Workshop on “On Farm Mulberry Cultivation Practices” concludes at JU Poonch Campus


Workshop on “On Farm Mulberry Cultivation Practices” concludes at JU Poonch Campus

POONCH, NOVEMBER 24: The two day Workshop on “On Farm Mulberry Cultivation Practices” concluded at Poonch Campus.

Prof. Dipankar Sengupta, Director Poonch Campus, in his address, thanked the local administration for its support and cooperation in making this event a success and also congratulated all the staff and students for participating in the event.

Prof. Dipankar Sengupta thanked all the faculty members of the Department of Sericulture, organisers, Special Invitees, Chief Guests, Convener, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff and Students of Poonch Campus and students of other educational institutions.

Dr. Jyoty Angotra, Lecturer, SKCGDC, Poonch, presented a detailed speech as a feedback note on the workshop and congratulated all the staff, organisers and participants for the huge success of the workshop.

On day two, the first session started with a lecture on the Mulberry plant and its commercial utilization by Sumya Kapoor. She detailed the commercial and medicinal values of mulberry.

During the practical session Dr. Muzafar Ahmad Bhat and Sumya Kapoor, demonstrated the selection and preparation of land for mulberry cultivation.

Dr. Suraksha Chanotra, Incharge Department of Sericulture and Convener of the Workshop, conducted practical on Pruning and Training of the mulberry, its time, significance and methods.

Moreover, Dr. Chanotra explained to the students about how to identify different diseases of mulberry. She further demonstrated the preparation of the cutting and plantation system of mulberry.

In the second session of practical exercises, Dr. Rubia and Kalpna Sudan, Lecturer, Department of Sericulture, explained the precautions and management strategies related to mulberry cultivation.

Shazad Ahmed Khan (Senior Leader) also graced the function and appreciated the director of Poonch Campus. He hailed the efforts of faculty for organising the workshop.

Dr Rubia Bukhari Campus Officer on behalf of Poonch Campus, thanked all the participants, faculty members, local administration and the media for their support and cooperation in making this event a successful one.

The Workshop concluded with the formal Valedictory session, during which Dr. Suraksha Chanotra presented a brief summary of the two days workshop. She briefed all the exercises and practical’s to the participants.

Formal vote of thanks was presented by Sumya Kapoor.