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Event Name :
World Soil Day 2017
Event Venue :
KVK, Tindivanam, Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Oilseeds Research Station, Tindivanam,Distt. Villupuram
Contact person details :
Dr. Dr. K. Parameswari
Programme Coordinator
kvktvm@tnau.ac.in
9047042517
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To signify the importance of soil as a critical component of natural system and as a vital contributor to human well being. To educate the farmers about the advantages of testing of soil and soil health card. To emphasize the farmers for the adequate use of fertilizer base on soil health card so as to preserve the soil health
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day 2017 will be celebrated during 5th December 2017 to create awareness about preserving the soil health and importance of soil testing
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 180
Female Count:26
SC Count:16
ST Count:3
Chief Guest's Name: Th. K. Selvaraj Joint Director of Agriculture, Villupuram District
Chief Guest's Remarks:The chief guest emphasize the farmers to practice the adequate use of fertilizer base on soil health card and reduce the usage of Urea so as to preserve the soil health
Post Event Details:World Soil Day 2017 was celebrated on 05.12.2017 by giving wide publicity through paper messages and Kisan mobile advisory to farming community. In this event the importance of soil health and soil testing were imparted through technical short films, special lectures viz., Management of alkaline and saline soil, Methods of collecting soils samples and demonstration on soil sampling methods. The dissemination of video for the soil health mobile app with demo were conducted in the programme. Pamphlet on Prime Ministers writeup on Soil health day, booklet on Soil and water testing methods and soil health card were distributed to the farmers.
Image: Dr. K.Parameswari, Programme Coordinator delivering welcome address and also signify the importance of soil as a critical component of natural system
Image: Release of Pamphlet - Prime Ministers writeup on Soil health day
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