Panaji: July, 2015 …. The Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar has said that women has capacity to create value based ideal society inculcating values in children. With commitment and zeal women can make the mission of Swacch Bharat and Nital Goy a great success.

Shri Parsekar was recently speaking as Chief Guest for the inaugural function of two days “Resource training programme in Composting and Vermi Composting” organized by the Goa State Council for Science and Technology at Village Panchayat Agarwada.

Shri Parsekar speaking further said that proper management and disposal of wet, dry, garbage will help to avail compost for farming and resolving of the problem of garbage. The two day resource training will help to learn scientific techniques of manufacturing compost and vermi compost as the same can be used for organic farming which also is the need of the hour he added.

Shri Levinson Martins, Director of Department of Science And Technology while guiding the participants of workshop said that garbage is a man made problem for which we are responsible and who have also to resolve this problem. Goa he said, is known world over as a touristic destination because of its scenic natural beauty and peace. We have to further enhance beauty and maintain this craze by keeping Goa garbage free he added.

Dr. Nitin Sawant, Member Secretary Goa State Council for Science and Technology during his address called for the need of organic farming. Although chemical fertilizers enhances productivity of crop but it leads to various diseases like cancer. Organic farming he said will help to avoid these diseases and keep our health safe. He also appealed to the people to cooperate with the Government to tackle garbage problem to keep our Goa clean.

Shri Prasad Parab Zonal Agricultural Officer while speaking at the function stressed on the need of organic farming. Now the time has come that we have to seriously think about use of organic fertilizers like compost and vermi compost in our farmlands. Chemical fertilizers not only affects the health of human beings but also damages the fertility of land. Manufacturing of compost is in practice from long back but the guidance of systematic and scientific manufacturing of compost and vermi compost would be provided in this workshop. He said if we plan to dispose garbage properly will help in both ways in getting compost and disposing off garbage problem to keep our surrounding, Goa clean he added

Smt. Shashikala Damaji Sarpanch, Shri Eknath Chodankar Dy.Sarpanch Ward Members Members of various Selp Help Groups and others attended the function.


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