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Event Name :
World Soil Day cum Rabi Kisan Sammelan
Event Venue :
KVK-Ri-Bhoi, ICAR, Umiam
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Umroi Road, Umiam, Distt. Ri-Bhoi
Contact person details :
Dr. Popiha Bordoloi
SMS Soil Science
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To create awareness and enhance knowledge on soil health, benefits of soil health cards, water resource management and crop selection and management for rabi crops for higher income
Pre Event Description :
KVK- Ri-Bhoi organized World Soil Day cum Rabi Kisan Sammelan. The Chief Guest of the programme was Hon’ble MLA, East Khasi Hills Shillong, LAC, Meghalaya, Dr. M Ampareen Lyngdoh. The Dignitaries presence in the programme were Dr. N Prakash, Director, ICAR(RC) for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya; Dr. B.C. Deka, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Umiam; Dr. A. K. Jha, Principal Scientist and Head of Horticulture Division and Nodal Officer KVK’s ICAR, Dr. Mokidul Islam, Head KVK Ri-Bhoi and all the HODs’ & staff, ICAR Umiam and KVK Ri-Bhoi. Farmers training on soil health management, film show, farmers-scientist interactions etc were also organized. About 100 numbers of Soil Health Cards and agri- Inputs like Tube Rose Var. Arka Prajwal, waste Decomposer and Biofertilizers PSB were distributed to the farmers.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Speech by Dr. M. Ampareen Lyngdoh ,MLA, East Shillong, LAC, Meghalaya
Image: Soil Health Card Distribution by the Dignitaries’