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Recent News of ICAR-ATARI, Kanpur
Orientation Workshop on “Attracting & Retaining Youth in Agriculture”
30th June 2019, ICAR-ATARI, Kanpur
Thereafter, presentation was made by the KVK, Muzaffarnagar which is implementing the project since the year 2016-17. Dr. PK Singh, Head shared his experiences and mode of operation for making these projects a successful. KVK Muzaffarnagar is implementing there enterprises namely beekeeping, poultry and mushroom cultivation with their respective coverage of 14 youths, 102 youths and 61 youths. However, except for honey bee production, the numbers of youth have been dropped also considerably in poultry (32%) and mushroom (50%). All the three scientists from KVK Muzaffarnagar shared their experiences for the benefit of other new KVKs who were attending this workshop. The successful cases of few farmers in every enterprises were also presented for the benefit of other participants.
After the thorough discussion, other KVKs were also asked to present their action plan, time frame and strategies to implement ARYA project in most effective manner. At the end, the entire programme was summed up by Dr Sadhna Pandey, PS (H.Sc. Exten.) with her concluding remarks and the workshop was then closed.