Valedictory Function Marks Successful Conclusion of STRY Trainings at KVK Bandipora

Bandipora, March 30 : The Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bandipora-1 celebrated the successful conclusion of the three Skill Trainings for Rural Youth (STRY) program with a valedictory function held at its premises.

The event, which took place on 30th March was a culmination of intensive training sessions aimed at equipping rural youth with essential skills for personal and community development. Under the auspices of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), KVK Bandipora-1 has been at the forefront of promoting rural empowerment through various capacity-building initiatives. The valedictory function witnessed the distribution of certificates among the enthusiastic participants who completed the rigorous training regimen. These certificates serve as a testament to their dedication and commitment to enhancing their skills and contributing to the socio-economic fabric of the region. Dr. Tariq Sultan, Programme Coordinator at KVK Bandipora, provided valuable insights into the diverse skill trainings conducted during the program.

Addressing the attendees, he highlighted the significance of the training modules in addressing the evolving needs of rural communities and fostering entrepreneurship among the youth. The event was graced by the presence of distinguished dignitaries including the Head of KVK Gurez, Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat, the Chief Horticulture Officer Mr. Farooq Ahmad and eminent scientists of the Kendra. Their presence underscored the collaborative efforts undertaken by various institutions towards the empowerment of rural youth.

The STRY program encompassed a wide range of skill areas, including agricultural techniques, animal husbandry practices, agri-business management, and allied sectors. Participants were exposed to hands-on training sessions, interactive workshops, and field visits, ensuring a holistic learning experience.

Speaking on the occasion, District Development Commissioner Bandipora Mr. Shakeel Ul Rehman Chief Guest of the Event, expressed gratitude to all stakeholders involved in making the STRY program a resounding success.

He emphasized the pivotal role of such initiatives in empowering rural youth and driving sustainable development in the region.

The valedictory function concluded with a note of encouragement for the participants to leverage their newfound skills for personal growth and community upliftment.

KVK Bandipora reiterated its commitment to continuing such initiatives in the future, thereby fostering a culture of skill development and innovation among the rural populace.