Ludhiana: An 8-member delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture, Nepal today visited Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) campus here for consultation on agricultural administration with the officials of the varsity.
The visit was scheduled as a part of the policy reform process to accelerate agricultural growth and enhance food security in Nepal.
Talking to senior officials of the university, Yubak Dhoj, Director General, Department of Agriculture, Goverment of Nepal, congratulated the efforts of PAU towards the extensive agricultural mechanisation in the state.
The delegates were visibly overwhelmed with the vast outreach and extension programmes conducted by the university and queried on the extension mechanism and reasons for its success in the state, a PAU spokesman said.
Bee keeping and mushroom cultivation were the other areas of interest, he added.