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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
TRDS, Torpa, Khunti, Jharkhand
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khunti at Diyankel, P.O.- Torpa, Distt.- Khunti
Contact person details :
Dr. S.P. Singh
Sr. Sci. cum Head, KVK, Khunti
9416355596 06512261154
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To aware farmers of causes of soil health deterioration and measures of its control to increase the productivity
Pre Event Description :
“World Soil Day” was organized by ICAR-IINRG, KVK, Khunti on Dec 5, 2017 at Torpa. The chief guest Hon’ble MP, Khunti Sri Kariya Munda in his inaugural address told that we the people of India are not using the soli properly, due to which the soil health is deteriorating day by day. He suggested farmers to use balanced fertilizers and to increase use of organic manures, Bio fertilizer etc. to increase the soil health and productivity. The guest of honor Sri Poulush Surin, MLA Torpa, Khunti told that farmers may get more income from Agriculture, if they adopt the scientific technologies developed. He also advised the farmers to get more benefit from the different Schemes of the government to improve their livelihood. Dr. K.K. Sharma, Director, ICAR-IINRG, Namkum, Ranchi and Dr. Nirmal Kumar, Head, TOT described the importance of soil testing, Soil Health Card and use of balance fertilizers. They told that the nutritional value for the food we eat is directly related to the health of
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Hon'able MP, Khunti and MLA, Torpa Siting on Dias Along with Officials
Image: Hon'able MP, Khunti Sri Karia Munda addressing the farmers/participants