With the help of the central government J&K administration is focusing on agriculture and allied sectors.
There is special focus on food production so that it becomes a sustainable business.
Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir said that technology will be enabler in attaining sustainability in food production.
He said J&K is going to be 2nd to none in adopting advanced technology and practices in Agriculture.
He remarked that our Research Institutions including that of Agricultural Universities should be ready to embrace future technological innovations and modern practices.
He was speaking in the inaugural session of the 3-Day SAPI Annual Conference & Symposium held on the theme ‘Technology driven physiological capacity building in livestock for food security and sustainability (SAPICON-2023)’ at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST).
He applauded the organizers of the conference for conducting it on such a significant theme. He said that such conferences are necessary for building capacities of students, faculty as well as scientists to ensure their readiness for future challenges. He sensitized the participants of the conference that if they are not ready to accept the challenge of investing in technology somebody else is going to do so and leave them behind.