VC SKUAST-K; Director ICAR- NBPGR & CGM NABARD call on Lt Governor

Jammu: Prof. Nazeer Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K) called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Prof. Ahmed apprised the Lt Governor about various issues of academic and administrative importance relating to the Main and Off-site campuses.
The Lt Governor emphasized the high importance of continuous up gradation of teaching methods and maintaining high standards of academic excellence for achieving tangible outcomes in all the areas.
Dr Kuldeep Singh, Director, ICAR- National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), New Delhi met the Lt Governor and briefed him about the working of the ICAR-NBPGR and also informed him about its new initiatives.
The Lt Governor appreciated the work done by the ICAR-NBPGR at both national and international arena and urged him to continue working as a nodal organization for the management of plant genetic resources in India.
Sh. P Balachandran, Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), J&K Regional Office briefed the Lt Governor about the functioning of the bank in providing financial support in Agriculture and allied activities. He further briefed him about the role being played the NABARD in many development projects across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Lt Governor urged Sh. Balachandran to make all the innovative interventions necessary for promoting sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural development for securing rural prosperity.

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