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Event Name :
Celebration of world Honey Bee Day
Event Venue :
KVK Faloj Dungarpur
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Faloj, Distt. Dungarpur
Contact person details :
Dr. B. L. Roat
SMS Plant Protection
Event Date :
8/19/2017 To 8/19/2017
Objective: To Create awareness about Honey Bee Keeping among farming communities
Pre Event Description :
KVK, Faloj Dungarpur celebrated world honey bee day on 19th August, 2017 to create awareness about bee keeping and its benefits. In this programme 70 farmers and farmwomen were actively participated. Dr. B.L. Roat , Scientist Plant Protection emphasized that honey bees have to be saved because it is useful in pollination of crops that indirectly increase the income of the farmers by way of increasing crop yield. Dr. Sumitra Meena , Scientist (Home Science) interacted with farmers and said that honey beekeeping is an important enterprise for additional income. She also told about nutritive value and health benefits of honey. Dr. M.L. Choudhary emphasized that mustard, sunflower, marigold, and other flower plants cultivated areas are most favorable for beekeeping. At the end of the programme all the participants, KVK staff and B.Sc. (Agri) RAWE students were taken oath on New India Movement (2017-2022) "Sankalp se Sddhi".
Target Group: Farmer