Panaji, May 10, 2016….. Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar highlighting the importance of Agriculture said that involvement of educated youth in Agriculture sector with innovative ideas and modern techniques will boost the agriculture sector in the State. Agriculture will flourish as industry, if educated youth takes keen interest in this sector, he added.
Shri Parsekar was speaking after inaugurating community College of Ramanata Crisna Pai Raikar School of Agriculture in the city today.
Speaking further Shri Parsekar said that the thought of people of taking agriculture activities as secondary is now changing. People he said has to come forward with better vision and ideas towards agriculture.
Shri Parsekar complimented Ramnata Crisna Pai Raikar Education Society for taking the initiative of starting the community college, the first of its kind in agriculture in the state and hoped that the institution will provide the right impetus and direction to our youth.
Speaking on the occasion Panchayat Minister Shri Rajendra Arlekar said that awareness about farming activity is necessary for skill development which will in turn increase agriculture productivity and eventually the yield.
Dr. Satish Shetye, Vice Chancellor of Goa University, Shri Ulhas Pai Kakode, Director, Agriculture were present on the occasion.
Shri Manguirish Pai Raikar welcome the guests and Shri Vinay Kumar Raikar proposed vote of thanks.