BGSBU organizes workshop on ‘STATCRAFT’
Post by on Saturday, September 25, 2021
Jammu, Sep 24: Department of Management Studies, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University organized a workshop on STATCRAFT- a Statistical Data Analysis Software for research scholars and faculty members. The session was conducted by the experts from STATCRAFT. Vice Chancellor, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Prof. Akbar Masood appreciated the efforts of the department for organizing the workshop and hoped that the department would organise such types of workshops in future as well to improve the research and academic outlook of the department. Experts from STATCRAFT demonstrated the various functions of the software which included basic as well as the advanced statistics. During the workshop the Participants were briefed about the overall working of STATCRAFT software and its usage in research applications. The resource person demonstrated the various menus and functions that are available in the software which can be used in the research. The session was attended by faculty members and research scholars of the Department of Management Studies and Economics. At the end of the session, the participants raised various queries regarding the usage of this software as well as its technical requirements.
Execute harvesting operations meticulously: Dir Agriculture
Srinagar, Sep 24: To review the functioning of departmental farms in Kashmir Division and to take stock of the preparations for Rabi 2020-21, Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal chaired a meeting of concerned officers at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi, Srinagar.
Director was apprised of different Rabi plans which were later on discussed threadbare.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture asked the participants of the meeting and concerned officers of these Farms to come up with some comprehensive plans which could play key role in strengthening these Departmental assets in the long term. These Departmental Farms would play an important role in achieving the goal of self-reliance in meeting the seed requirements of Kashmir to a large extent, he said, and added.
Talking about the present scenario of these Departmental Farms Chowdhary directed the Farm Managers and concerned officers that harvesting operations should be meticulously planned and executed. He said Joint Director Agriculture Inputs and Joint Director Agriculture Farms will monitor the harvesting proceedings and the entire activity of harvesting of different crops in these Farms should be done purely on scientific lines. He reiterated the importance of post harvest management and scientific storage of the produce.
Director Agriculture exhorted on the officers that there will be no compromise on already set bench marks in terms of production of different crops from these Departmental Farms. He asked the participants to ensure the production and supply of quality seed to the farmers. Quality Seed is one of the key inputs that plays decisive roles in the successful farming season for a farmer and we are the custodians of farmer’s trust, he said.
He asked the participants of the meeting to work with zeal and zest for the development of farming sector.
Earlier a detailed presentation regarding the present scenario of these Departmental Farms was given to the Director.
The meeting was attended by Joint Director Agriculture Inputs Farooq Ahmad Shah, Joint Director Agriculture Farms Dr. Syed Waseem Ahmad Shah , Deputy Director Planning Mohammad Younis Chowdhary ,all the Farm Managers of concerned Farms and other senior officers of the Department.