Rama Krishna Sangem
Sri Konda Lakshman Telangana State Horticulture University (SKLTSHU) conducted a One Day Workshop on Oil Palm as a part of 108th Birthday celebration of Sri Konda Laxman Bapuji on September 28, Thursday at Administrative Office, Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University, Mulugu (V&M), Siddipet district.
C.Partha Sarathy IAS, State Election Commissioner, Govt. of Telangana as Chief Guest to the one day work shop on Oil Palm, M Hanumanth Rao, IAS, commissioner, horticulture, Dr.E.Srinivasa Rao, State Horticulture Advisor, B.Narsimha Rao, Oil Palm Consultant and Bansilal, RDO, Siddipet have graced the Inaugural session and addressed the gathering by focusing on Scope, Potential of Oil Palm cultivation in Telangana.
Dr.B.Neeraja Prabhakar, Vice-Chancellor, of the university has offered her prudential address and stressed the need for conducting workshop on Oil Palm. The main theme for conducting workshop is to impart technical knowledge on production and management practices for sustainability of Oil Palm cultivation to farmers, and stakeholders.
A team of experts & Scientists from IIOPR, Pedavegi along with Director of IIOPR Dr. K.Suresh have delivered lecture on Oil Palm Cultivation, Research and Development.
Addressing the Farmers, Partha Sarathy, emphasized on the Best Management practices for remunerative Oil Palm Cultivation. Hanumantha Rao, in his address collaborated on the cost of Cultivation, Economic, Profit, Returns and Supporting of Department of Horticulture on Oil Palm Cultivation.
Dr. E. Srinivas, State Horticulture Advisor, Telangana State, brief about the opportunities and advantages of Oil Palm Cultivation. Dr. Vijay Khader, Professor, Ex-Dean, ANGRAU, Rajendranagar has addressed on Nutritional importance and health benefits of Oil Palm.
Narsimha RAO, Oil Palm consultant has interacted with farmers & Officials of different Departments regarding Scope & Potential of Oil Palm cultivation. Dr.A.Bhagwan, Dr.A.Kiran Kumar, Dr.M.Rajasekhar, Dr.D.Vijaya and Dr.N.Seenivasan too were present, according to a press release from the university.