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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
An event World Soil Day was celebrated on December 5, 2017 in the premises of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sirsa.
KVK address :
Contact person details :
Dr Devender Jakkar
DES Soil Science
9416160958 01666221147
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: Visitors to get motivated towards the theme of event World Soil Day, so that all section of Indian population particularly the Indian famers get motivated for better crop production and protection techniques to achieve self sufficiency on every aspects and fields through the importance and benefit of soil and water testing.
Pre Event Description :
Approximately 650 farmers and farm women working in the different sector of agriculture have participated in the event. Professor Ganeshi Lal; National President Disciplinary Committee graced the event as Chief Guest. Shri Surender Nehra local leader, Mrs Suman Sharma Councillor, MC, Sirsa; Mr Sanjeev Sharma, DDM NABARD, Sirsa; DHO staff, DDA Staff, Dr PP Jain, Regional Director (retired) Cotton Research Station, Sirsa and Dr OP Tuteja, Principal Scientist, CICR, Sirsa. Event was also accompanied by Dr LS Beniwal; Senior Coordinator, Dr Devender Jakhar; DES (Soil), Dr Vinod Malik; DES (Plant Pathology), Dr Dalip Kumar; DES (Entomology) and Dr Nirmal Kumar; DES (Agril Econ). Dr BS Sheokand Professor (retired) LUVAS, Hisar, were there to join the hand to get the event successful. Dr Devender Jakhar DES (Soil Science) explained the process and procedures to take and withdraw the soil and water samples by individual farmers in the field.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Dignitaries on dais
Image: visitors in the event world soil day