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Event Name :
World Soil Day - 2017
Event Venue :
RATHINDRA KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA, PALLI SIKSHA BHAVANA (INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE), VISVA-BHARATI, SRINIKETAN, BIRBHUM-731236, WEST BENGAL
KVK address :
Rathindra Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Palli Siksha Bhavan, (Institute of Agriculture)PO.Sri Niketan,Distt. Birbhum
Contact person details :
Smt. Ruma Addy
Programme Coordinator(Officiating)
rathindrakvk@gmail.com
9474413964 03463264771
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To generate awareness among the farming community about the importance of Soil Testing, Soil Health Management Practices and to give them an exposure on ideal soil sample collection, soil testing and soil health management practices.
Pre Event Description :
The event was attended by Prof. Biswapati Mandal, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya and Prof. Amit Kumar Hazra, Registrar (Acting), Visva-Bharati. 104 numbers of practicing farmers, farm women, rural youths of various blocks of Birbhum district attended the programme. 104 numbers of soil health cards prepared by the Rathindra Krishi Vigyan Kendra were distributed among the participants farmers. Three extension literature regarding soil health management and soil testing were released. Also, the speech of Honourable Prime Minister on this topic was distributed among the participants. Prof. Biswapati Mandal, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya gave a very lucid presentation on various aspects of Soil Health Management practices and its importance in a two hour long speech which have evoked a great interest among the participants. In the second half of the programme films related with Soil Testing were shown.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Celebration of World Soil Day-2017
Image: Soil Health Card Scheme
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