Prof. J.P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-Jammu addressing during the programme Prof. J.P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-Jammu and Shri K. K. Sharma, Director Agriculture, Jammu today launched Sarveshwar Smiles Foundation which was conceived by the promoters of Sarveshwar Group, established by Sh. Suraj Prakash Gupta, Navnidhi Sharma and Pooja Gupta.
In his address, Prof. J.P. Sharma, who was chief guest on the occasion, lauded the efforts of the Smiles Foundation to uplift the farmers, youth and empowering the women towards self dependency. He said by organizing the programme in the premise of SKUAST-Jammu is a message to the farmers that foundation is a bridge to bring them closer to the programs organized by agrivarsity for educating the farmers in doubling their income. Guest of honour, Shri K. K. Sharma, Director Agriculture appreciated the consistent efforts of Sarveshwar group aiming at bringing socio-economic transformation of farmers.
On the occasion ‘Farmer App’ specially devised to connect the farmers with foundation and monthly magazine of the Foundation was also launched. These will provide valuable and most required information to the farmer community.
While elaborating the activities of the Foundation Pooja Gupta revealed that Sarveshwar Smiles Foundation will provide one stop platform for all farmers related problems and information to enhance their income and to transform from ‘Traditional Farming’ to ‘Organic Farming’ that best suits to the eco-friendly environment, to train youth in different streams that could make them ‘employment providers’ than as ‘employment seekers’ and to make women self reliant through expert advice and training in the profit earning skills that best suits to them.
The foundation has come up with the dream of bringing smiles on every face in the society. Thousands of farmers who have already connected with the foundation through ‘Farmers App’ are taken care of the required advice and training through special camps and more than 100 farmers representing their area drawn from districts Jammu and Samba were part of the inauguration ceremony and were honored by the foundation.
Mr. Rohit Gupta, Chairman ‘Sarveshwar Foods Limited’ while speaking on the occasion lauded
the role of foundation especially during Corona in reaching to the most needed segment of
society by way of distribution of essential commodities, cash relief and by organizing special
First lady, Dr. Sumati Sharma, Dr. S.K. Gupta, Director Extension, Dr. Pardeep Wali, Director
Research, Dr. Rakesh Nanda, Director Education, Dr. A.K. Mondal, Dean, Faculty of
Agriculture and Dr. M.S. Bhadwal, Dean, F.V.Sc. & A.H. were also present during the