Ludhiana, September 3
A webinar commemorating National Nutrition Month was organised by the Skill Development Centre of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) for members of the PAU Kisan Club, including the women’s wing, today. As many as 207 farmers and farm women attended the webinar. It was held under the guidance of Dr JS Mahal, Director of Extension Education, PAU.
Dr TS Riar, associate director (Skill Development), welcomed the farmers and the farm women and discussed activities of the club.
Dr Buta Singh Dhillon, an expert from the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, shed light on the successful management of rice at fruiting stage.
Dr JS Brar, an expert in fruit science, dwelt on nutritional importance and establishment of fruit nutritional garden. Dr Sailesh Jindal, an expert in vegetable science, explained the establishment of vegetable nutrition garden. Dr Kiran Grover, a food and nutrition expert, delivered a talk on the nutritional importance of fruit and vegetables. — TNS