Governor HP , visits Agriculture University Palampur

Apr 02, 2017 20:30 | Feature & Viewpoint
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Expresses satisfaction over functioning of Zero Budget Organic Farming

Dharamshala (Arvind Sharma ) 2/4/17

Governor Acharya Devvrat today visited Agriculture University Palampur in district Kangra and during his continuous three hour visit on foot to different Centers of the University; he took stocks of various activities being run by the University and also gave direction to the concerned scientists to improve the quality. He interacted with the scientists and got important inputs about their research activities.

The Governor visited Zero Budget Organic Farm working under department of organic agriculture. He expressed satisfaction, the university was doing natural farming under his mission and demonstration farms of natural farming were fully prepared. He was happy to see that the yield of natural farming was much better than organic farming, which showed that natural farming was safe and ensure better results.

He directed Deputy Commissioner Shri. C.P.Verma to convene a meeting of University scientists with the officers of university and horticulture at district level so that they could work in close coordination for the betterment of the farmers. Governor Acharya Devvrat has emphasized to co-relate science with religion and said that scientific development should be achieved with religious believes and our Nation had already reached it to that level in the past.

The Governor also  presided over the Vidyarthi  Vigyan Manthan-2016-17 programme organized by Vigyan Bharti at CSK Agriculture University, Palampur in Kangra district, today.

He said, “ success and failure were the part of life and we should not demoralize from failure and work hard to achieve the target in the life.” He said that there was time when India  was called as "Sone ki Chirya" and "Vishwa Guru" and basic concepts of mathematics and science emerged from this great country.

The Governor advised the young scientists to reach upto that level and urged them to serve your motherland and not to go abroad for sake of money. He congratulated the qualified students and hoped that they would prove their worth at national level also. He also congratulated the organizers to promote scientific temperament among young generation.

The Governor also gave away the prizes to the students, who got selected in state level.

Speaking on the occasion Member of Parliament Shri Shanta Kumar, said , “science and technology was important aspects to move ahead in the world and this programme was organized with the motive to increase the knowledge of science among youth of the country. He congratulated the organizers for initiating such event and also congratulated the students participated in the competition.”

Dr. Ashok Saryal, Vice Chancellor Agriculture University Palampur welcomed and honoured the Governor and said that Vigyan Bharti was preparing future scientist of the country and their initiatives were laudable. He said that the University was dedicated in producing expertise in agriculture sector and from its creation to till date more than 6000 students passed out from the university and were serving the society in various capacity.

Deputy Commissioner, Kangra Shri C.P Verma, Superintendent of Police Shri Sanjeev Gandhi and other senior officers of the district and teaching and non-teaching staff of the university, students and their parents and other prominent people were also present on the occasion.