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Event Name :
World Honey Bee Day
Event Venue :
KVK ,Kapurthala
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,J.J. Farm, Near New Grain Market,Sultanpur Road, PO. Sheikhupur,Distt. Kapurthala
Contact person details :
Dr. Gurmeet Singh
Asstt. Prof. Plant Protection
9814825584 01822233056
Event Date :
8/19/2017 To 8/19/2017
Objective: To create awareness about Beekeeping and uses of its products
Pre Event Description :
Under the aegis of Punjab Agricultural University, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kapurthala celebrated the World Honey Bee Day in which 178 farmers and farm women participated. Dr. Guljar Singh, Sr. Plant Breeder was the chief guest of the programme. In his message, he said that honey and honey bee products are precious as far as the health of human beings is concerned. Farmers and farm women should adopt this occupation to increase their farm income. He told that honey bees also play an important role in the process of pollination and hence help to increase the productivity. Dr. Manpreet Kaur, Horticulture Development Officer, Deptt. Of Horticulture, Punjab was the guest of honour. She told farmers about the welfare schemes being run by the department and informed that 40% subsidy is given to the farmer at the purchase of honey bee boxes under NHM project.
Target Group: Unemployed Youth
Image: World Honey Bee Day