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Event Name :
celebration of world soil day
Event Venue :
kvk hall
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Namthang,Distt. South Sikkim
Contact person details :
Meena Pradhan
SMS Extensionnnnn
Event Date :
12/5/2019 To 12/5/2019
Objective: To raise awareness on importance of soil heath management.
Pre Event Description :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra South Sikkim observed World Soil Day on 5Th December 2019 at KVK Campus. The Programme was attended by extension functionaries of Horticulture and Agriculture Department. The farmers from Turuk, Bokrong and Ruchung villages also attended the programme. At the very outset Shri. I.P.Shivakoti, Sr.Scientist and Head KVK South welcomed the gathering and briefed the farmers about the World Soil Day and importance of soil health management in organic farming. Shri. Yograj Pradhan,ADO, Soil Testing Lab, Namthang presented a detailed powerpoint presentation about Soil Sampling procedure and management of acid soils. Method demonstrated on Soil Sample collection was also conducted by Shri Rajiv Pradhan, Inspector, Soil Testing Lab to ensure farmers about the proper soil collection procedure. The Programme was coordinated by Ms. Meena Pradhan, SMS Extension.
Target Group: Farmer
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