DDG visit to KVK and interacted with Scientists and farm women

  • Block:Vembakkam
  • Place:ICAR KVK-Thiruvannamalai
  • Date: 22 March, 2023
  • Type: Official visit to KVK

DDG visit to KVK and interact with KVK Scientists

On March 22, 2024, Dr. Udham Singh Gautam, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension) at ICAR in New Delhi, visited the ICAR Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Kilnelli, Thiruvannamalai. During his visit, he participated in the Millet Food Festival, which involved 70 Anganwadi workers displaying 210 millet-based recipes. He also had a discussion with SHG women who had received free agricultural drones under the Drone Didi Yojana program. Additionally, he visited the KVK instructional farm, demo units, and inaugurated the organic inputs production unit established under the SCSP program.

Dr. Gautam was accompanied by Dr. J.V. Prasad, Principal Scientist at ATARI, ICAR in Hyderabad, and Dr. P.P. Murugan, Director of Extension Education at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in Coimbatore. Shri. S. Ramesh, President of the Tamil Nadu Board of Rural Development, received the dignitaries at the KVK campus, along with other staff members.