Scientific advisory committee meeting


The 19th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra of ICAR – CPCRI, Kasaragod was conducted at the DJ Hall of CPCRI on 11.03.2015, under the chairmanship of Dr.P.Chowdappa, Director, CPCRI. The meeting is conducted annually to discuss and review  the work done during the current year and approve the action plan for the succeeding year. The meeting commenced with the opening remarks by Dr.Chowdappa, who highlighted the role of KVK towards popularizing the usage of viable and feasible components such as quality bio control agents and bio-fertilizers in organic farming packages. Dr.C.V.Sairam, Principal Scientist, Zonal Project Directorate, Bengaluru, briefed about the convergence on linking the activities of KVK with agriculture and allied departments of the district. All members of the committee including Sri.K.Chandran, Principal Agriculture Officer, district level heads of all line departments, Dr.S.Ravi, Associate Director of Extension, Dr.P.Jayaraj, Programme Coordinator, Kannur, KAU; Dr.M.G.Bhat, Principal Scientist, DCR, Puttur; AGM, Nabard; LDM, Syndicate Bank; farmer and women representatives attended the meeting and had interactive and fruitful discussions on the ongoing activities and action plan of KVK. Dr.H.P.Maheswarappa, Project Coordinator (Palms); Dr.K.Muraleedharan, H.D, Social Sciences; Dr.Anitha Karun, H.D, Crop Improvement; Dr.Ravi Bhat, H.D, Crop Production; Dr.Vinayak Hegde, H.D, Crop Protection; Dr.C.Thamban and Dr.A.C.Mathew, Principal Scientists from the Institute actively participated in all discussions and offered necessary suggestions. KVK newsletter for the period January to December, 2014 and two other publications were released during the occasion. Further, bottled honey, a product of KVK, branded and labeled as KERAMADHU was also launched  for sales through KVK outlet in connection with the meeting. The overall progress report and action plan for the forthcoming season was presented by S.Leena. Sri.R.Sanal Kumar, Smt.Jayashree.M.P., Smt. Neelofar.I.K. and Sri.K.Manikandan presented the achievements during 2014 – 2015. The meeting was concluded with the finalization of action points by the Chairman, SAC followed by vote of thanks.

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