AGRICULTURAL PROSPECTS FOR DECEMBER

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Panaji, January 07, 2019 …  ..A meeting of the State Level Monitoring Committee (SLMC) was held  to review the Coconut Development Board (CDB) in December 14, 2018 under the Chairmanship of Shri Madhav Kelkar, Director of Agriculture, at Directorate of Agriculture, Krish Bhavan, Caranzalem.

Awareness programme of Coconut Development Board (COB) was held in December 19, 2018 at Duler Farm, Mapusa. 150 participants were present for the programme.

Cluster demonstration under National Food Security Mission (Pulses) are laid on 75ha area with use of low cost technology like use of Rhizobium culture (RC), Phosphate Solubelizing Bacteria (PSB) Tricoderma, use of rock phosphate and micronutrient on cowpea seed. The demonstration will be in Tiswadi, Bardez, Pernem and Salcete (Margao).

Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA-North) organized ‘KRISHI KANTI-Exhibition’ focusing of latest technology and new schemes implemented by the Department to bring more land under cultivation on December 16 to 20, 2018 at Duler, Mapusa. Union Minister of State for AYUSH (IC) Shri Shripad Naik, Minister for TCP                    Shri Vijay Sardessai, Minister for WRD, Shri Vinod Palyekar, Dy. Speaker Shri Michel Lobo, Officers of  Directorate of Agriculture and 1002 farmers.

Directorate of Agriculture in association with ATMA (North) participated in the ‘SARAS Fair 2018-19’ organized by District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Government of Goa, at Kala Academy, Panaji.

Directorate of Agriculture participated in the ‘Lokotsav’ organized by Adarsh Yuva Sangh, Gaondongri and Kotigao, conducted at Adarsh Gram Amone, Canacona.

Training Programme on ‘Application of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System in Agriculture Development’ was held at National Institute Agriculture Extension Management, (MANAGE) Hyderabad, wherein two official of this Directorate attended.

Vegetables seed including Hybrid seed were provided to the farmers on 50% assistance for promotion of vegetable in Rabi 2018-19.

3.902 kg Seeds and 10,000 nos seedlings were distributed

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