The museum will have 8 different galleries, to preserve the heritage of agriculture from Moen jo Daro to the present day
Sindh Agriculture University has started working on the First Agriculture Museum at Tandojam, which will house 8 different galleries, to preserve the heritage of agriculture from Moen jo Daro to the present day.
The 113 domes and 226 pillars of the corridor adjacent to the museum will be decorated with historical pictures and an agricultural timeline of the history of five thousand years of Sindh.
Dr. Mehmood Ul Hassan Mughal, consultant for Media and Heritage gave a briefing to Vice Chancellor Dr. Fateh Marri on Friday and told that the museum will be established in the historic building of the central library of the university.
He said that 8 different galleries will be set up in the Museum, including historical agricultural implements, hand-made tools, irrigation systems, crop, seeds, and models of different animal species, old crop patterns, old storage systems, and soil samples of Sindh.
“There will also be models of agricultural development from “Moen jo Daro” to modern times, along with animal transport and loading carts, bullock carts, thread, ropes, textile tools, and the use of agricultural products in food” he added.
Dr. Mughal said that it was also decided to beautify the corridor with 113 domes and 226 pillars from the crop production faculty to the museum with historical agricultural references and historical photos of five thousand years of evolution of Sindh and agricultural timeline.
Dr. Fateh Marri said that this museum will not only preserve history but also provide an environment for students of agriculture and history to learn and understand the agricultural heritage and evolution of Sindh, while the biographies of the personalities who have rendered unforgettable services in agriculture and their books will also be preserved.
Vice-Chancellor directed the Museum Committee to keep the historical innovations in the museum as well as preserve them digitally so that the entire agricultural history of Sindh in the world can be understood and evaluated through this museum.
Committee members Dean Dr. Inayatullah Rajpar, Dr. Aijaz Ahmed Soomro, Dr. Bachal Bhutto, Registrar Ghulam Mohiyuddin Qureshi, Dr. Imran Khatri, Dr. Ahmed Ali Tagar, Gul Sher Lochi, Nusrat Hussain Chandio, Muhammad Ahsan Channa and others also presented their suggestions. (PR)