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2019-10-22

Awareness Programme and Webcast on Fertilizer Application

A Fertilizer Application Awareness Programme was organized at KVK on 22-10-2019 in collaboration with Zuari Agro Chemicals LTD, Goa. During the welcome address, Shri H. R. C. Prabhu, Programme Coordinator Incharge, Spoke on the judicious use of fertilizers for better returns. Shri Mandar Savoikar, Asst. Manager, Zuari Agro Chemicals LTD, brifed on the activities of Zuari Agro fertilizer application. Dr. A. R. Desai, Director Incharge, ICAR – CCARI, Goa, talked on the balanced use of organic and inorganics for better crop production. During the technical session, Dr. Gopal Mahajan, Scientists, talked on, Soil Health Card, App based fertilizer calculator, biofertilizers, fertigation. Shri Shashi Vishwakarma, Technical Officer (Soil Science), spoke on Vermicomposting. The farmers also viewed the live telecast of address by Hon. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Agri Minister and Shri Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers. During the field visit farmers visited Virgin Coconut Oil Unit and Vermicompost Unit. Smt Suentra Talaulikar, SMS (Home Science), proposed vote of thanks and the programme was compere by Dr. Monica Suresh Singh. The farmers from Mauxi and Savoiverem villages attended the programme.

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