PAU VC Interacted with PABI Incubates
     Mr DK Tiwari, Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and Financial Commissioner, Agriculture and Farmersí Welfare, Punjab, visited Skill Development Centre in the University today and interacted with the trainees acquiring trainings from the Centre. Mr Tiwari said that the young farmer of the contemporary times is more involved in finding novel ways for self-marketing of the agri-produce. He hailed the efforts of the faculty of the Centre in providing hands-on-trainings to the farmers, on various aspects of agriculture and allied enterprises, for fiscal sustainability. While interacting with the farm producers, he suggested as well as received valuable feedback from them. Dr Ashok Kumar, Director of Extension Education, while welcoming the PAU VC, said that the University was imparting specialised trainings and scientific guidance and expertise as and when needed by the farmers. Dr TS Riar, Associate Director (Skill Development) and Additional Director Communication, shared the details of Punjab Agri-business Incubator project, underway in the Centre. Under this project, monetary assistance is provided to the farmers and young entrepreneurs for establishing the start-ups, he added. About 30 trainees of Uddam and Uddan programmes of PABI made their presentations and expressed their thankfulness for the technical guidance by the PAU.