29 September 2022 14:52:45 IST

55 VCs of agri varsities to discuss key proposals in Hyderabad

ICAR-CPCRI Regional Station, Kayamkulam

Hyderabad is hosting a national meet of Vice-Chancellors of State Agricultural, Veterinary, Horticultural and Fisheries Universities (SAUs) and five ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) from September 30 to October 2.

The conference would discuss issues like revenue generation model at agriculture universities, entrepreneurship development in agriculture, globalisation of agriculture education, and combined entrance examination for admission in agricultural universities.

It would also deliberate on natural farming and on a proposal to introduce a foundation course along with yoga and meditations at undergraduate level. Close to 55 Vice-Chancellors are expected to attend the conference will attend representatives will be attending the meeting.

The meet would discuss findings of draft on human resource requirements in agricultural sector over the next 20 years. The ICAR and Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University are jointly organising the conference, which will be held at the Kanha Shantivanam (Heartfulness Education Trust).