Srinagar, Mar 11: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K) today started a two-day exhibition cum seed sale mela here at its Shalimar campus.
With a theme “Doubling Farmers Income”, the mela was jointly inaugurated by Professor Mehraj-ud-Din Mir, Vice-Chancellor, Central University, Kashmir and Professor Nazeer Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-K.
The event aims at showcasing the technologies developed by the SKUAST-K in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, sericulture, livestock, poultry, fisheries, aquaculture, farm machinery and tools.
Besides, officers of the University and heads of the line departments the inaugural ceremony was also attended by private entrepreneurs, firms, pesticide and fungicide dealers, scores of farmers, general public, NGOs, school & college students.
The farmers also interacted with the experts and sought their opinion related to various agricultural issues.
Besides, the university campus was abuzz a people from all walks of life thronged to purchase different types of seed and planting materials especially high-density fruit plants, flower seedlings & seeds, forestry plants, fish, poultry birds, silk, mushroom and agriculture machinery and tools besides other agriculture products.