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Annual Review and Action Plan Workshop of NICRA-KVKs of ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur held on July 05, 2017

Annual review and action plan workshop of KVKs involved in the Technology Demonstration Component of NICRA was held ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur on 5th July 2017. The workshop was chaired by Dr S.K.Singh, Director-ICAR-ATARI, Jodhpur. Dr PP Rohilla, the nodal officer-NICRA in his welcome address spoke about the resilient technologies identified by various KVKs in the zone and the extent of spread of these technologies in the NICRA and also the adjoining villages. Dr S.K.Singh stressed the need for focusing the interventions on climatic vulnerability experienced by the NICRA villages and called for intensive data collection with respect to the resilient practices. He stressed the necessity of focusing the interventions based on the bio physical environment and the resources of the place and called for targeted approach for minimising the impact of variable climates on crops. He emphasised the need for the spread of technologies in the NICRA and adjoining villages. Dr JVNS Prasad spoke about the technology demonstration component of NICRA, the significant achievements so far and the aspects to be focused in the next three years. He further spoke about spoke about the approach for scaling up of the proven resilient practices in the NICRA villages which is to be adopted in the next phase of NICRA.
The meeting was attended by KVKs involved in the NICRA programme in the states of Rajasthan and Haryana and also the subject matter specialists of these KVKs. During the day KVKs presented the consolidated achievements of the NICRA programme in the last 6 years and the action plan for the next year 2017-18.
Dr M S Meena, Principal Scientist, ATARI proposed formal vote of thanks.




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