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SKUAST-Jammu bags ICAR Award

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Governor congratulates VC SKUAST-J

NEW DELHI, MARCH 13: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Jammu was awarded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi for securing second position in PG Scholarships to its graduates under programme category Veterinary & Fisheries Science amongst the seventy-three Agricultural Universities across the country in a function organized here today.

The award was presented by Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh to Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST of Jammu Dr. Pradeep K. Sharma, during the Inaugural Session of the Annual Vice-Chancellors Conference of Agricultural Universities (AUs) and interface meeting with ICAR Institute Directors at New Delhi.

Meanwhile, Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu, has congratulated Dr. Pradeep. K. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of the  University, and his colleagues for the University securing the second position among the 73 State Farm Universities in the country consequent to its students securing 8 Veterinary & Fisheries Sciences Post Graduate Scholarships during the Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s AIEEA-PG-2017 online counselling.

Relevant to mention that the Indian Council of Agricultural Research has introduced four programme-category-based awards: (i) Agricultural Sciences (ii) Horticulture & Forestry (iii) Engineering and Technology (iv) Veterinary & Fisheries Sciences for the Agricultural Universities of the country.

Governor has wished high success to the students, who have won Scholarship, in all their future endeavours and urged the University to continue striving for achieving the highest standards of excellence in teaching and learning.


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