7th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of ICAR KVK(IIHR),Hirehalli,Tumakuru
The 7th SAC committee meeting of KVK Hirehalli was held under the Chairmanship of Dr. M.R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru on 28th March, 2017. Dr. C. K. Narayana, Chairman, RPME, Dr. Venkattakumar R., Head, Division of Social Science, IIHR, Bengaluru, Dr. Rayudu, Principal Scientist, ATARI, Zone VIII, Bengaluru, Dr. K. Jagadeeshwara, Director of Extension, Dr. T. Seshadri, ADR,Professor of Agronomy, UAS,Bengaluru, Dr. S. Patel, Head IISW,Bellary, Dr. B.P.Bhaskar, Principal Scientist, NBSS&LUP,Bengaluru, Dr. Karanakaran Incharge Head, CHES, Hirehalli, Dr. Jahir Basha, Asst. Professor, ARS, Pavagada were also present. About 25 officials from different departments like Lead Bank, NABARD, Dept. of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sericulture, Women and Child Welfare, Fishery, DD Representative, FM Radio Siddhartha, and Project Director of AWARE,ORDER,AVISHKAR,MOTHER, SKRDP NGOs, Hallisiri SHG members from Tumakuru district also attended the meeting. New selected farmer representative for SAC Meeting for three years viz., Sri Kempaiah, Tumakuru Sri Hanumantharayappa, Pavagada, Smt Manjamma, Koratagere, Smt. Shashikala Ranganath, Tumakuru,District. There were 20 farmer members who attended the meeting. Shri Veerarangaiah, a farmer from M.T. Palaya, Tumakuru Taluk was felicitated for his achievements in Integrated Farming system and adoption of innovative technologies. Director also, released a Newsletter for the quarter October – December 2016 of KVK Hirehalli during the occasion. Dr. Loganandhan, N., Head KVK, Hirehalli, presented the action taken report and last one year achievements and also all Subject Matter Specialists individual presentation on mandated activities of KVK. Director and other members gave many valuable suggestions during SAC programme at KVK. Progressive farmers offered their valuable suggestions for effective implementations of various programmes in the coming ensuing season. On the occasion, exhibitions depicting different technological products of KVK were displayed. A total of 45 official and non-official members, special invitees and progressive farmers, all KVK Staff participated in the meeting.
During the programme Dr. B.H.Gowda SMS Plant Protection Hirehalli welcomed the dignitaries and Sri Jagadish KN SMS Agril. Extension moderated the SAC programme and Vote of thanks.