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Sanskriti University to employ ancient agrarian techniques for Agriculture Education

Nov 16, 2018 14:43 IST
    Sanskriti University to Employ ancient agrarian techniques
    Sanskriti University to Employ ancient agrarian techniques

    Mathura: Sanskriti University will employ ancient agrarian techniques that were learnt during Lord Krishna’s period to impart Agriculture Education to the students. The varsity’s move comes as part of its ‘Ecological Farming’ initiative to evolve a unique farming style that follows the direction and pattern used during the Vedic period. The Centre of Excellence on Ecological Farming (CEEF) at Sanskriti University will lead this initiative by pioneering the best farming practices in Agra and Mathura region. The centre will operate under the mentorship of the Process and Products Development Center (PPDC), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises of Agra Region. The Ecological Farming initiative at Sanskriti University has been launched from 1st November 2018.

    One of the key action points of the Ecological Farming initiative of Sanskriti University is to train, offer counsel and advice students as well as farmers across the country on sustainable farming. The Centre of Excellence on Ecological Farming (CEEF) at Sanskriti University is the first and only centre of this kind in the Mathura – Agra region.

    Ecological Farming Initiative @ Sanskriti University

    The Ecological Farming initiative of Sanskriti University is aimed at promoting sustainable farming practice in the region that not only ensures good produce for the farmers but also doesn’t have any impact on the ecological balance. The grains and fodder produced using Ecological Farming techniques will not have adverse impact on the living organism and will preserve and promote biodiversity. This initiative is also in sync with the government’s push for promotion of organic and ecological farming.

    MoU / Agreement with MSME

    As part of this initiative, the varsity has signed a bilateral agreement or MoU with MSME. The agreement was signed by MSME Director Mr Panneer Selvam and Mr Sachin Gupta, Chancellor, Sanskriti University. The MoU signing ceremony was also attended by senior leadership of the University which includes OSD Meenakshi Sharma, Vice Chancellor Dr.Rana Singh, Vice Chancellor Dr. Abhay Kumar and Executive Director PC Chhabra. The MoU will facilitate the process of theoretical as well as practical training for the students in the field of ‘Ecological Farming’ along with their regular studies.

    Training & Development

    The Ecological and Sustained Farming Initiative under the Centre of Excellence on Ecological Farming (CEEF) at Sanskriti University will help local students, external students and farmers learn the necessary skills for organic farming. In addition, the centre will also facilitate research, skill development, training programmes and workshops for the participants to promote organic farming in the region and state. The workshops and training seminars will be addressed by experienced experts from various agricultural universities and MSMEs panel of experts.

    Through Ecological Farming Initiative, the university will cater to the all-round development of students and the overall development of the society. Students of Engineering, Agriculture and allied Sciences will also benefit from the establishment of this CEEF. Certificates will be provided to those undergoing the training through the (PPDC) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises of Agra Region.

    Why Organic / Ecological and Sustained Farming?

    Sanskriti University’s Ecological Farming initiative is a move aimed at helping farmers produce quality crops and food grains that are rich in nutritional value. Under the current or the modern day agrarian practices, the soil is losing its nutritional value. The Ecological Farming processes will reinstate the nutritional cycle, where by farmers will use organic compost like dung and other natural products to add nutritional value and improve the fertility of the soil. Ecological farming will prove to be milestone in this direction. This effort will also improve the direction of deteriorating health of people andthe Earth.

    Disclaimer: The information provided in this Notification is solely by Sanskriti University., Jagranjosh.com bears no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the information. Individuals are therefore suggested to check the authenticity of the information.

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