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ICAR-NBPGR and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Badwani, Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior

Date Posted: 11-05-2022

ICAR-NBPGR and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Badwani, Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior organised an awareness programme on Conservation and use of indigenous plant genetic resources at village Ekelbara block Rajpur District Badwani on 10.05.2022. This area is having more than 90% tribal population and this district is one of the aspirational districts listed by Niti Aayog. The programme was attended by more than 150 tribal farmers and lot of enthusiasm was shown by them even at above 45 degree day temperature. Farmers were provided farm implements and seeds of their use during the programme. KVK Badwani Head Dr SK Badodiya, SMS Dr DK Jain and Dr DK Tiwari participated and addressed the farmers. Village Sarpanch Shri Magan and other senior panchyat members also participated in this programme. Source Dr SK Malik and OP Dhariwal.

(Source Dr SK Malik, NBPGR, New Delhi