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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
National Research Centre on seed spices, Tabiji, Ajmer
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Tabiji Farm, NH No.8,Distt. Ajmer
Contact person details :
Dr. S.K. Sharma, Professor
9414707871 2970139
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To make farmers aware about the importance of soil health for better crop yield.
Pre Event Description :
KVK Ajmer celebrated World Soil Day on 5th December, 2017 at NRCSS, Tabiji, Ajmer. Dr. B.L. Choudhary, Chairman RBSE, Ajmer was the Chief Guest over the function. Dr. C.B. Gena, Ex-VC, MGSU, Bikaner was the guest of honour. The other dignitaries present were Dr. Gopal Lal, Director NRCSS, Ajmer, Dy. Director ATMA, Dy. Director IPM Lab. along with scientists of NRCSS, KVK, ARSS and Bank officials, NGO officials, Sh. Santosh Soni, representative, DD news. Total 180 farmers and farm women of nearby villages of Ajmer and 47 DLOs participated in the programme. After formal welcome of all the guests, a message of Hon’ble PM and short video film was shown to the participants. The Chief Guest exhorted the farmers to get their soil tested and accordingly enrich their soils for improving soil fertility. This way, they would fetch better yield of the crops. The progressive farmers and best extension workers were felicitated. A brochure on soil health was also released on the occasion.
Target Group: Others
Image: Chief Guest addressing the gathering during World Soil Day
Image: Guest over dias during World Soil Day