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Event Name :
World Soil Day 2017
Event Venue :
KVK Cuttack, Santhapur
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Ucchapada, Via Kota Sahi,Distt. Cuttack
Contact person details :
Dr Dillip Ranjan Sarangi
SMS (Soil Science)
9438843142 06712117258
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground
Pre Event Description :
KVK Cuttack, a unit of ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, organized World Soil Day awareness programme on the theme “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground” on 5th December, 2017. Dr. Himanshu Pathak, Director, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack and Chief Guest of the programme discussed about the importance of restitution of nutrients into soil for maintenance of soil fertility and getting optimal production. He briefed the participants about different soil health parameters that they can take care of to ensure the fertility of soil. Dr. Amaresh Kumar Nayak, Head, Crop Production Division elaborated the importance of the day. He advised to use soil health friendly technologies like vermicomposting, green manuring, use of customized leaf colour chart for nitrogen fertilizer application and use of recommended dose on basis of soil health card for caring the soil. Dr. Parshuram Samal, Head, Social Science Division asked the farming community to take the benefit of Central Govt.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Soil Health card Scheme hoarding
Image: Distingushed dignitaries releasing a technical bulletin on 'Soil Health and its management'