21st August, 2020, Tapi
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Navsari Agricultural University (NAU), Tapi, Gujarat in collaboration with the RASHTRA SEVIKA SAMITI, Vyara & Navsari, Gujarat organized the State Level Webinar on “Kitchen Garden and Terrace Garden” today.
In his address, Shri Prabhubhai Vasava, Member of Parliament, Bardoli highlighted the importance of Kitchen Garden / Terrace Garden along with the medicinal plants at household level during the COVID-19 situation.
Dr. K.A. Patel, Director of Extension Education, NAU, Navsari, Gujarat outlined the benefits of kitchen gardens on human health.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Dr. C.D. Pandya, Senior Scientist & Head, KVK, Tapi, Gujarat underlined the advantages of State Level Webinar regarding Kitchen & Terrace Gardening in the present COVID -19 condition.
Apprising the importance of organic garden during the technical session, Dr. C.K. Timbadia, Senior Scientist & Head, KVK, NAU, Navsari, Gujarat provided the detailed information on vermicompost, castor cake, Neem oil, goat manure, PANCHGAVYA and cow urine.
Smt. Kalyaniben D. Pandya, Social worker, RSS, Tapi, Gujarat emphasized on the Kitchen and Terrace Garden for inspiring the women participants towards using the chemical-free and fresh vegetables at their homes.
A total of 45 urban and rural women actively participated in the programme.
(Source: ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Navsari Agricultural University, Tapi, Gujarat)