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Kisan Diwas celebrated as part of swachhata Pakhwada at ICAR-NBPGR, Exp. Station, Issapur

Date Posted: 24-12-2020

As part of swachhata Pakhwada, Kisan diwas was celebrated with nearby farmers of Issapur on 23.12.20 at ICAR-NBPGR, Exp. Station, Issapur . Programme begin with taking swachhata pledge. Farrmers were brought to different crop field to show germplasm variability. Besides discussion on conservation practices of bio diversity and utilization, Diversification of crop with arid fruit crops was also discussed. Package of practices of horticultural crop production and their value addition for enhancing farmer income were highlighted. Technologies to convert agricultural waste to wealth were also promoted, which include; preparation of bio-compost, vermicomposting. The Programme was coordinated by Dr. Vijay Singh Meena, Scientist and OIC, Exp. Station, Issapur.

(Source Dr. Vijay Singh Meena, OIC, Exp. Station, Issapur,ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi)