Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized

15th August, 2021, Washim, Maharashtra

To mark the celebration of the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan” being organized from August to November, 2021, the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Washim, Maharashtra organized the “Kisan Mela-cum-Awareness Programme” in the adopted Village Shirsala of Malegaon Block today.

In his address, the Chief Guest, Shri Narayan Ingole, Progressive Farmer insisted on micro-irrigation. He also stressed on the need for “More Crop Per Drop Technique” and the adoption of advanced techniques for soil water conservation.

Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized  Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized

The Promoters of Olandeshwar Farmers’ Producers’ Organization - Shri Ramchandra Patil Ingole, Shri Damodhar Sarda, Shri Sanjay Sharma, Shri Dattarao Ingole and Shri Dajiba Patil were present as the Guests of Honor during the occasion.

In his welcome address, Dr. R.L. Kale, Head & Senior Scientist, KVK, Washim, Maharashtra highlighted the role of technical backstopping followed by a scientific interaction with the KVK Scientists for the Scientific Management of Farming. He also outlined the importance of effective water management through crop planning and water conservation in the Rainfed agriculture.

The farmers were apprised about the micro-irrigation systems, rain water harvesting, water conservation, appropriate crops, and efficient water management for livestock & aquaculture.

The participating farmers were distributed with the “Vegetable Nutri Kit” and “Saplings of Nutritious Plants” during the occasion.

(Source: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Washim, Maharashtra)