3rd Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting to review the progress 2016-17 and action plan 2017-18 of Shri Marutrao Ghule Patil Shikshan Sanstha’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dahigaon ne Ahmednagar was held on 05.10.2017 at Guest house of Sri Dyaneshwar Sugar Cooperative Factory Ltd at Dyaneshwarnagr Bhende
in the Chairmanship of Ex MLA and Patron of Dyaneshwar Udyog Samuh Sri Narendra Ghule Patil. In which progress report of KVK and action taken report was being presented in detail before Honble member of SAC by Senior Scientist and Head KVK Dahigaon Dr. Shyam Sundar Kaushik. Action plan for the next season was also discussed for kind approval and suggestions of the members. During the meeting KVK published a booklet entitled “Int egrated Chickpea pea Technological Management” , “Sustanable Sugarcane Production Technology, “Backyard Poultry Production” and a Sugarcane calendar in local language and simple words of Marathi. Krishi Vigyan Kendra also told about the Information Communication Technological development of KVK i.e. Mobile app on Sugarcane i.e. oostantrakvkd, which is available on line on free of cost for researcher, extension officers, students and for farmers. The meeting was attended by Dr. Lakhan Singh, Director, Agriculture Technology Application and Research Institute, Zone VIII, ICAR, Pune, Dr. Sharad Gadakh, Director Research, M.P.K.V. Rahuri, Ahmednagar Dr. M.B.Dhonde Head of Deptt Agronomy, and Dr. K.P. Deolankar, Manager ATIC, M.P.K.V. Rahuri, Ahmednagar, district officials such as Mr. Bhausaheb Barathe, Project Director ATMA, Ahmednagar Mr. V.N. Nalge Deputy Director Deptt. Of Agriculture,Dr. Sambhaji Nalkar Head KVK Bawleshwar, Mr. Sukase K.A., Head KVK Aurangabad, Dr, M.S.Nain, Principal Scientist, Dr. Rashmi Singh Principal Scientist, Dr. J.R. Mishra Principal Scientist Agri. Extension Div. I.A.R.I. Pusa, New Delhi, Mr. Kasaheb Shinde, General Manager Gyneshshwar Sugar Cooperative Factory Ltd Bhende, farmers representatives and staff of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dahigaon. During the meeting a field visit was organized to have the look at the activities of KVK ex. Poultry, Goatery, shade net house, on farm testing, front line demonstration by other dignitaries and farmers of 7 taluka of KVK’s jurisdiction. Mr. Badadhe Agriculture Extension Scientist hosted the programme.