKUAST(K), Dr Tej Partap Singh to formulate a comprehensive project for development of pastures and increasing of green fodder for livestock population of the state.
The decision was taken by the Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir at a high level meeting this morning convened to review the status of research in Pasture Development, Feed and fodder and horticulture in the J&K.
The Meeting were attended by Vice Chancellor SKUAST(K), Dr TeJ Partap Singh, Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production, M.I Khanday, Principal Chief Conservator Forest, Director Agriculture , Jammu,Director, Research SKUAST(K), Director Research SKUAST(J), Director , Extension, SKUAST(K), Director, Extension, SKUAST(J), Director Agriculture, Kashmir, Director Horticulture, Kashmir, Director Horticulture, Jammu , Director Animal Husbandry, Kashmir and Director Animal husbandry, Jammu.
The meeting decided that that the members of the high level committee are all the heads of departments, who participated in today’s meeting. The Minister asked the V.C SKUAST (K) to submit the report within three months
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that there is a dire demand for mission project to meet the present and future demand of green and dry fodder on the pattern of saffron mission for our live stock, whose population have reached one crore across the state. He said the regeneration of pastures and development of waste lands are necessary for making available green fodder for the live stock particularly sheep and goat.
The Minister asked the committee members to focus on all areas during their deliberation in future meetings so that comprehensive proposal would come out of it.
Regarding Horticulture research, Mir Stressed to focus on post harvest mechanism adding that strengthening of post harvest increase the marketability of our production round the year.
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