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Celebration of Special Day – Kisan Diwas (Farmer’s Day)   (23 December, 2019)


Kisan Diwas (Farmer’s Day) was celebrated as a special day at ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur on 23.12.2018 by inviting about 50 farmers from various regions of the Jabalpur. Dr. P. K. Singh, Director (A), ICAR-DWR, Jabalpur appraised the house about contribution of Farmers in the Country, Swachhata Pakhwad along with weed management in various crops. He also discussed about the experiences of Swachhata initiatives undertaken during last 5 years. He further presented a detailed action plan for Swachhata including House, locality, roads etc.

Dr. R. P. Dubey, Principal Scientist, ICAR-DWR, Jabalpur informed the house about Farmer’s day and its importance. He further discussed about the various crop production in the Country and stated about the role of farmers in the growth of the Country. Dr. Sushil Kumar, Principal Scientist, ICAR-DWR, Jabalpur informed the farmers about compost pit, he also demonstrated how to make a compost pit and its importance to the crops etc.

Experience on Swachhta initiatives were shared by the Directorate & invited farmers. They were actively shared their experiences and informed us the benefits of the cleanliness initiatives initiated by the Government. About 95 persons were attended the above Kisan Diwas.