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Event Name :
World soil day
Event Venue :
KVK Kulgam SKUAST-Kashmir
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Kulgam (Pombay), P/O Gopalpora ,Distt. Kulgam
Contact person details :
Dr Tasneem Mubarak
Programme coordinator
9797138441 01931213492
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To create awareness about the reasons of deteriorating soil health, hoe to maintain it and what are the repercussions and implications of poor soil health.
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Health Day was organized by KVK-Kulgam on 5 December, 2017. Worthy District Development Commissioner Mr. Talat Parveez graced the event as Chief Guest. Besides Chief Horticulture Officer, District Agriculture Officer, District Information officer, Agriculture Extension Officers and officials from line department attended the programme. 212 farmers, 5 prominent electronic and print media journalist in the district also attended the programme. Some Ex- Punches and sarpanchs were also present Significance of the event in view of deteriorating soil health was highlighted and attention of stake holders was diverted towards the reasons of soil health problem. Suitable suggestions and sustainable management practices not only to improve soil health but also to sustain better returns and save the environment were shared among stakeholders.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Health Day
Image: World Soil Day celebrated on 5/12/2017