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North & Middle Andaman

Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
Dharmapur,N & M Andaman,Andaman & Nicobar Islands
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nimbudera, Mayabunder Tehsil,North and Middle Andman District(Andman & Nicobar)
Contact person details :
Senior Scientist & Head
9476024288 03192276034
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To create mass awareness about the importance of maintaining soil fertility and thereby providing healthy environment.
Pre Event Description :
ICAR-KVK (CIARI), Nimbudera celebrated World Soil Day on 5th Dec 2017 at Dharmapur, Sansad Adarse Gram Shivpuram Panchayat, N & M Andaman. During the programme exhibitions from KVK and line departments was arranged to showcase the activities related to soil health management. The programme was inaugurated in the gracious presence of Smt. Kalpana Bain, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, N&M Andaman, Dr. A. Kundu, Director, CIARI, Port Blair, Shri Lorentus Bara, Pradhan, Shivapuram, Dr. S.K. Zamir Ahmed, Principal Scientist & Head, Social Science Division, CIARI, PRI members and others. At the outset Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Sr. Scientist and Head, KVK welcomed the Chief Guest, guests and participants and highlighted the details of programme and explained about the significance of World Soil Day. Smt Kalpana Bain in her inaugural speech highlighted the importance of soil health maintenance for sustainable agriculture and requested the farmers to minimize the use of pesticides and inorganic fertilizers
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Celebration of WSD with chief guest,Adhaysha, N & M Andaman.
Image: Farmers,farm women and PRI members on the occasion of World soil day