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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, S.A.S. Nagar celebrates Mahila Kisan Diwas

October 17

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, S.A.S. Nagar organized Mahila Kisan Diwas on 15 October, 2018. Dr. H. K. Verma, Director Extension Education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana welcomed the farmers, farm women, entrepreneurs and scientists. The Chief Guest of the Occasion was S. Balbir Singh Sidhu, Cabinet Minister for Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development, Fisheries and Labour. While addressing the participants he said that Punjab Government is focused on empowerment of women as it is the need of the hour. Dr. Amarjit Singh Nanda, Vice Chancellor, GADVASU appraised the contribution of women in agri-allied activities viz: Dairy farming, goat farming, poultry etc. Dr. Yashwant Singh, Deputy Director (Training) informed that on this occasion, farmers were made aware about the importance of Mahila Kisan Diwas. He described the various activities undertaken by Krishi Vigyan Kendra to the participants. He encouraged farm women to get maximum benefits from the agri-allied activities by enrolling themselves in different trainings organized by the KVK. Self Help Group members of the district had also displayed their products in this event. Progressive women entrepreneurs namely Bandana Bhardwaj, Daljeet Kaur and Deepika Sindhwani were honoured by the Chief Guest and other dignitaries.