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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bandipora
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Putshai,Distt. Bandipora
Contact person details :
Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hakeem
SMS Soil Science
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: 1. The World Soil Day aims to spread messages on the importance of soil quality for food security and healthy ecosystems. 2. The objective of this international observance is to promote and raise awareness of the importance of soils towards agriculture development.
Pre Event Description :
Soil Health Day was celebrated by the Kendra on 5th of December 2018 at the main hall of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bandipora and also at the village Surinder. On the occasion Training programme on Soil Health Management was conducted at the campus in which 81 farmers and farm women participated. Dr. Tariq Sultan, Incharge Programme Coordinator, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hakeem SMS Soil Science, Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat SMS Agri-Extension and Dr. Tahir Saleem SMS Vegetable Science gave detailed lectures on Importance of Soil Health and its Management under prevailing conditions. Another programme on the day was organised at village Surinder in which 60 farmers and farm women participated. Scientists of the Kendra demonstrated soil sampling techniques in the field. Training programme on soil health management was also conducted in the said village.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: The Scientist of the Kendra delivering lecture on Importance of Soil Health in Agriculture and Human Health.
Image: Awareness Programme on Soil Health Management at Village Surinder