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KVK, Samrala organized awareness camp for Mobilization of students under Crop Residue Management Project on 27 Sept 2019 at Government Senior Secondary School, Bija.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Samrala under the aegis of PAU Ludhiana is organizing various extension activities for creating awareness among the students and farming community to curb the practice of crop residue burning. In this context, Krishi Vigyan Kendra under the guidance of Dr. S.C. Sharma (Associate Director) organized a mobilization programme for students of Government Senior Secondary School, Bija on 27.9.2019. Around 350 students including staff members and scientists participated in this programme.

Dr. S.C. Sharma welcomed all the students and highlighted the harmful effects of burning of crop residue. He also gave a call to the students for effective utilization of natural resources and efficient management of crop residue for sustainable agriculture and safeguarding the environment. Mobilization of school/ colleges students through different activities to made aware about pollution due to residue burning, its bad effects & PAU recommended CRM technologies for wider awareness among farming community and with appeal, No Residue Burn.

Sh. Rakesh Kumar (Principal, Government Senior Secondary School, Bija) encouraged the students to learn latest technologies, manage crop residue into soil, use fertilizers and insecticides judiciously for profit from farming.

Dr. Aman Sharma , Assistant Professor (Plant Protection), KVK shared various technological options for in-situ crop residue management in detail and also informed the participants about the benefits of adopting crop residue management techniques.

Dr. Avneet Kaur, Assistant Professor (Horticulture) briefed the participants about the importance of incorporation of crop residue in the soil to improve soil health and fertility. She also emphasized on the importance of Kitchen gardening and use of straw in mushroom cultivation.

Dr. Amarjeet Kaur (Demonstrator, Home Sc.) informed about ill effects of residue burning on human and soil health. She also advised the students to keep the surroundings clean and avoid use of single use plastic. On this occasion, a rally was organised by the studentts for creating awareness about crop residue management. A poster making and slogan writing competition was also organized in which students participated enthusiastically. The winners of competition were awarded with the prizes. Programme ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Amarjeet Kaur.


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