Dr Kunkalikar Speaks on Agriculture in Goa at Goa @60

Dr Rakesh Kawale
 
04 Jan 2022
 
Don Bosco Agro-Ed Complex
 
Agriculture

Poster of Dr Kunkalikar talk on agriculture in Goa

Don Bosco College of Agriculture, Sulcorna, Principal, Dr Suresh Kunkalikar, delivered a talk on, Agriculture in Goa – Past, Present and Future at Cuncolim Educational Society’s College of Arts and Commerce, Cuncolim and College of Arts, Commerce & Science, Quepem on the occasion of Goa@60 organized by the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Goa recently.

Dr Suresh in his talk focused on the future of agriculture in Goa and spoke on khazan land, modernization of agriculture with artificial intelligence, remote sensing, use of drones and robots, biotechnology, vaccines, genetically modified crops, agro-eco tourism, urban farming, hydroponics, polyhouse cultivation, tissue culture food processing for value addition and export of agriculture produce to different countries.

The program was attended by staff and students of colleges. Many students motivated by the talk expressed interest in various projects for agripreneurship to establish small scale industries for self-sustainability with an aim of job givers and not job seekers for atmanirbhar Goa. These students will be given required training on projects, which include project formulation, analysis of project viability with financial parameters, processing, marketing etc at Don Bosco College of Agriculture in Sulcorna.


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