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Event Name :
Celebration of World Soil Day
Event Venue :
O/o Chief District Agriculture Officer, Sambalpur
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,RRTTS Campus, Chiplima,Distt. Sambalpur
Contact person details :
Ms Uma Pradhan
Programme Assistant (Seed Sc)
Event Date :
12/5/2019 To 12/5/2019
Objective: Solution to Soil pollution and to convey message about importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystem and human well being
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day is going to be celebrated with collaboration with Department of Agriculture and Farmers' welfare, govt. of Odisha, Sambalpur to celebrate the importance of soil as a critical component and natural system as a vital contribution to human well being
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 100
Female Count:0
SC Count:13
ST Count:24
Chief Guest's Name: Radheshyam Barik
Chief Guest's Remarks:He encouraged the farmers and other participants to take necessary steps for control of soil erosion, he emphasised on organic farming to maintain the soil health.
Post Event Details:100 farmers participated in the programme and celebrated the importance of soil day as to be aware of soil erosion, and to maintain the soil health for our survival as it contributes to food production. it was discussed that Bad agricultural practices which causes soil erosion and degradation are to be avoided as soon as possible and fertilisers are to be applied as per the recommendation of soil health card issued to them after soil testing. At the end, soil health cards wwere distributed to the beneficiary farmers.
Image: Talk by Senior Scientist & Head, KVK Sambalpur to farmers on World Soil Day
Image: Distribution of soil health card to farmers