Dr Parveen Kumar receives ‘Agro-Journalism Award’
Post by on Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Rajasthan, Aug 23: Dr. Parveen Kumar, working at SKUAST-Kashmir has been felicitated with Agro-Journalism Award at National Farmers’ Conference held at Jaipur, Rajasthan w.e.f August 20-21.
The award was presented to Dr. Kumar by Sh. Lal Chand Kataria, Minister for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Government of Rajasthan.
The conference was organized by Organic Farmers Producers Association of India in collaboration with International Institute of Advanced Agricultural Skill Development. Many intellectuals, academicians, farmers, farm women, entrepreneurs and youths were present in this event.
These include Dr. Arunchandan and Dr. Raja Ram Tripathi, Regional Director and member of National Medicinal Plant Board of Northern Region, Dr. Vishnu Sharma Ex Vice Chancellor, Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Dr. Sudhanshu, Chief Mentor of Suresh Gyan Vihar University; Padmashree farmers Sh. Hukum chand Patidar and Sh. Jagdish Prasad Pareek and a host of other renowned personalities from various fields from the country and abroad.
The conference focused on promotion of organic farming by use of locally available resources to reduce the cost of cultivation, augmentation of farmers’ income and for ensuring food as well as nutritional security of all.