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World Bee Day: JK gets three honey testing labs

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Progress of rural population to transform us into a developed nation: Agri Minister Tomar Narmada: World Bee Day was celebrated today with great enthusiasm. On this occasion, a national level function was organized in Tent City-II, Ekta Nagar, Narmada, Gujarat in the in presence of Narendra Singh Tomar, The Minister Tomar inaugurated an Exhibition at the venue of event as well as Honey Testing Laboratories and Processing Units at Pulwama, Bandipora and Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir, Tumkur in Karnataka, Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Pune in Maharashtra and Uttarakhand in a virtual mode from Gujarat. During interaction with . Tomar and other dignitaries, the beekeeping farmers of different States said that their income has increased considerably due to this additional activity. He said that abo...

Inauguration of Honey Testing, Bee Hive Products laboratory at KVK Bandipora, Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: In commemoration of World Bee Day a Honey Testing and other Bee Hive Products Testing Laboratory funded by Honey Bee Board of India was inaugurated today at Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bandipora by worthy Director Extension SKUAST Kashmir, Prof. Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated honey testing lab and processing units in Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttrakhand on the occasion of World Bee on Friday.The UN General Assembly has declared May 20 as World Bee Day in order to create awareness on the pivotal role of bees and other pollinators in keeping people and the planet healthy. Another such laboratory has been established with financial assistance from National Bee Board (NBB) under National Bee Keepin...

Agriculture Department Kashmir commemorates day

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JK offers huge scope for development of bee keeping as a vibrant agriculture cottage industry: Atal Dulloo SRINAGAR: Agriculture Department Kashmir today organized a series of events to commemorate “World Bee Day” across Jammu and Kashmir with a mega divisional level function held at Agriculture Complex, Lalmandi, Srinagar. The celebration commenced with a virtual message from Additional Chief Secretary, AP&FWD, Atal Dulloo appreciating the devotion and hard work of Bee Keepers, apiarists, technical experts and other stake holders for development of this vital sector. He said that the region offers huge scope for development of bee keeping as a vibrant agriculture cottage industry and means of additional income for the financial security of farming community. Speaking during the techni...

SKUAST-Kashmir inaugurated Honey, Bee Hive Testing Lab at KVK Pulwama

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Srinagar: On the occasion of World Bee Day, Narinder Singh Tomar,Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India inaugurated a Honey Testing Laboratory constructed at a cost of Rs.1.3 crore at KrishiVigyan Kendra Malangpora, Awantipora Pulwama, through virtual mode. On the occasion Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-K Prof. Nazir Ahmad Ganai, Inspector General, BSF Raja Babu Singh, Director Planning SKUAST-K, Dr. Haroon R. Naik, other officers and a good number of farmers were also present. During the program, Narendra Singh Tomar, interact with beekeeping farmers and assured all possible help to them. High lighting the world bee day, the experts elaborated the importance of Beekeeping and its benefits. They said that more and more people should come forward to adopt this profession s...

A Comprehensive Guide on What is Investment

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What is investment? Investing is the process of purchasing assets that increase in value over time and produce income or capital gains as a result. More broadly, investment can refer to devoting time or money to improving one’s own or other people’s living circumstances. How to invest money? Buying stocks or other investments at a low price and selling them at a higher price is known as appreciation. The investment’s worth increases with time. You can also make money by holding on to profitable investments. When you invest in stocks that pay dividends, this can happen. Consider the various investment options available to you as tools to help you achieve your financial goals. From bank products to stocks and bonds, each broad investment category has its own set of features, risk concerns, a...

SKUAST experts along with  KVK Shopian, Horticulture deptt hold awareness about containing Apple blotch leaf miner

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Shopian: A team of scientists of the Division of Entomology Faculty of Horticulture participated in mass awareness camp in collaboration with KVK Shopian at Zainapora near SDM office organized by Department of Horticulture GoJK to sensitize the orchardists about the problem of Apple blotch leafminer and its containment strategies. The experts urged the orchardists to strictly adhere to the adhoc advisory given by SKUAST K as it has been observed that the majority of orchardists have not sprayed insecticides mentioned in the adhoc advisory against this insect pest. The experts and officials of the Department of Horticulture stressed that any laxity at this point could have disastrous consequences on the fruit industry. The experts highlighted the role of collective approach in managing this...

DC inaugurates Model Career Centre at Pulwama

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14 Vehicles distributed among beneficiaries under MUMKIN scheme PULWAMA: A Model Career Centre (MCC), set up by the Government to help unemployed persons to connect with potential employers was today inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary in presence of Director Employment Jammu & Kashmir, Nisar Ahmad Wani. The MCC has been formed as part of the innovative initiative of Prime Minister to connect job aspirants to employment opportunities. The National Employment Service was transformed into the National Career Service. Speaking at the event, the DC said that the main purpose of the establishment of the MCCs is to counsel and guide the workforce into more productive and meaningful economic activities, to pursue meaningful careers and connect the yout...

Exposure visit of trainees to MLRI SKUAST-K

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Srinagar: Directorate of Extension organized an exposure visit of 100 trainees from different districts of Kashmir valley under training leading to Diploma in Agriculture Extension Services for input dealers (DAESI) to MLRI Mansbal, SKUAST-K on Thursday The Vice-Chancellor Prof.NazeerAhmad Ganai and Director Extension Prof Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi flagged off the participants of DAESI for an exposure visit. The programme was organized by Directorate of Extension and participants were given exposure and demonstrations regarding vermi compost unit, Dairy unit, Milk Processing unit, silage making etc. and other farm practices at MLRI Mansbal. The programme is being conducted by Directorate of Extension in collaboration with MANAGE Hyderabad. Vice-Chancellor Prof Nazeer Ahmad Ganai apprised that...

Skill Development Dept kick-starts Training programme for members of SHGs of UMEED at Anantnag

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ANANTNAG: In a joint initiative, the Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM), UMEED in collaboration with Department of Skill development, J&K today kick started training programme for up-skilling of members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) of UMEED. The inauguration ceremony of the training programme was held today simultaneously at ITI Seer Hamadan Anantnag where Chairperson, DDC Anantnag, Mohammad Yousuf Gorsi inaugurated the skill development programme and at ITI Ashajipora Anantnag where DDC Member Achabal, Sameena Hussain inaugurated the programme. This will be a twelve days training programme and will cover 269 SHG Members across Anantnag district in four trades, which include Sewing technology 103 candidates, Fashion Designing and technology 75, Hand Embroidery 52 and Dre...

FCS&CA-K seals 1 goldsmith, 3 bakery shops in Srinagar

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Recovers sum of Rs 12,100 from 8 erring shopkeepers SRINAGAR: The Enforcement squad of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department under the leadership of Assistant Director Enforcement, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani Tuesday sealed one Goldsmith shop at H.S.H Street and three renowned Bakery/Cafe shops for violating various norms, besides the team also recovered a penal sum of Rs. 12,100 from eight erring shopkeepers. The action against the erring was taken during market checking drive conducted in various areas of Srinagar City like­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Safa Kadal, Khona Khann, Chattabal, Qamarwari, SMHS hospital, Karan Nagar, H.S.H Street, Lal Chowk, Lal Mandi Rajbagh etc. During market checking 61 business establishments were inspected and a penal sum of Rs. 12,100 has been collecte...