Bikaner, December 2023.
With the aim of soil management in agriculture, availability of quality seeds, plant protection, better increase in crop production and making innovations in agriculture easily accessible to the farmers, Dhanuka Agritech Limited and Swami Keshavanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner signed an MOU on Saturday. .
Giving this information, Research Director Dr. Prakash Singh Shekhawat said that this MoU will give impetus to agricultural research and extension activities. On this occasion, while presiding over the program organized at the Vidya Mandap of the University, Vice Chancellor Dr. Arun Kumar said that with this MoU, the farmers will not only get information about the right medicines for plant protection but will also get information about the agricultural input outlet built outside the university by Dhanuka Agritech Limited. Arrangements will also be made to provide medicines through this medium.
Chief guest of the program, Chairman of Dhanuka Group, RG Aggarwal said that agricultural knowledge, good seeds, increasing the production capacity of soil, water conservation in farming and plant protection are the basic needs of the farmer today. The university and Dhanuka Group will work together on this.
He suggested developing model agricultural villages through combined efforts of both the institutions. He talked about providing scholarship, internship and employment opportunities to agricultural students by Dhanuka Group. Special guest of the program, Dr. Ajit Singh Tomar, President, Research and Development, Dhanuka Agritech Limited, in his address said that after this MoU, Dhanuka Group will take agricultural research and development activities to the farmers through the Agricultural Science Centers of the University.
On this occasion, Kamal Kumar, advisor of Dhanuka Group and Dr. C.P. Sachan, retired professor of Chandrashekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur also expressed their views and described this MoU as beneficial for the farmers. Director of Extension Education, Dr. Subhash Chandra, while expressing his gratitude on this occasion, said that the development of the village is linked to the progress of the agricultural sector.
If the farmer prospers, the village will also develop. On this occasion, all the dean directors, scientists and farmers of the university including the directors of various institutes of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research located in Bikaner and the director of the National Seed Spices Research Center, Ajmer participated.
On this occasion, training for agricultural distributors was also organized in which 50 participants participated. In the training, scientists were given information about scientific cultivation of citrus fruits, spice crops and wheat, gram and mustard.