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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Barnala
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Handiaya, District- Barnala
Contact person details :
Dr. Prahalad Singh Tanwar
Associate Director (Training)
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: The programme was organized to create awareness among the farming community about the importance of soil health.
Pre Event Description :
KVK, Barnala celebrated “World Soil Day” on dated 5th Dec., 2017 under the guidance of Dr. Prahalad Singh Tanwar, in which about 400 farmers from the district and surrounding areas attended the programme. Sh. Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, MLA, Barnala & Dr. Harish Kumar Verma, Director Extension Education, GADVASU, Ludhiana were the Chief guests of this event. Dr. P. S. Tanwar, Associate Director welcomed the Chief guests & all others. Dr. Tanwar put a brief note on activities performed by KVK in the service of farming community. Dr. Tanwar stated that farmer should be follow soil testing before starting the cropping and must use the dose of fertilizers accordingly and he also stated that KVK, Barnala has soil testing facility and farmers may get the test of their soil samples at KVK.The Soil Health Cards were also distributed to the farmers on this occasion. A question- answer session was also held and 20 prizes were distributed to the winners by Dr. H. K. Verma and Dr. P. S. Tanwar.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Distribution of Soil Health Cards to the farmers
Image: Celebration on World Soil Day (Stage)