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Event Name :
world soil Day
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Churacahandpur, Training Hall
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Pearsonmun village,Distt. Churachandpur
Contact person details :
Dr. Niranjan Lal
Senior Scientist and Head
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To highlight the importance of soil as the most critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to the human commonwealth through its contribution to food, water and energy security and as a mitigator of biodiversity loss and climate change.
Pre Event Description :
The program was held at conference hall, KVK Churachandpur on 5th December, 2018. A total of 110 nos. of farmers from 17 villages of Churachandpur, attended the programme. Shri T. Khaikhomang, MDC Lanva Block, graced the occasion as chief guest and Smt. Veilhing, Chief of Songpi village, as Guest of Honours. The programme was conducted under the leadership of Dr. I. Meghachandra Singh, Joint Director, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Manipur Centre, Lamphelpat, patronage of Dr. Narendra Prakash, Director, ICAR for NEH Region, Umiam, Barapani.Gracing the occasion Dr. Niranjan Lal, Senior Scientist and Head, KVK-Churachandpur welcomes the Chief Guest, all dignitaries and participating farmers. He briefed the history and relevance of soil day on this special day (December 5). He also explained about healthy soil which is the foundation of the food system by improving soil health and reducing input costs for farmers.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Day group photograph
Image: World Soil Day