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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
KVK Campus
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,J.J. Farm, Near New Grain Market,Sultanpur Road, PO. Sheikhupur,Distt. Kapurthala
Contact person details :
Dr. Gurmeet Singh
Asstt. Prof. Plant Protection
9814825584 01822233056
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: Importance of soil and water testing
Pre Event Description :
KVK, Kapurthala celebrated World Soil Day on 5th December, 2017 at KVK, premises in which about 220 farmers and farm women participated. At the outset of the programme, Dr. Manoj Sharrma, Associate Director, KVK, Kapurthala put light on the importance of celebrating the World Soil Day. He also told about the various activities being run by the KVK for the welfare of the farmers. S. Avtar Singh Bhullar, Additional Deputy Director (development), District Kapurthala was the chief guest of the programme. Dr. Ravinder Singh, SDO, Soil Conservatoin laid emphasis on the use of fertilizers based on soil testing. Dr. Kulwinder Singh Sandhu, Deputy Director (Hort.) put light on the various schemes being run by the horticulture department for the welfare of the farmers.Dr. Guljar Singh told about the varieties of sugarcane, its insect pest and diseases and various intercrops which can be sown within the sugarcane rows for increasing productivity.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Day
Image: Distribute of soil health cards