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Event Name :
World Soil Day - 2017
Event Venue :
Auditorium, UAS, Dharwad
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Saidapur Farm,Distt. Dharwad
Contact person details :
Dr. VijayKumar C.
Scientist (Soil Science)
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To create awareness about the soil health and importance of soil testing among farming community
Pre Event Description :
UAS, Dharwad, ICAR-KVK, Dharwad and Department of Agriculture jointly organized World Soil Health Day 2017. Dr. D. P. Biradar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, UAS, Dharwad and the president of the function inaugurated the programme. Soil Health Cards were distributed to the farmers by the chief guests. The folders on importance of soil testing and irrigation water quality in agriculture were inaugurated by the dignitaries. Dr. Prakash Bhatt, Head, People First, NGO, Dharwad delivered a lecture on soil conservation and soil fertility management. The video message of Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Mann Ki Baat programme was displayed to the farmers. Shri Basavaraj Kundagol, President, Krishika Samaja, Dr. L. Manjunath, ADE, UAS, Dharwad and Dr. Shubha S., Head, KVK, Dharwad were present on the occasion. Shri T. S. Rudreshappa, JDA, Dharwad briefed about the new schemes of Agriculture Department and proposed vote of thanks. More than 650 farmers/ farm women participated in the programme.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Inauguration by Dr. D. P. Biradar, Vice Chancellor, UAS, Dharwad and Guest lecture by Dr. Prakash Bhat, Head, People First, NGO, Dharwad
Image: Soil Health Cards distribution, release of leaflets, displayed video message of Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Mann Ki Baat and farmers participation