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Event Name :
Celebration of World Soil Day (WSD) at Car Nicobar by ICAR-KVK-Nicobar
Event Venue :
Community Hall, Arong Village.
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Auckchung,Distt. Nicobar (A&N Islands)
Contact person details :
Dr. Nagesh Ram
Senior Scientist & Head
9474225222 03193265144
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To creat awerness among farmes and school students importance of soil, Health and its manegment for sustainable agricultral .
Pre Event Description :
The World Soil Day was celebrated by ICAR-KVK- Nicobar under ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair with the Nicobari tribal farmers and students on 5th December, 2017. In the programme at Community Hall, Arong Village, a total of 160 Nicobari farmers from Arong and Kimious village, Car Nicobar participated in which Shri. Sanjay Kumar Pandey, SMS (Agro.), Dr. Zachariah George, SMS (AS), Dr. Sujatha Hegade, SVO and Smti. Rizwana Banu, AFA delivered lectures on importance of soil, its health management and celebration of WSD. The Chief Guest, Shri. Gedion Lampson, 1st Headman, Village council Arong expressed his happiness over the celebration of the World Soil Day at Arong village and lead the awareness march around the village. Shri Reginald Watchful, 1st Headman, Kimious distributed the Soil Health Card to the tribal farmers. The celebration of WSD at Govt. Secondary School, Arong was attended by a total of 40 students and teachers. The students participated in drawing, speech and quiz competitions a
Target Group: General Users
Image: Round the village march / rally for creating awareness on World Soil Day.
Image: Participants of Drawing competition.