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Event Name :
Awareness training programme on PPV and farmers Right Ac at ICAR KVK, Thoothukudi
Event Venue :
KVK Conference Hall, Vagaikulam, Thoothukudi District
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 :
3/17/2018 To 3/17/2018
Objective: The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Krishi Vigyan Kendra at Thoothukudi organized an awareness program on Protection of Plant Varieties (PPV) and Farmers Right Act 2001 at KVK meeting Hall.
Pre Event Description :
The programme was presided over by Shri.J.J. Thiyagaraj Natterjee, Member of Parliament, Thoothukudi. In his presidential address, he advised the farmers to use the latest agriculture technologies to double the farmers’ income by 2022. Mr.Velmurugan, Scientist (Horticulture) delivered the welcome address and coordinated the programme. Mr.Muthu Ezhil during his inaugural address highlighted the salient points of Farmers Right act 2001 and advised the farmers to register the traditional varieties to protect them from extinction. Soon after the inaugural session, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri. Narendra Modi’s live address through web streaming to the farmers was screened to the visitors. This event was followed by the special address on importance of Protection of Plant Varieties especially the Traditional Varieties by, Dr. Shoba, Asst Professor,Dept. of Plant Breeding and Dr.Manivannan,Asst. Professor, Dept.of Horticulture, ACRI, Killikulam.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Sri. J.J Thiyagaraj Natterjee M.P Thoothukudi and other delegates on Stage
Image: M.P and other delegates are watching the Hon’ble PM address through web streming