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PAU invites applications for farmer awards

The Directorate of Extension Education of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has invited applications from Punjab farmers for the “Innovative Farmer Awards 2013,” to be bestowed during PAU Kisan Mela,scheduled to be held in September 2013 on the main campus.

The Directorate of Extension Education of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has invited applications from Punjab farmers for the “Innovative Farmer Awards 2013,” to be bestowed during PAU Kisan Mela,scheduled to be held in September 2013 on the main campus. Giving details,Dr M S Gill,Director of Extension Education,informed that the S Dalip Singh Dhaliwal Memorial Award,carrying a cash prize of Rs 5,000 will be given to self-cultivating farmers while the Parwasi Bharti Award,carrying a cash prize of Rs 8,000,will be presented to agriculturists engaged in diversified farming systems. The Sardarni Jagbir Kaur Grewal Memorial Innovative Woman Farmer Award,carrying a cash prize of Rs 3,100 will be conferred on the farm women involved in agriculture and allied enterprises in Punjab. The last date for the receipt of the applications is July 30.