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Event Name :
world soil day
Event Venue :
KVK Poonch
KVK address :
Kirshi Vigyan Kendra,Qazi Morah, Poonch
Contact person details :
Dr. Ajay Gupta
I/c Scientist & Head
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Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: Awareness on importance of soil to human life importance of soil to plants and farmers importance of soil testing and soil health management balanced use of fertilizers for maintaining soil health and fertility on sustainable basis
Pre Event Description :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Poonch, under the patronage of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, in collaboration with Department of Agriculture, Poonch celebrated World Soil Day today at KVK campus in a befitting manner. The day has been celebrated all over the world to connect farmer with soils and raise awareness on their critical importance in our lives. The celebration was attended by more than 100 farmers and 25 Officers from Line Department from every nook and corner of the district. Dr. Ajay Gupta , Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK Poonch explained the importance of celebration of ‘World Soil Day as soils provide plants with essential minerals and nutrients. The individuals across the globe are celebrating World Soil Day to recognize how healthy soils are vital for the future of the food system and a sustainable planet, he said. He stated that healthy soils are important for food and nutritional security and for a healthy life. He informed that the theme
Target Group: Farmer