Governor invites HESCO to assist in setting up technology demonstration park

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today invited founder Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organisation (HESCO) Anil P Joshi to assist in establishing a technology demonstration park in the Jammu division.

Joshi, a Padma Shri awardee, called on the governor at the Raj Bhavan here, an official spokesman said.

They discussed the importance of technology in development of rural areas, to enable higher productivity and raising income, he said.

The governor lauded Joshi's endeavours to increase earnings of farmers through various technological innovations in Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh through the 'TIME-LEARN' programme, the spokesman said.

The programme is a joint initiative of the Science for Equity, Empowerment and Development (SEED); Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi; HESCO, Dehradun; and the Wild Life Institute of India, Dehradun, for addressing environmental issues, he said.

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