Sarpanchs of Kishtwar on Capacity Building Tour in Delhi

December 4, 2017 Photo(s): By APRO (Army)

Twenty-two Sarpanchs of Kishwar district of Jammu & Kashmir visited Delhi as part of a Capacity Building Tour organised by the Army. During their two days' visit to Delhi, the Sarpanchs visited the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, PUSA where they were introduced to the latest developments in the field of agriculture. They were also introduced to techniques of polyfarming and Bio gas plants implementation by Dr Nafees Ahmed, officiating Head, CATAT, IARI.

These 22 Sarpanchs who are farmers by profession and are mostly senior citizens, were also provided an opportunity to get insight into the rich heritage of the country through visits to India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House, Jamia Masjid and Red Fort.