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Event Name :
World Soil Day 2018
Event Venue :
Tpep Pale Hall, Jowai, West Jaintia Hills
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Jaintia Hills,Rymphum,Jowai-793150, Distt. West Jaintia Hills
Contact person details :
Shri M J Syngkon, Senior Scientist & Head
Senior Scientist & Head
kvkjaintiahills@gmail.com
9436100293 03652223343
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: The event aims to raise awareness of the importance of soil quality for human well-being, food security and ecosystems
Pre Event Description :
Celebration of World Soil Day 2018 which was held at Tpe Pale Hall, Jowai. The event aims to raise awareness of the importance of soil quality for human well-being, food security and ecosystems. Speech delivered by Guest of honors, he encourages the farmers and also everyone to maintain and conserve the soil just as the way we maintain our health. This district gets its source of income from coal mining but what sadder is it has causes population of the soil. Therefore it is required to mire in a safe method to maintain soil health. Chief Guest, he said that maintaining of soil health can be done by crop rotation, mixed cropping with pulses. Burning of forest has a very bad effect because the top soil will lose its nutrients. Soil is very valuable, because it is a medium for all trees and crops. Which provide us with the air we breathe. Soil Health Card is important to know the type of crops to be grown in that particular soil.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Celebration of World Soil Day 2018 and the theme was Be the Solution to Soil Pollution held at Tpep Pale Hall, Jowai, West Jaintia Hills
Image: Celebration of World Soil Day 2018 and the theme was Be the Solution to Soil Pollution held at Tpep Pale Hall, Jowai, West Jaintia Hills
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