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Event Name :
World Soil DAy 2018
Event Venue :
KVK Conference Hall, Thoothukudi
KVK address :
ICAR - KVK Thoothukudi, Mudivaithanendal Post, Vagaikulam, Thoothukudi Dist, Tamilnadu
Contact person details :
Dr. V. Srininvasan
Programme Coordinator i/c
9942978486 04612269306
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To create awareness to farmers about Soil health and Soil testing
Pre Event Description :
• The function was presided over by Smt. Tamil Malar, Joint Director of Agriculture. In her presidential address she highlighted about the importance of having soil health card to minimize the chemical fertilizer usage. She along with Chief dignitaries, distributed Soil health cards to the farmers attended the function. Dr. Prema, Regional Joint Director, Animal Husbandry department highlighted the various schemes offered to the farmers through the Animal husbandry department. She emphasized the importance of livestock in improving the soil health. Dr. Hemalatha, Associate Professor Agronomy, briefed about the various measures to improve the soil fertility. An exhibition was arranged and various organic inputs were displayed for the benefit of farmers. In continuation of this ICAR Krishi Vigyan Kendra and Department of Agriculture, Thoothukudi jointly organized the World Soil Day at Kendra premises. In the programme, 125 farmers from all 12 blocks of Thoothukudi district attended
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Presidential address by Mrs. Tamil Malar, Joint Director of Agriculture, Thoothukudi
Image: Technology Exhibition visit by Chief Guest