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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
KVK Poonch
KVK address :
Kirshi Vigyan Kendra,Qazi Morah, Poonch
Contact person details :
Dr. Ajay Gupta
I/c Scientist & Head
9469170031 01965221796
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: The day has been celebrated all over the world to connect farmer with soils and raise awareness on their critical importance in our lives.
Pre Event Description :
Sh. Tariq Ahmad Zargar, District development Commissioner Poonch was the Chief Guest on the occasion. More than 150 farmers from every nook and corner of the district participated in the event. Dr. Ajay Gupta, I/c. Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Poonch welcomed the Hon’ble Chief Guest and explained the importance of celebration of ‘World Soil Day. He informed that ‘Soil Health Card’ scheme was launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi on February 19, 2015 from Suratgarh town of Rajasthan and about 10 crore soil health cards have been distributed all over India. Addressing the gathering of farmers, Sh. Tariq Ahmad Zargar, the Hon’ble chief guest of the occasion appreciated the efforts of KVK and Agriculture department for distribution of ‘Soil Health Card’ which is a field-specific detailed report of soil fertility status and other important soil parameters that affect crop productivity.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Day
Image: World Soil Day