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Event Name :
World Soil Day 2017 - 05.12.2017
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Vamban Pudukkottai
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,National Pulse Research Centre Campus,Vamban Colony,Distt. Pudukottai
Contact person details :
Dr. M.R. Latha,
Programme Coordinator
9842878311 914322290321
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To create awareness for Soil Health
Pre Event Description :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Vamban, Pudukkottai observed World Soil Day on 05.12.2017. Dr. M.R. Latha Programme Coordinator, welcomed the gathering and gave a brief note on the importance of world soil day and highlighting the theme of the year 2017 “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground”. Mr.S.Singram,DDA(GOI schemes),Pudukkottai released the Soil Health Phamplet and delivered special address and created awareness about the GOI schemes. Mr. S. Somasundaram. DDM, NABARD, Pudukkottai distributed Soil Health Cards to the FLD beneficiaries and in his presidential address spoke about the insurance, loan for farmers, FPO formation etc. Dr. S. Maragatham, Associate Professor (SS&AC), Kudumiyanmalai, gave special lecture on soil test based recommendation and DSSIFER software. 139 participants including more than fifty women farmers attended. Dr. M. Kathiravan, Asst. Professor (SS&T) proposed formal vote of thanks. Dr. N. Manivannan, Professor and Head, NPRC, Vamban were participated.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Day 2017 - 05.12.2017
Image: World Soil Day 2017 - 05.12.2017