KVK Tawang Conducted Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting 2021-22

KVK Tawang conducted SAC meeting for the year 2021-22 on Friday at Zomkhang Hall, Tawang under the chairmanship of Tawang Deputy Commissioner, Sang Phuntsok,IAS.

Scientists from NRC-Yak,Dirang, District Heads of Agriculture and allied departments, NGO representative, farmers from different villages of the district attended the meeting.

Senior Scientist and Head, KVK Tawang Dr. A N. Tripathi briefed about the themes and objectives of the meeting. Concerned Subject Matter Specialists(SMS) of KVK Tawang presented annual report of 2020-21 and annual action plan to be adopted during 2021-22, where suggestions and feedback from the members were taken up for consideration. The committee members observed and emphasized to take up more income generating activities for the welfare of the farming community in the district.

In his speech, Dr. B. Paul, Principal scientist, NRC Yak, Dirang opined to adopt integrated farming approach with the collaboration of KVK, Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary and other departments.

Speaking on the occasion, DC Tawang appealed the KVK scientists to introduce new technologies on mushroom cultivation, sericulture, beekeeping, yak and mithun rearing, dairy farming etc. He suggested for giving emphasis on growing of crop species like baby corn, saffron, blue berry etc. Further, he stressed on preservation of local germplasm of crops like buckwheat, turnip etc.

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