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Event Name :
World Soil Day 2017
Event Venue :
Tpep-pale Dorbar Hall Jowai
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Jaintia Hills,Rymphum,Jowai-793150, Distt. West Jaintia Hills
Contact person details :
Shri M J Syngkon, Senior Scientist & Head
Senior Scientist & Head
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Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To Spread messages on the importance of Soil quality for Food Security, Healthy Ecosystem and Human Well-being
Pre Event Description :
The International Year of The soil 2015 was celebrated on the 5th Dec 2016 at Community Hall, Khliehriat, East Jaintia Hills organised by KVK Jaintia hills in collaboration with District Agriculture Office (East and West Jaintia Hills), District Horticulture Office (East and West Jaintia hills) and Research Office Jaintia hills in presence of the Chief Guest Shri A.A Shullai, Chief Executive Member, JHADC, WJHD and other officers and dignitaries of the district.The meaning of the celebration is to receive the value of soil. It is the backbone of all life. It is very important for the farmers, because their work is concern with the soil. Without farmers, the whole world will not be able to work, to do anything even to celebrate. Therefore he encourages the farmers and also everyone to maintain and conserve the soil just as the way we maintain our health.The function was attended by about 178nos. of farmers and the Soil Health Cards were distributed.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Speech delivered by the Chief Guest
Image: There are 178nos of farmers and 30nos of officials from other department attended in the program.