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Tarn Taran

Event Name :
Celebration of ‘World Soil Day’
Event Venue :
Village-Mundapind, Tarn Taran
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Booh (Harike Pattan),Tarn Taran
Contact person details :
Dr Anil Kumar
Assistant Professor (Soil Science)
Event Date :
12/4/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To celebrate world soil day
Pre Event Description :
Around 235 farmers, rural youths, school students and officials of different departments attended the programme at KVK. Different line department viz. Agriculture, ATMA also participated in the event. In inaugural address, Deputy Director, KVK, Tarn Taran welcome all the farmers, students, officials and companies for their participation in the event. Competition on importance of soil and ways to reduce the soil pollution was held among students of Senior Secondary School Mundapind on December 4, 2018 where painting, essay writing and lectures by students were delivered. Asstt. Professor (Soil Science), briefed the soil nutrient status of soils of Tarn Taran district. Dr Kumar told that this year they have issued 360 Soil Health Cards to the farmers. He appealed farmers to come forward for testing soils of their respective fields regularly and fertilizer application should be done following recommendations given in the soil health card.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Painting and essay writing competition held under world soil day
Image: Distributing Soil health cards