Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Hirehalli,Tumkur District conducted a Steering committee meeting on “Technology Demonstration Component (TDC) of National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) Project” and visit to NICRA Village D.Nagenahalli, Koratagere Taluk on 31.10.2014.
The programme started with welcome address by Dr. L.B. Naik, Principal Scientist, Section of Seed Science technology, Member of NICRA-TDC, followed by presentation by Dr. Loganandhan, N., Programme Co-ordinator, KVK Hirehalli about work done till date in TDC - National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) under the guidance of Dr.Sreenath Dixit, Director & Dr.Srinivas Reddy,Principal Scientist, Zonal Project Directorate, Zone VIII Bengaluru.
Dr. Sreenivas Reddy, Principal Scientist, ZPD, Zone VIII,Bengaluru, lauded the accomplishments of KVK in transferring the need based technologies to NICRA Village D.Naganehalli,Koratagere, Tumkur District very effectively and the support extended by the host institute for overall development of the D.Nagenahalli, Model Village in NICRA. The participants included Dr. Rayudu, Principal Scientist, ZPD, Zone VIII,Bengaluru, Dr. T. VasanthKumara Principal Scientist, Section of Medicinal & Aromatic, IIHR, Bangalore who shared their valuable suggestions.
During the meeting, the officials from the different line departments, NGOs, offered their valuable suggestions for effective implementations of various programmes in the ensuing season. A total of 18 official, non official, special invitees and Mr.Prasanth, Mr.Hanumanthegowda, Mr.Somashaker Subject Matter Specialists participated in the meeting. The meeting and visit was co-ordinated by Nodal officer Mr.Ramesh P.R, SMS (Soil Science). The event was anchored by Mr.Jagadish,K.N.,SMS (Agril. Extension), KVK, Hirehalli.