JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha addressed the eighth Convocation Ceremony of SKUAST Jammu at Baba Jitto Auditorium, on thursday.
A complete of 590 college students together with 347 feminine college students have been awarded levels in varied topics.
On the event, the Lt Governor congratulated the graduating college students, academics and workers of the SKUAST Jammu and all these researchers, innovators, who’re contributing in constructing the College right into a centre of excellence for Agricultural Science and Know-how.
He conferred medals to the meritorious college students and prolonged his felicitations to the ladies college students for his or her wonderful educational efficiency throughout the themes and securing 10 Gold Medals out of complete 11.
With their expertise, mind and ability, younger ladies are gaining prominence in Agricultural Science and Know-how. The variety of levels and awards to our proud daughters is heartening. They’re the position fashions for younger technology and have set an instance by laborious work in pursuit of excellence, he mentioned.
“Our daughters represent the core and energy of innovation ecosystem. It’s a matter of pleasure and there’s a want for scaling up the presence of girl scientists and tech entrepreneurs in any respect ranges to safe the progress of the nation,” the Lt Governor mentioned.
Acknowledging the necessary contribution of ladies in agricultural growth and allied sectors, the Lt Governor mentioned, “Ladies have toiled laborious as unsung heroes within the discipline for the reason that begin of agriculture thousand years in the past. Now, their achievements in agricultural science and expertise give us the hope and confidence that they may produce path-breaking discoveries and innovations in agriculture”.
On the convocation, the Lt Governor known as upon agricultural universities and academic establishments to develop modern agriculture applied sciences and improve productive capabilities of the farmers.
As Jammu Kashmir leaps in direction of constructing a contemporary and sustainable agriculture and allied trade by way of Holistic Agriculture Improvement Programme (HADP), academic establishments should take modern method to attenuate the enter value for farmers and maximise output with environment friendly rising methods and technological assist, he mentioned.
“An enormous alternative awaits India in Agri Innovation, Agri Know-how and Processed Meals and establishments like SKUAST will play a serious position in creating cutting-edge expertise and new strategies to revolutionise the meals processing sector,” the Lt Governor additional added.
The Lt Governor assured each attainable assist to SKUAST Jammu from the UT Administration when it comes to sources and prolonged his needs for the college’s continued success in its endeavours in direction of shaping a brighter and affluent future.
He additional suggested the SKUAST Jammu to work on a devoted challenge with immense export potential like Tulip’s planting materials that might deal with the agriculture & allied sector’s want of the nation.
Dr. B.N. Tripathi, Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu learn out the college report and highlighted the tutorial, analysis and extension actions of the College.
On account of adversarial climate situations and poor visibility, the touchdown was not attainable in Jammu. Due to this fact, the Vice President of India was not capable of attend the convocation, he mentioned.
The Lt Governor additionally planted a tree sapling within the neighborhood of the college.
Jugal Kishore Sharma, Member of Parliament; Atal Dulloo, Chief Secretary; Shailendra Kumar, Principal Secretary Agriculture Manufacturing Division; Santosh D Vaidya, Principal Secretary Finance Division; Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary, Larger Schooling Division; Vice-Chancellors of assorted Universities, Heads of academic establishments, senior officers, college students and school members of SKUAST have been current.
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