Rama Krishna Sangem
Dr Evgueni Victorovich Poliakov, an expert and consultant of World Bank and FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) visited Sri Konda Laxman Telangana Horticultural University,Mulugu in Telangana on June 21, Wednesday. This horticulture university is one of the best varsities in agriculture and horticulture fields in the country.
As per the Instructions of Dr RC Agrawal, DDDG (Education), ICAR, New Delhi, Dr Evgueni Victorovich Poliakov, paid this visit to the varsity campus, at Muluug, Siddipet District on Wednesday.
University Vice-Chancellor, Dr B.Neeraja Prabhakar, officers and faculty have welcomed Dr Poliakov. The officials have briefed out the activities conducted in education and research of the University and also interacted regarding University’s extension activities as well as World Bank-sponsored ICAR CAAST-NAHEP Project being run at the University.
Touching upon research and extension, Dr Poliakov emphasized that the effectiveness and efficiency of the technology dissemination and its reach to the farming community and stakeholders is vital and which largely determines the economic returns to any University.Dr Poliakove was impressed with the involvement of farming community and other stakeholders in the research take up at the varsity.
Hence, the ultimate goal is to develop and optimize this system. He was keen to understand the factors underpinning the adoption rate of the technology and methods to follow-up of University extension outreach activities, according to a media release from the varsity.
After the interaction with the officials of the University, he was accompanied to visit The Kondapochamma Reservoir, Siddipet and Centre of Excellence on Fruits, Mulugu . Dr.A.Bhagwan, Registrar, Dr.A.Kiran Kumar, DH, Dr.M.Rajasekhar,DPGS & Dr.Natarajan Seenivasan, COE and other officials of University have accompanied the delegate .