REASI, Nov 10: Keeping the public health status in view, Organic Training Centre, Talwara of Reasi district is commercially producing the organic vegetables.
The centre is being run under the guidance of Vice Chancellor (VC), Dr PK Sharma and Associate Director Extension (ADE) and In-charge of all the KVKs, Dr RK Arora of SKUAST-J, while Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) is co-ordinating the centre in the production of organic vegetables.
The scientists, tourists and farmers from far and wide are visiting this centre and are impressed by observing the results of Front Line Demonstrations (FLDs) on organic vegetables laid by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Reasi.
The progressive organic crops grower, Hans Raj, Subash Chander and Ram Lal along with the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi scientists are guiding and encouraging the other farmers of the area for the scientific organic farming.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) have initiated the special derive on organic farming/natural farming/cow based economy/sustainable agriculture in co-ordination with the department of agriculture, Reasi so that the income of the farmers can be increased.
The Organic Training Centre established by the SKUAST-J at Talwara has been sponsored by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi under Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhaya Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana. Scientist & Head of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi, Dr. Banarsi Lal and Dr.Suja Nabi Qureshi visited Talwara and adjoining villages and monitored the Front Line Demonstrations (FLDs) on vegetables laid by the KVK.