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Lower Dibang Valley

Event Name :
World Soil Day 2017
Event Venue :
Community Hall, Horupahar Village, Lower Dibang Valley District
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Balek, P. O. Roing
Contact person details :
Dr. T. J. Ramesha
Senior Scientist & Head
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: Creating awareness among the farming communities about the importance of soil and its need for conservation for food production and livelihood.
Pre Event Description :
During the Wold Soil Day celebration 2017, Mr.Rajan Mickrow, Anchal Samithi Member welcomed the participants and encouraged to adopt scientific farming practices for sustainable production and economic returns. Mr.Jatan Pulu,Organic Farmer,Yibuk village shared his practical experiences on organic farming and urged farmers to initiate the production of organic inputs(vermicompost) through recycling of farm wastes . Dr. T.J.Ramesha,SS&Head highlighted about the importance of soil and its ill effects in agriculture. Mr.Jyotish,Senior Field Officer, Spices Board highlighted about departmental schemes and programmes and appealed farmers to come forward and avail the assistance. Smti.Minorti,Horticulture Development Officer also participated. A video was showed on soil health card mobile application and vermicompost Production Technology. Soil health cards were also distributed to the participant farmers.A total of 56 farm women/farmers / Rural youths/PRI Members participated.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Mr.Jatan Pulu,Organic Farmer sharing his experiences on Organic Farming during world Soil day 2017
Image: Distribution of Soil Health Card to farmers during world soil day celebration 2017.