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Event Name :
World Soil day
Event Venue :
KVK campus, Sonepur, Odisha
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Agricultural FarmPO. Bolangir RoadDistt. Sonepur
Contact person details :
Dr. Jibanjit Sen
I/c. Sr. Scientist & Head
9937191300 06654221004
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To create awareness among people regarding conservation of soil, importance of soil testing and to stop soil pollution.
Pre Event Description :
World soil day was organised by KVK sonepur at KVK campus in which Collector cum DM was the chief guest. Mrs. Usha Kumari, President, Zilla Parishad, Subarnapur,Mrs. Mitali Mahkur Block Chairman, Ullunda, Sri Purna Chandra Bishi, member, Zilla Parishad,Sonepur, Sri Susanta Ku. Panda, member, Zilla Parishad, Binka, Smt. Rohini Dang, Member, Zilla Parishad, Binka, Sri Jayanarayan Negi, member, Zilla Parishad, Sonepur were present in the programme. All line department officials participated and interacted with the farmers on importance of celebration of the day, soil testing, soil pollution, soil conservation etc. Soil health cards were distributed to the farmers and a book on "Mrutikara Swasthya Rakhya" was released. Also 10 nos of exhibition stalls by different input dealers and line department were displayed.
Target Group: General Users
Image: Dias on World Soil Day celebration
Image: Participants of World Soil Day