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Event Name :
Celebration of World Soil Day,2017
Event Venue :
District Library, Tezpur, Assam
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Napam, Tezpur,Distt. Sonitpur
Contact person details :
Dr. Promod Chandra Deka
Professor and Head
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To make the farmers aware about the importance of Soil Health management for sustainable agriculture and distribution of Soil Health Card.
Pre Event Description :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Sonitpur celebrated the World Soil Day at District Library,Tezpur on 05/12/2017.The Head of KVK, Sonitpur, Dr. P.C.Deka welcomed the dignitaries and the farmers present on the occasion.Addressing the gathering Dr. M.K. Sarma,Professor from Directorate of Extension Education,Assam Agricultural University,Jorhat highlighted some of the major issues related to soil degradation and ameilioration of the same for restoring the soil health.Dr.Ranen Barman,Associate Dean,BNCA elaborated the scientific soil management by ancient Rishi's and Muni's of India.The District Agriculture Officer,Sonitpur Mr. K.K.Nath stressed the need of organic farming in maintaining the soil health.The Chief guest Mr. Ram Prasad Sarmah,hon'ble MP of Tezpur Loksabha constituency suggested few indigenous methods which may be helpful for conserving the soil health.More than 400 farmers and farm women attended the programme.A few farmers were provided with the Soil Health Card in the programme.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Celebration of World Soil Health Day,2017
Image: Celebration of Soil Health Day,2017