5th Training to Test Indigenous Hydroponic Model

A 15 days training session on Testing Indigenous Hydroponic Model concluded at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on Septermber 23, 2017.


This was the 5th training session and 45 farmers got training on Hydroponic Agriculture under the Punjab Government Project funded by Agriculture Development Bank to train the farmers on Hydroponics Technology. A total of 200 farmers from all wide Pakistan will get training under this project.


Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR was the chief guest while Dr. Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Additional Secretary (Planning) Agriculture Department, Government of the Punjab was the guest of honour at the concluding ceremony. The ceremony was also attended by deans, directors and farmers.


Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad, in his address said that intervention of hydroponic technology has leaped behind inventions in the field of agriculture. It is the best source of getting hygienic and up to mark & standard vegetables and fruits, he added. "Farmers should practice this technology at domestic levels for expertise and expands their learning to the native areas in the fields so that everybody can enjoy the fruit of viable agriculture at every level, instead of limited persons or specific class," he said.


He assured that Hydroponic Technology would increase the production as well as incomes of farmer and ultimately leads the country towards development and for the achievement of economic goals through foreign earnings.


Dr. Ghazanfar Ali Khan, while addressing thanked and congratulated the PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor for the successful launching and completion of project and for the achievement of targeted goals. He said the successful execution of this project has changed the game and expands the scope of agriculture from traditional to high level modernized agriculture."


He hoped that farmers would put in all efforts for the expansion of this technology at National levels for the development of the country.