Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, December 1. The Netherlands will set up centres of excellence in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Talking on the sidelines of the AgroTech Fair 2012, Arie Veldhuizen, Counselor for Agriculture, Nature & Food Quality, Embassy of the Netherlands, said, “Under the Indo-Dutch Action Plan, they would be set up two centres of excellence in Punjab and one in Himachal Pradesh.”
He said, “The first centre in Punjab will cater to the dairy sector and focus on genetic and animal health while the other centre will act as a Post Harvest Knowledge Centre for potato farmers. In these centres, we are going to train farmers in best agriculture practices.