Arid University launches supply of compost to university research farm

Rawalpindi:February 23: An inauguration ceremony of ‘Supply of Compost to University Research Farm (URF)’ was held on Thursday at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR). Compost is obtained from the decomposed organic material of Mehr Biogas Model which was designed by PMAS-AAUR to meet the domestic needs of biogas and electricity through biomass-bio-energy technology. Mehr Biogas Model was the initiative of Prof. Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad, former Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR to decompose the organic material of the varsity in a useful manner for obtaining energy, an ultimate source of getting compost after utilization of biogas and electricity up to six months. This high quality organic fertiliser plays a key role for organic farming been launched by varsity to its Research Farm, Koont for obtaining the desired results. PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr Sarwat N. Mirza was the chief guest at inaugural ceremony of launching the supply of compost to the URF along with Deans, Directors and a large number of faculty members and staff who witnessed the inaugural ceremony. Prof. Dr Sarwat N. Mirza hoped that the valuable varsity product will be helpful in enhancing the productivity of agriculture crops and said that the product will be launched at the commercial level afterwards for obtaining the desired objectives to meet the growing need of agriculture farmers.The news.

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