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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
Village Barethi
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Chinyalisaur,Distt. Uttarkashi
Contact person details :
Dr V.K. Sachan
Principal Scientist & Head
9411521771 01371237198
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To mobilize and sensitize the farmers regarding soil health, soil testing and importance of soil heath cards in farming activities.
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day was organized at village Barethi by KVK Uttarkashi on 5 Dec. 2017. Member and chairman nominee, Nagar Palika Shri Pratap Singh Mehra was the chief guest. More than 200 Farmers and 6 extension personnel and officials were present. Dr V K Sachan, Principal Scientist & Head discussed about importance of soil sampling & soil health cards, organic farming, production of FYM and Vermi-compost preparation. Mr G S Chaudhary, AGM, NABARD told about various schemes of NABARD for farmers. Dr Pankaj Nautiyal, SMS Horticulture discussed about status of the soil in the farmers’ field in Uttarkashi district according to the soil test report. He urged farmers to come forward for soil testing of their fields. Dr Gaurav Papnai, SMS Agril. Ext. motivated farmers for planning of market for getting better profit. Ms Manisha, SMS Home Sc. discussed about value addition in Mandua, Madira, fruits and vegetables. Total 110 Soil health cards were distributed to the farmers.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Farmers with soil health cards
Image: Hoarding of World Soil Day at Main Gate of KVK Uttarkashi