Vice-Chancellor of MPUAT Udaipur Professor Narendra Singh Rathore addressed the faculty and staff of the University online in which 100 persons participated. He said that we should follow the advisory directed by the government., he advised maintaining social distance, not to build groups, to use good quality masks on exits, to wash hands regularly with soap, not to put hands on face and not to allow outsiders to enter the office in vain. . He told that during this lockdown period, all our faculty, teachers, agricultural scientists had done remarkable work in the field of farmer awareness and dissemination through online education, research work, and Krishi Vigyan Kendra.
Pro. Rathore said that during Corona Lockdown, all the students were connected through various WhatsApp groups through deans in all the faculty, in which information about taking classes through various digital online mediums is disseminated daily by each professor and through different digital mediums In the last April month, 5535 classes have been taken by the University in 519 subjects, Presents an example in itself. He told that during this period, three books were written by university teachers, 47 e-learning compendiums, and e-manuals were also prepared on various subjects from which students can study at home. During this period, two extension education booklets, 152 advisories were also released, and the weekly agricultural bulletin was given to more than 1 lakh farmers of 6 districts under the Rural Farmers Weather Service and 2544 farmers have also connected with Arogya Setu and 483 farmers with Rath app. The Community Science and Fisheries College has also released illustrated advisory for farmers to protect them from cavity epidemics. The Vice-Chancellor said that during this time 216 research trials of Rabi season had been completed under various projects in which wheat, barley, gram, mustard, algebraic spices, medicinal plants, horticultural crops, and mushrooms are the main ones and presently summer peanuts, mungs, maize Research is going on on vegetables, fruits. During this time, work is also being done to produce quality seeds of various crops in 245 hectares. During the last month lockdown, the university faculty also participated in more than seven online workshops, and webinars and a 5-day faculty workshop were also organized. 452 advisory has also been issued for the protection of Corona and agricultural works through Krishi Vigyan Kendras. During this time, the Vice-Chancellor and scientists gave many radio and Doordarshan talks and also solved the problem of hundreds of farmers through telephone. During this period, Krishi Vigyan Kendras also collected revenue of 4 lakhs from the sale of fruit and vegetable plants and vermicompost, etc.
The Vice-Chancellor advised all the faculty to adopt adaptability in the broadest form of the English language character AEIOU, to increase its efficiency, to be inclusive and timely, and to adopt universality in Today's time. He expected all staff members to adopt integrated and right thinking and practice in Today's time.